Quotation Explorer - 'Meetings'

Football is a mistake. It combines the two worst elements of American life. Violence and committee meetings. - George F. Will
Be a pro at what you do. No one shows-up to meetings of the Unsuccessful Skydivers Club. - Ryan Lilly
Meetings are indispensable when you don't want to do anything. - John Kenneth Galbraith
CLIO, n. One of the nine Muses. Clio's function was to preside over history -- which she did with great dignity, many of the prominent citizens of Athens occupying seats on the platform, the meetings being addressed by Messrs. Xenophon, Herodotus and other popular speakers. - Ambrose Bierce
What in your life is calling you,When all the noise is silenced,The meetings adjourned...The lists laid aside,And the Wild Iris bloomsBy itselfIn the dark forest...What still pulls on your soul?—RUMI - Robin Gregory
If, as I have reason to believe, I have disintegrated the nucleus of the atom, this is of greater significance than the war.[Apology to the international anti-submarine committee for being absent from several meetings during World War I.] - Ernest Rutherford
Meetings are an addictive, highly self-indulgent activity that corporations and other organizations habitually engage in only because they cannot actually masturbate.
A good life is a series of joyful meetings and joyful moments.
The meetings and marches and vigils are cool, but if the enemy isn't present, you're just talking slick to a can of oil. - Darnell Lamont Walker
Most business meetings involve one party elaborately suppressing a wish to shout at the other: 'just give us the money'. - Alain de Botton
Highly engaged teams have highly engaged leaders. Leaders must be about presence not productivity. Make meetings a no phone zone. - Janna Cachola
Be true to yourself and the right people and resources always show up. The Universe always conspires for the right meetings to occur. Everything is unfolding as it should. It really is. - Maria Erving
Now we realize that time is our most valuable resource, and every minute we spend in one of these meetings just sitting there is time wasted. - Blake Ross
In meetings philosophy might work,on the field practicality works. - Amit Kalantri
If we are serious about climbing to higher ground, we will be found in church every Sunday—attending all of our meetings, partaking of the sacrament, participating in Sunday School, and contributing to the spirit found in Relief Society, Primary, and priesthood meetings. - Robert L. Millet
I think there needs to be a meeting to set an agenda for more meetings about meetings. - Jonah Goldberg
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