Quotations on Meeting

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Admitting the force of these contentions, nevertheless, the custom of meeting together in public assembly for the consideration of the most serious, the most exalted topics of human interest is too vitally precious to be lost.
- Felix Adler
(Keywords: Consideration, Custom, Force, Interest, Meeting, Public)

Johns Hopkins introduced me to two defining events in my life: commitment to biomedical research and meeting my future wife, Mary.
- Peter Agre
(Keywords: Wife, Commitment, Events, Future, Meeting, Research)

The production team's first meeting took place at my house. I had ideas and a color scheme in mind, how I wanted the movie to look, because that has to be a real collaboration.
- Debbie Allen
(Keywords: Ideas, Collaboration, First, Meeting, Mind, Production)

In a jazz atmosphere, the audience members were so quiet and respectful of the musicians that you felt you were almost part of a meeting at a church or a temple, where everyone was completely in tune with the sermon and what the whole event was about.
- David Amram
(Keywords: Church, Temple, Jazz, Meeting, Musicians, Quiet)

Gender equality is more than a goal in itself. It is a precondition for meeting the challenge of reducing poverty, promoting sustainable development and building good governance.
- Kofi Annan
(Keywords: Equality, Development, Goal, Building, Challenge, Gender, Gender equality, Meeting, Poverty)

India is the meeting place of the religions and among these Hinduism alone is by itself a vast and complex thing, not so much a religion as a great diversified and yet subtly unified mass of spiritual thought, realization and aspiration.
- Sri Aurobindo
(Keywords: Religion, Thought, Hinduism, Meeting, Spiritual)

Don't be dismayed by good-byes. A farewell is necessary before you can meet again. And meeting again, after moments or lifetimes, is certain for those who are friends.
- Richard Bach
(Keywords: Friends, Meeting, Moments)

A Parliament is nothing less than a big meeting of more or less idle people.
- Walter Bagehot
(Keywords: People, Meeting, Nothing, Parliament)

I loved planning 'The Tyra Show' more than actually having to do it. I loved coming up with show ideas, honing each program and crafting it. I'm more excited being in a meeting than being on TV.
- Tyra Banks
(Keywords: Ideas, Being, Meeting, Planning)

Ted Turner sailed into the meeting, and I mean sailed. He holds himself as if he were at the helm of his sailboat, in the process of winning the race.
- Joseph Barbera
(Keywords: Winning, Meeting, Race)

Hollywood is going to have to find a way of meeting those profit goals.
- Peter Bart
(Keywords: Goals, Hollywood, Meeting, Profit)

I knew there was something I had to do yesterday. I couldn't remember what it is. I can't figure it out. I know it's a holiday. I know I don't have a meeting. It's very confusing.
- Jennifer Beals
(Keywords: Holiday, Meeting, Yesterday)

Basic human contact - the meeting of eyes, the exchanging of words - is to the psyche what oxygen is to the brain. If you're feeling abandoned by the world, interact with anyone you can.
- Martha Beck
(Keywords: Eyes, Feeling, Meeting, Words, World)

I love meeting fans. The people who are fans of my books are really smart and dedicated, because some independent comics are hard to get. I will drive all the way to Pittsburgh or Detroit to put it in their hands.
- Brian M. Bendis
(Keywords: Love, People, Books, Fans, Meeting, Will)

The first temptation, upon meeting an old friend after many years, is always to - look the other way.
- Ugo Betti
(Keywords: Friend, First, Meeting, Old, Temptation, Years)

I had many enemies among the Sioux; I would be running considerable risk in meeting them.
- Buffalo Bill
(Keywords: Enemies, Meeting, Risk, Running)

There is no meeting of minds, no point of understanding with such terror. Just a choice: Defeat it or be defeated by it. And defeat it we must.
- Tony Blair
(Keywords: Defeat, Meeting, Terror, Understanding)

And I've tried to give us a higher profile. Typically, at a board meeting, we'd pass resolutions about the civil-rights issue of the day, but we'd never tell anyone. So I've instituted a policy of announcing our resolutions at the end of our meetings.
- Julian Bond
(Keywords: Policy, Day, End, Meeting, Meetings)

We here in the North have for many years had a natural tendency to feel that when our representatives come together at an international meeting, we embark on the quest of mutual understanding and support.
- Hjalmar Branting
(Keywords: Meeting, Quest, Support, Understanding, Years)

With regard to the ballot, it is worthy of remark that no meeting has been held in favour of Reform at which the ballot has not been strongly insisted upon.
- John Bright
(Keywords: Meeting, Reform)

As a woman, I find it very embarrassing to be in a meeting and realize I'm the only one in the room with balls.
- Rita Mae Brown
(Keywords: Meeting, Woman)

Great tragedy has come to us, and we are meeting it with the best that is in our country, with courage and concern for others because this is America. This is who we are.
- George W. Bush
(Keywords: Courage, America, Concern, Country, Meeting, Tragedy)

In fact, I have the privilege of traveling around our country and meeting people all over the country who are making a huge difference in the lives of their neighbors and themselves. That's what I'm really fortunate to be able to do.
- Laura Bush
(Keywords: People, Country, Difference, Fact, Meeting, Neighbors, Privilege, Traveling)

Governments allocate enormous resources for social programs. And it is true that for many years we have had one of the best social service systems in the world. Yet we are still incapable of meeting the needs of tens of thousands of Canadian families.
- Kim Campbell
(Keywords: Meeting, Needs, Service, World, Years)

And I'm auditioning right now for a movie, and then I have a script that I'm reading right now for a horror film, and I'm meeting for a couple of television shows that I just had yesterday, and pretty much was offered one of them.
- Trishelle Cannatella
(Keywords: Film, Horror, Meeting, Now, Pretty, Reading, Right, Television, Yesterday)

This work is the result of a meeting of minds from two of the most successful men in their respective fields.
- Will Carling
(Keywords: Men, Work, Successful, Meeting, Result)

You should never meet your heroes. Paul Newman... I was so excited about meeting him, but he turned up in shell suit bottoms, slippers, and a jumper. He was just so worn out and old, he wanted to go home.
- Allan Carr
(Keywords: Home, Heroes, Meeting, Old)

We had our first meeting yesterday, and we just laughed all the way through, so if we can bottle that, then I'll be happy. We just get on, and that's half the battle.
- Allan Carr
(Keywords: Battle, First, Meeting, Yesterday)

I remember a big meeting with the hosiery trade in Harold's ministerial room.
- Barbara Castle
(Keywords: Meeting, Trade)

Upon arriving, meeting their teachers and signing up for classes, these students began to realize that their attendance at Delaware State University was not a goal achieved, but rather a dream being sewn - a first step, if you will.
- Michael N. Castle
(Keywords: Dream, Goal, Being, First, Meeting, State, Students, Teachers, University, Will)

So much the worse, it may be, for a particular meeting: but the meeting is the individual, which on evolution principles, must be sacrificed for the development of the race.
- Arthur Cayley
(Keywords: Development, Evolution, May, Meeting, Principles, Race)

It's always been easy with Mark, he's a rock fan and we speak the same language. He's a big Beatles fan too. We worked a lot via CLI calls, though only meeting up once every couple of months.
- Phil Collins
(Keywords: Language, Meeting, Months)

No one over thirty-five is worth meeting who has not something to teach us, - something more than we could learn for ourselves, from a book.
- Cyril Connolly
(Keywords: Meeting, Worth)

And so there I was living in California from Brooklyn, New York, and it was this whole new world for me and I was meeting vegetarians. I thought, let me try this vegetarian thing. I got really into that.
- Warren Cuccurullo
(Keywords: Thought, Living, Meeting, World)

I want to keep meeting new people, enlarging my circle of friends. I have great friends now... really good people. But I'm always ready for what comes next.
- Paula Danziger
(Keywords: People, Friends, Meeting, Now, Want)

I believe that we must reach our brother, never toning down our fundamental oppositions, but meeting him when he asks to be met, with a reason for the faith that is in us, as well as with a loving sympathy for them as brothers.
- Dorothy Day
(Keywords: Faith, Brother, Sympathy, Brothers, Meeting, Reason)

The pain of parting is nothing to the joy of meeting again.
- Charles Dickens
(Keywords: Joy, Meeting, Nothing, Pain, Parting)

The phrase 'off with the crack of the bat', while romantic, is really meaningless, since the outfielder should be in motion long before he hears the sound of the ball meeting the bat.
- Joe DiMaggio
(Keywords: Meeting, Romantic, Sound)

By strengthening the economy, providing job opportunity and meeting the needs of working families, we can ensure the continued prosperity of our nation.
- Christopher Dodd
(Keywords: Opportunity, Economy, Job, Meeting, Nation, Needs, Prosperity)

She says that I wore some pretty sexy leather pants to that first meeting, but I don't remember.
- Dick Ebersol
(Keywords: First, Meeting, Pretty)

Education, whatever else it should or should not be, must be an inoculation against the poisons of life and an adequate equipment in knowledge and skill for meeting the chances of life.
- Havelock Ellis
(Keywords: Life, Education, Knowledge, Meeting, Skill)

I have found that the greatest help in meeting any problem is to know where you yourself stand. That is, to have in words what you believe and are acting from.
- William Faulkner
(Keywords: Acting, Help, Meeting, Words)

I don't flirt and I don't play the people that I'm meeting with.
- Sherilyn Fenn
(Keywords: People, Meeting, Play)

I was up until all hours of the night, listening to stories, meeting great old comedians.
- Joely Fisher
(Keywords: Comedians, Listening, Meeting, Night, Old)

I was at a meeting two years ago in Beijing, and I passed a bunch of women who were marching in a protest. Their signs were probably saying something I wouldn't have agreed with at all. But I was so glad to see women marching. And it's happening all over the world.
- Betty Friedan
(Keywords: Women, Meeting, Protest, Saying, World, Years)

We may have our private opinions but why should they be a bar to the meeting of hearts?
- Mohandas Gandhi
(Keywords: May, Meeting, Opinions)

Yes, the meeting of dear friends atones for the regret of separation; and like it so much enhances affection, that after absence one wonders how one has been able to stay away from them so long.
- Marguerite Gardiner
(Keywords: Absence, Affection, Friends, Meeting, Regret, Separation, Wonders)

We have played a critical role in meeting the new safety standards. The Canadian space industry contributed new tools that make the inspection of the space shuttle possible.
- Marc Garneau
(Keywords: Meeting, Safety, Space, Tools)

I actually thought that it would be a little confusing during the same period of your life to be in one meeting when you're trying to make money, and then go to another meeting where you're giving it away.
- Bill Gates
(Keywords: Life, Money, Thought, Giving, Meeting, Trying)

From each one of them rose separate columns of smoke, meeting in a pall overhead, and through the smoke came stabbing flashes of fire as German shells burst with thudding shocks of sound. This was the front line of battle.
- Philip Gibbs
(Keywords: Battle, Fire, Meeting, Sound)



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