Quotes and Sayings about Meeting



"I began wearing hats as a young lawyer because it helped me to establish my professional identity. Before that, whenever I was at a meeting, someone would ask me to get coffee."
- Bella Abzug
(Related: Coffee, Identity, Meeting)

"What I enjoy most is travelling to different places and meeting new people. For me, it's all about life experiences, and I'm very grateful that acting allows me so many interesting and fulfilling ones."
- Jensen Ackles
(Related: Life, People, Acting, Meeting)

"The exercises of our meeting are to be simple and devoid of all ceremonial and formalism."
- Felix Adler
(Related: Meeting)

"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
(Related: 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
(Related: Wife, Commitment, Events, Future, Meeting, Research)

"It's lack of faith that makes people afraid of meeting challenges, and I believed in myself."
- Muhammad Ali
(Related: Faith, People, Meeting)

"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
(Related: 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
(Related: 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
(Related: Equality, Development, Goal, Building, Challenge, Gender, Gender equality, Meeting, Poverty)

"He actually came up to me and we started speaking. And from that conversation we were able to come to a meeting of the minds and it seemed as if it was clear to me that he wanted to do similar things to what I wanted to do."
- Maurice Ashley
(Related: Conversation, Meeting)

"With her high pale brow under her faded brown hair, she was like a rock washed clean by years of her husband's absences at conventions, dinners, committee meetings or simply at the office."
- Louis Auchincloss
(Related: HusbCommittee, Hair, Meetings, Office, Years)

"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
(Related: Religion, Thought, Hinduism, Meeting, Spiritual)

"As we take our places in the General Assembly and at the Council meetings, let us begin all our work in the name of God, for the solution of all our problems is a spiritual one."
- Warren R. Austin
(Related: Work, God, Meetings, Name, Problems, Solution, 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
(Related: Friends, Meeting, Moments)

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

"There is one criticism which cannot be leveled at interparliamentary conferences but which is applicable to a great extent to peace congresses: the meetings waste time."
- Fredrik Bajer
(Related: Peace, Time, Criticism, Meetings, Waste)

"The aspect of congresses and such meetings generally to which I attach the greatest importance is the discussion. That is why people assemble: to hear different opinions, rather than to pass resolutions."
- Fredrik Bajer
(Related: People, Importance, Meetings, Opinions)

"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
(Related: 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
(Related: Winning, Meeting, Race)

"New York is the meeting place of the peoples, the only city where you can hardly find a typical American."
- Djuna Barnes
(Related: American, Meeting)

"When you're in love you never really know whether your elation comes from the qualities of the one you love, or if it attributes them to her; whether the light which surrounds her like a halo comes from you, from her, or from the meeting of your sparks."
- Natalie Clifford Barney
(Related: Love, Light, Meeting)

"If you had to identify, in one word, the reason why the human race has not achieved, and never will achieve, its full potential, that word would be 'meetings.'"
- Dave Barry
(Related: Potential, Race, Reason, Will, Word)

"Love is the delightful interval between meeting a beautiful girl and discovering that she looks like a haddock."
- John Barrymore
(Related: Love, Meeting)

"The green-light meeting, when I first started at Paramount, would consist of maybe three or four of us in a room. Perhaps two or three of us would have read the script under discussion."
- Peter Bart
(Related: First, Meeting)

"A green-light meeting is when the decision is made finally whether or not to make a given picture."
- Peter Bart
(Related: Decision, Meeting)

"Hollywood is going to have to find a way of meeting those profit goals."
- Peter Bart
(Related: 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
(Related: 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
(Related: Eyes, Feeling, Meeting, Words, World)

"Out of fifty mathematical papers presented in brief at such a meeting, it is a rare mathematician indeed who really understands what more than half a dozen are about."
- E. T. Bell
(Related: Meeting)

"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
(Related: 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
(Related: Friend, First, Meeting, Old, Temptation, Years)

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

"I woke up find a rather noisy multi-lingual meeting going on. This was great as everyone could participate and even though everything had to be translated into about four different languages it never became boring. After a while the meeting broke up and everyone went for food."
- John Blair
(Related: Food, Meeting)

"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
(Related: Defeat, Meeting, Terror, Understanding)

"Meeting Chet was a life changing moment for me."
- Suzy Bogguss
(Related: Life, Meeting)

"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
(Related: Policy, Day, End, Meeting, Meetings)

"There are two ways of meeting difficulties: you alter the difficulties or you alter yourself meeting them."
- Phyllis Bottome
(Related: Difficulties, Meeting)

"Meeting people unlike oneself does not enlarge one's outlook; it only confirms one's idea that one is unique."
- Elizabeth Bowen
(Related: People, Idea, Meeting)

"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
(Related: Meeting, Quest, Support, Understanding, Years)

"And the annual meetings of the League's Assembly are in effect official peace congresses binding on the participating states to an extent that most statesmen a quarter of a century ago would have regarded as utopian."
- Hjalmar Branting
(Related: Peace, Effect, Meetings, states)

"Many have gone on to do important scientific work but all remember those wonderful times when we and our science were young and our excitement in meeting new challenges knew no bounds."
- Sydney Brenner
(Related: Science, Work, Excitement, Meeting)

"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
(Related: 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
(Related: Meeting, Woman)

"Art and science have their meeting point in method."
- Edward G. Bulwer-Lytton
(Related: Art, Science, Meeting)

"I'd make a comment at a meeting and nobody would even acknowledge me. Then some man would say the same thing and they'd all nod."
- Charlotte Bunch
(Related: Man, Meeting)

"If I had a choice about going to a meeting at a studio or changing a nappy, I'd choose the nappy."
- Tim Burton
(Related: Choice, Meeting)

"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
(Related: Courage, America, Concern, Country, Meeting, Tragedy)

"If I'm just at the White House, I have meetings in my office, I sign letters, I plan different things. Late in the afternoon, I'll quit working and wait for my husband to get home."
- Laura Bush
(Related: Home, Husband, Letters, Meetings, Office)

"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
(Related: 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
(Related: 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
(Related: Film, Horror, Meeting, Now, Pretty, Reading, Right, Television, Yesterday)

"We've had Town Hall meetings, we've witnessed election after election, in which the American people have taken a position on the President's health care bill. And the bottom line is the people don't like this bill. They don't want it."
- Eric Cantor
(Related: Health, People, American, Care, Meetings, President, Want)

"The farmers in Kansas are sorely in need of a credit system meeting their special requirements, that they may more readily obtain money on short or long time for their farming operations, or that they may become owners of farms."
- Arthur Capper
(Related: Money, Time, Credit, May, Meeting)

"And, one thing I definitely enjoyed personally, from a selfish point of view, was exploration and going to places that I had never been to before and learning, you know, meeting the people and getting to know, new sights and sounds, etc."
- Duane G. Carey
(Related: People, Exploration, Learning, Meeting)

"This work is the result of a meeting of minds from two of the most successful men in their respective fields."
- Will Carling
(Related: 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
(Related: 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
(Related: Battle, First, Meeting, Yesterday)

"I still get excited about meeting celebrities, because I don't think I'm a celebrity myself."
- Allan Carr
(Related: Celebrity, Meeting)

"I remember a big meeting with the hosiery trade in Harold's ministerial room."
- Barbara Castle
(Related: 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
(Related: 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
(Related: Development, Evolution, May, Meeting, Principles, Race)

"And in another point of view, I think it is right that the address of a president should be on his own subject, and that different subjects should be thus brought in turn before the meetings."
- Arthur Cayley
(Related: Meetings, President, Right)

"Moby Dick - that book is so amazing. I just realized that it starts with two characters meeting in bed; that's how my book begins, too, but I hadn't noticed the parallel before, two characters forced to share a bed, reluctantly."
- Michael Chabon
(Related: Bed, Meeting)

"Congress seems drugged and inert most of the time... its idea of meeting a problem is to hold hearings or, in extreme cases, to appoint a commission."
- Shirley Chisholm
(Related: Time, Idea, Congress, Extreme, Meeting)

"Like my colleagues, I did about 10 to 15 town hall meetings on this issue; and what I found is people came with a sincere interest to learn, a sincere interest to cut through the rhetoric and understand how this Medicare bill impacts them in their daily lives."
- Chris Chocola
(Related: People, Interest, Meetings, Rhetoric)

"I don't think there are really enough meetings in Britain for our athletes to compete properly, and because of this a lot of the talent we have has been stunted."
- Linford Christie
(Related: Talent, Athletes, Meetings)

"We've had some fairly intensive discussions leading up to these meetings between NATO and Russia, preparing for them, and it's going to be a very important six months for NATO."
- Warren Christopher
(Related: Leading, Meetings, Months, Russia)

"Since I was 12 or 13, I have been taking movie meetings finding a project right for me because I wanted to try it. Craig gave us the script - it was set in Wales, it is really British humour. I just loved it."
- Charlotte Church
(Related: Meetings, Project, Right)

"Meeting Franklin Roosevelt was like opening your first bottle of champagne; knowing him was like drinking it."
- Winston Churchill
(Related: Drinking, First, Meeting)

"I am prepared to meet my Maker. Whether my Maker is prepared for the great ordeal of meeting me is another matter."
- Winston Churchill
(Related: Meeting)

"Avoid any specific discussion of public policy at public meetings."
- Quintus Tullius Cicero
(Related: Policy, Meetings, Public, Public policy)

"We would not be interested in human beings if we did not have the hope of someday meeting someone worse off than ourselves."
- Emile M. Cioran
(Related: Hope, Meeting)

"I am looking forward to a series of productive meetings in both Austria and Estonia, particularly what role organized crime plays in the Baltic drug trade."
- Howard Coble
(Related: Crime, Meetings, Trade)

"I had some wonderful dreaming meetings. I can't tell you specifically what they've been in the recent months. In the past they've been verbal kinds of messages that he needed to give me. Now they're more dreams of his presence."
- Judy Collins
(Related: Dreams, Meetings, Months, Now, Past)

"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
(Related: 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
(Related: Meeting, Worth)

"But I think Barry Sonnenfeld let his ego go out of control. He told me in a meeting that he had to do something to make it his film."
- Robert Conrad
(Related: Control, Ego, Film, Meeting)

"I'm used to being cut out of the conference meetings, but now they are cutting us out even before the bill's are written or either the House or Senate Acts."
- John Conyers
(Related: Being, Meetings, Now, Senate)

"All human beings have an innate need to hear and tell stories and to have a story to live by. religion, whatever else it has done, has provided one of the main ways of meeting this abiding need."
- Harvey Cox
(Related: Religion, Meeting)

"It was quite nice meeting up because we went through a lot together and we haven't really seen each much other to communicate one to one for quite a long time."
- Graham Coxon
(Related: Time, Meeting)

"We are having Internet Governance discussions and meetings and a very large number of people are discussing the future of the Internet who have no clue as to what the Internet is except that it is important and that they have to be involved."
- Steve Crocker
(Related: People, Future, Internet, Meetings)

"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
(Related: Thought, Living, Meeting, World)

"I'm the most out-of-work actor I know. In the last two years I've basically taken meetings for a living."
- Macaulay Culkin
(Related: Actor, Living, Meetings, Years)

"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
(Related: People, Friends, Meeting, Now, Want)

"I know that those who esteem these little organised associations to be the churches of God, see nothing but mere meetings of men in every other gathering of God's children."
- John Nelson Darby
(Related: Men, God, Children, Churches, Meetings, Nothing)

"I haven't ever gone to any Mensa meetings."
- Geena Davis
(Related: Meetings)

"When we have spiritual reading at meals, when we have the rosary at night, when we have study groups, forums, when we go out to distribute literature at meetings, or sell it on the street corners, Christ is there with us."
- Dorothy Day
(Related: Christ, Literature, Meetings, Night, Reading, Spiritual, Study)

"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
(Related: Faith, Brother, Sympathy, Brothers, Meeting, Reason)

"The pain of parting is nothing to the joy of meeting again."
- Charles Dickens
(Related: 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
(Related: Meeting, Romantic, Sound)

"I was surprised to see the meeting was of Communists and the whole meeting was along Communist lines."
- Edward Dmytryk
(Related: Meeting)

"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
(Related: Opportunity, Economy, Job, Meeting, Nation, Needs, Prosperity)

"In Lincoln's day a President's religion was a very private affair. There were no public prayer meetings, no attempts to woo the Religious Right. Few of Lincoln's countrymen knew anything at all of his religious beliefs."
- David Herbert Donald
(Related: Religion, Beliefs, Day, Meetings, Prayer, President, Public, Religious, Right)

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

"Many psychoanalysts refused to let me speak at their meetings. They were exceptionally vigorous because I had previously been an analyst and they were very angry at my flying the coop."
- Albert Ellis
(Related: Flying, Meetings)

"We're talking to New Line. They've got a couple projects they're interested in me doing and I'm having meetings at MGM. There's a lot of available projects."
- David R. Ellis
(Related: Meetings, Projects, Talking)

"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
(Related: Life, Education, Knowledge, Meeting, Skill)

"But when I reintroduced the Nation of Islam, and began to host meetings in cities and thousands and thousands of people come out."
- Louis Farrakhan
(Related: People, Islam, Cities, Meetings, Nation)

"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
(Related: Acting, Help, Meeting, Words)

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

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

"When I started to sing, my mother would have me engaged to perform at the Women's Christian Temperance Union national or annual meetings. I would hate doing this because I wanted to play baseball or go off skiing."
- Maureen Forrester
(Related: Women, Mother, Christian, Baseball, Hate, Meetings, Play, Temperance)

"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
(Related: Women, Meeting, Protest, Saying, World, Years)

"Meetings are a great trap. Soon you find yourself trying to get agreement and then the people who disagree come to think they have a right to be persuaded. However, they are indispensable when you don't want to do anything."
- John Kenneth Galbraith
(Related: People, Agreement, Meetings, Right, Trying, Want)

"Meetings are indispensable when you don't want to do anything."
- John Kenneth Galbraith
(Related: Meetings, Want)

"Nature is forever arriving and forever departing, forever approaching, forever vanishing; but in her vanishings there seems to be ever the waving of a hand, in all her partings a promise of meetings farther along the road."
- Richard Le Gallienne
(Related: Nature, Meetings, Promise, Road)

"We may have our private opinions but why should they be a bar to the meeting of hearts?"
- Mohandas Gandhi
(Related: 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
(Related: 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
(Related: 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
(Related: Life, Money, Thought, Giving, Meeting, Trying)

"And I realized, when I'd come in to the meetings with these corrugated metal and chain link stuff, and people would just look at me like I'd just landed from Mars. But I couldn't do anything else. That was my response to the people and the time."
- Frank Gehry
(Related: Time, People, Meetings)

"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
(Related: Battle, Fire, Meeting, Sound)

"I hate politics, hate deals, and deal-making, hate meeting with attorneys and agents."
- Kathie Lee Gifford
(Related: Politics, Deals, Hate, Meeting)

"The first time I read an excellent work, it is to me just as if I gained a new friend; and when I read over a book I have perused before, it resembles the meeting of an old one."
- George Gissing
(Related: Time, Work, Friend, First, Meeting, Old)

"One thing that is almost always said to me is, I grew up with you. They are meeting me and feel that they actually grew up with me. I was with them during their play hours and thinking hours. I was a part of their childhoods. That's one of the most amazing things."
- Mark Goddard
(Related: Meeting, Play, Thinking)

"There is one crucial rule that must be followed in all creative meetings. Never speak first. At least at the start, your job is to shut up."
- William Goldman
(Related: First, Job, Meetings)

"The only summit meeting that can succeed is the one that does not take place."
- Barry Goldwater
(Related: Meeting, Succeed)

"I was really interested in meeting Peter Coyote."
- Joel Gretsch
(Related: Meeting)

"Instead of a few hundreds of thousands of men meeting each other in war, millions would now meet, and modern weapons would multiply manifold the power of destruction."
- Edward Grey
(Related: Men, Power, War, Destruction, Meeting, Now, Weapons)

"One in the third film, I'm looking forward to meeting one of the Dementors."
- Rupert Grint
(Related: Film, Meeting)

"You never know who's going to become your friend. Friends are always chance meetings."
- Steve Guttenberg
(Related: Friend, Chance, Friends, Meetings)

"A discovery is said to be an accident meeting a prepared mind."
- Albert Szent Gyorgyi
(Related: Accident, Discovery, Meeting, Mind)

"Overall, we had about 50 meetings where the brothers would say that I couldn't do any solo records, I couldn't write for other people, I couldn't do this and I couldn't do that. These guys were trying to nail my feet to the ground."
- Sammy Hagar
(Related: People, Brothers, Feet, Meetings, Trying)

"I've had very good meetings with Unionist leaders, Democratic Unionist Party, Ian Paisley and his team."
- Peter Hain
(Related: Leaders, Meetings, Party)

"I like conventions. I like meeting and greeting. I'm perched on that edge where I'm getting more attention than I quite know what to do with, though."
- Laurell K. Hamilton
(Related: Attention, Meeting)

"I take my son to school and then I drive 45 minutes to practice with my ABA team, the Florida Pit Bulls, from 10 to 1. In the afternoon, I have meetings."
- Tim Hardaway
(Related: Son, Meetings, Practice, School)

"Having a dad in the service was helpful. I was forever meeting new kids, going to new schools, moving to new neighborhoods. I was encouraged when I attended the American School in Germany."
- Marcia Gay Harden
(Related: Dad, American, Germany, Kids, Meeting, School, Schools, Service)

"Much responsibility rests upon the shoulders of the song leader; it is not infrequently within his power to make or break a meeting."
- Paul Harris
(Related: Power, Leader, Meeting, Responsibility, Song)

"It's a terrific... you can't put it down. So I phoned him back and I said I'd love to do it. I went over to Paris for a meeting, and we just talked very generally about the approach."
- Ronald Harwood
(Related: Love, Meeting, Paris)

"My district includes the two urban centers of Charlotte and Fayetteville, as well as large rural areas. Obviously, these diverse segments of North Carolina require different approaches to meeting current and future transportation demands."
- Robin Hayes
(Related: Future, Meeting)

"I am very proud of the quality of public education in Nebraska, but I believe we have an obligation to continually assess whether our system is meeting 21st Century education needs."
- Dave Heineman
(Related: Education, Quality, Meeting, Needs, Obligation, Public)

"I appeal to the responsibility of the blocs and the major powers, not to seek security in the arms race, but rather in a meeting for joint disarmament and arms limitations."
- Gustav Heinemann
(Related: Limitations, Meeting, Race, Responsibility, Security)

"It will never be mistaken for a high school gymnasium or a meeting room in a Midwestern motel."
- Donal Henahan
(Related: Meeting, School, Will)

"Telling the world is the most difficult experience of my life, but it is very close to having to live through the experience that occasion this meeting."
- Anita Hill
(Related: Experience, Life, Meeting, World)

"I am disabled, so I can't travel, and I have not been to any development meetings, but Gary and the others affiliated with the film keep me updated on everything."
- Laura Hillenbrand
(Related: Travel, Development, Film, Meetings)

"When I was 4 my mother got divorced and we were very close to each other. I always wanted to be with her. She took me everywhere. When she went for dinner with friends or when they had meetings at the tennis club, I was always there."
- Martina Hingis
(Related: Mother, Friends, Meetings, Tennis)

"The top players talk more now, and we have more meetings. We're just trying to get things better. But we still need somebody who could make a difference."
- Martina Hingis
(Related: Difference, Meetings, Now, Talk, Trying)

"One often forms a mental image of an artist through his work and is often disappointed on meeting him."
- Alun Hoddinott
(Related: Work, Artist, Meeting)

"Thus passing through the infinite varieties of space we reach the Divine space which is absolutely free from all dimensions and constitutes the meeting point of all infinities."
- Muhammed Iqbal
(Related: Infinite, Meeting, Space)

"Honest good humor is the oil and wine of a merry meeting, and there is no jovial companionship equal to that where the jokes are rather small and laughter abundant."
- Washington Irving
(Related: Humor, Companionship, Jokes, Laughter, Meeting, Oil, Wine)

"An association of men who will not quarrel with one another is a thing which has never yet existed, from the greatest confederacy of nations down to a town meeting or a vestry."
- Thomas Jefferson
(Related: Men, Meeting, Nations, Quarrel, Will)

"Since the turn of the 20th century, members of the Jewish community in Upper East Tennessee and Southwest Virginia have been meeting together to celebrate and worship."
- William L. Jenkins
(Related: Community, Meeting, Worship)

"There will be a meeting of the great powers who will disagree, and the next noise we hear will be the screeching of elevators going up and down from heaven to hell."
- Mordecai Wyatt Johnson
(Related: Heaven, Hell, Meeting, Will)

"We have meetings with our record label to tell them how to market us."
- Adam Jones
(Related: Meetings)

"I want to hold a series of meetings all over the country and get the facts before the American people."
- Mary Harris Jones
(Related: People, American, Country, Facts, Meetings, Want)

"The meeting of two personalities is like the contact of two chemical substances: if there is any reaction, both are transformed."
- Carl Jung
(Related: Meeting)

"We were all thrown together on this show very rapidly, there was casting then a few days later a meeting where we all got to read the scripts and meet each other. Literally days after that we were on our way to Dallas."
- Steve Kanaly
(Related: Meeting)

"I had a traditional interview based on a phone call from an agent. He says there's a show and they would like to see you and its called Dallas. With very little knowledge I go over to this meeting at Warner Brothers."
- Steve Kanaly
(Related: Knowledge, Brothers, Meeting)

"Compared to what they were, rock concerts now are like business meetings."
- Paul Kantner
(Related: Business, Meetings, Now)

"I remember in 1978 meeting two Ugandan captains in the hotel talking Russian. They had been educated in Moscow and since they came from different Ugandan peoples, it was the only way they could understand one another."
- Ryszard Kapuscinski
(Related: Meeting, Talking)

"These people are real to me, and situations keep coming up where their emergence feels natural. It's like meeting old friends. I hope readers feel the same way."
- Jonathan Kellerman
(Related: People, Hope, Friends, Meeting, Old)

"While we have made great progress in increasing funding for veterans' benefits, we still have a long way to go in fully meeting the promise to our veterans."
- Sue Kelly
(Related: Progress, Benefits, Meeting, Promise, Veterans)

"Hopefully, as I get older in the business, I make my choices more accurately, and I perhaps know from either the script or the first meeting that it isn't going to work."
- Ben Kingsley
(Related: Work, Business, Choices, First, Meeting)

"The usefulness of a meeting rises with the square of the number of people present."
- Lane Kirkland
(Related: People, Meeting, Present, Usefulness)

"I see the friends I made over the years who have become family today, people I became acquainted with who have achieved so much in their lives. They taught me something with each meeting."
- Akshay Kumar
(Related: Family, People, Friends, Meeting, Today, Years)

"I don't date guys that I just meet randomly. I don't feel comfortable meeting strangers."
- Ali Landry
(Related: Meeting, Strangers)

"We are the meeting place, an entity that's trying to connect faith and culture."
- William P. Leahy
(Related: Faith, Culture, Meeting, Trying)

"It's a spirit that was given me and the relationships and meeting all these great people, Duke Ellington, Louis Armstrong; through Max I met a lot of people too. My first album was with Benny Carter."
- Abbey Lincoln
(Related: People, First, Meeting, Relationships, Spirit)

"The other part of our proposal that gets the 'dittoheads' upset is our suggestion that the commercial radio station owners either play by the rules or pay. In other words, if they don't want to be subject to local criticism of how they are meeting their license obligations, they should pay to support public broadcasters who will operate on behalf of the local community."
- Mark Lloyd
(Related: Community, Criticism, Meeting, Play, Public, Rules, Support, Want, Will, Words)

"The moment one accosts a stranger or is accosted by him is above all in this life the moment of drama... Whoever we meet watches us intently at the quick, strange moment of meeting, to see whether we are disposed to be friendly."
- Haniel Long
(Related: Life, Drama, Meeting, Quick)

"Studio 54 made Halloween in Hollywood look like a PTA meeting."
- Lorna Luft
(Related: Hollywood, Meeting)

"I long ago suggested the hypothesis, that in the basin of the Thames there are indications of a meeting in the Pleistocene period of a northern and southern fauna."
- Charles Lyell
(Related: Meeting)

"I find it inconceivable that we're meeting for five and a half days, and there isn't one moment on the agenda to deal with the greatest crisis we've ever had in the church since 1789."
- Roger Mahony
(Related: Church, Crisis, Meeting)

"I was totally involved in Bobby's World from the time we started the idea to sitting with the artists on how he would look, to the script meetings, the music, the lyrics, the songs."
- Howie Mandel
(Related: Time, Music, Idea, Artists, Meetings, Songs, World)

"I hoped the dramatic power of the play would rest on that tension between elegant structure - the underlying plan is that you see the first and last meeting of every couple in the play - and inelegant emotion."
- Patrick Marber
(Related: Power, Emotion, First, Meeting, Play, Rest, Tension)

"I've opened up more by traveling outside Jamaica. It helps me to grow as a person to be outside of my element; to be on my own in a strange place meeting people."
- Ziggy Marley
(Related: People, Meeting, Traveling)

"My hobby of not attending meetings about recycling saves more energy than your hobby of recycling."
- John McCarthy
(Related: Energy, Meetings, Recycling)

"I literally have meetings at eight o'clock in the morning, and I finish at nine o'clock at night. It sounds pathetic, but I don't even have time to go shopping."
- Stella McCartney
(Related: Time, Meetings, Night)

"When George asked me to be the prequels, it was the same kind of meeting - it was very short and to the point. It was nice to see him after a long time, and we met in a hotel room."
- Ian McDiarmid
(Related: Time, Meeting)

"I was pretty young when my father was prime minister, so it wasn't really a big part of my life. My folks were away a lot, meeting foreign dignitaries and that sort of thing, but it never struck me as odd. If anything it allowed me to get into all sorts of mischief."
- Julian McMahon
(Related: Life, Father, Meeting, Pretty)

"Later, I made a movie with him, 'That Touch of Mink,' and we became good friends but any woman's initial meeting with Cary is right up there with the big moments of her world history."
- Audrey Meadows
(Related: History, Friends, Meeting, Moments, Right, Woman, World)

"Slovakia's joining the OECD in 1999 is totally dependent on meeting economic reforms required such as transparency and legislation that permits fair and open conduct of trade and business."
- John Mica
(Related: Business, Legislation, Meeting, Open, Trade)

"There have been loads of times I have regretted meeting Paul because I was so happy in my old life."
- Heather Mills
(Related: Life, Meeting, Old)

"I got a job with a law firm in Portland after a couple of years with Senator Muskie. But by then, my interest in politics had been sparked, through meeting Senator Muskie, through seeing what he did."
- George J. Mitchell
(Related: Politics, Interest, Job, Law, Meeting, Years)

"Each heartfelt prayer, each Church meeting attended, each worthy friend, each righteous decision, each act of service perfomed all precede that goal of eternal life."
- Thomas S. Monson
(Related: Life, Friend, Decision, Goal, Church, Act, Meeting, Prayer, Service)

"I've participated in meetings where there were concerns by ethical experts. There is no clear solution."
- Luc Montagnier
(Related: Experts, Meetings, Solution)

"I hope it goes beyond meeting with them to a willingness to listen and compromise on issues."
- Dennis Moore
(Related: Hope, Compromise, Meeting)

"Facing the press is not easy, but because you have to go, you have to try to take a lot of positive things for yourself from these face-to-face meetings."
- Jose Mourinho
(Related: Positive, Meetings, Press)

"I think that you may find that Tamera's a little more vibrant and energetic, but I'm much more likely to go up to a person and say, "Hi, I'm Tia, nice to meet you." Whereas Tamera is like... well... she's a little shy. She's down to earth. I'm more extroverted and she's more introverted when meeting people."
- Tia Mowry
(Related: People, Earth, May, Meeting)

"Traveling has a major impact on what I do, cause all over the world I'm meeting all kinds of people. And relationships is the second major impact that I have. I just enjoy the variety that the world has to offer."
- Jason Mraz
(Related: People, Cause, Meeting, Relationships, Traveling, Variety, World)

"I was in my office when - on 9/11. I think I had a number of meetings scheduled. I was just getting to know the bureau. And somebody walked in and said the first plane had - or a plane had struck the World Trade Center, one of the towers."
- Robert Mueller
(Related: First, Meetings, Office, Trade, World)

"It's not the first time that I speak with American journalists. I've had meetings with many different newspapers and stations, and I've ha - never had a problem with meeting with American journalists."
- Hassan Nasrallah
(Related: Time, American, First, Meeting, Meetings, Newspapers)

"When about fifteen I once made a great scandal by taking out my knife in prayer meeting and assaulting a young man who, while I was kneeling down during the prayer, stood above me and squeezed my neck."
- Simon Newcomb
(Related: Man, Meeting, Prayer, Scandal)

"Like any small business owner, I experienced the pressures of building a company from the ground up - developing a business plan, balancing the books, meeting payroll and building a customer base."
- Gavin Newsom
(Related: Business, Books, Building, Company, Customer, Meeting)

"Do you want to be an artist and a writer, or a wife and a lover? With kids, your focus changes. I don't want to go to PTA meetings."
- Stevie Nicks
(Related: Wife, Artist, Focus, Kids, Meetings, Want, Writer)

"The meetings of the legislature at Springfield then first brought together that splendid group of young men of genius whose phenomenal careers and distinguished services have given Illinois fame in the history of the nation."
- John George Nicolay
(Related: History, Men, Genius, Careers, Fame, First, Meetings, Nation)

"Each friend represents a world in us, a world not born until they arrive, and it is only by this meeting that a new world is born."
- Anais Nin
(Related: Friend, Meeting, World)

"Basically, I'm a really bad interviewer. I love meeting celebrities, but then I get a bit bored. Once you meet them you thing, 'really, what an ordinary person'."
- Graham Norton
(Related: Love, Meeting)

"Let me even say before I even get inaugurated, during the transition we are going to be having meetings all across the country with community organizations so that you have input into the agenda for the next presidency of the United States of America."
- Barack Obama
(Related: America, Community, Country, Meetings, Presidency, states, United)

"Fifteen years ago, while I was temporarily chairing meetings of pro-life leaders, I pleaded with the angry males to say no to interviews, and instead let beautiful pro-life women become the face for the movement."
- Marvin Olasky
(Related: Women, Leaders, Meetings, Years)

"People imagine that actors are being offered everything and you are not. So things come in and sometimes there are things that I want and can't get a meeting on, or go to a different actors."
- Gary Oldman
(Related: People, Actors, Being, Meeting, Want)

"What I've enjoyed most, though, is meeting people who have a real interest in food and sharing ideas with them. Good food is a global thing and I find that there is always something new and amazing to learn - I love it!"
- Jamie Oliver
(Related: Food, Love, People, Ideas, Interest, Meeting, Sharing)

"This meeting was like many of the meetings that I would go to over the course of two years. The only way I can describe it is that, well, the president is like a blind man in a roomful of deaf people. There is no discernible connection."
- Paul O'Neill
(Related: People, Blind, Connection, Man, Meeting, Meetings, President, Years)

"My life comes down to three moments: the death of my father, meeting my husband, and the birth of my daughter. Everything I did previous to that just doesn't seem to add up to very much."
- Gwyneth Paltrow
(Related: Death, Life, Father, HusbDaughter, Meeting)

"There is something that Governments care for far more than human life, and that is the security of property, and so it is through property that we shall strike the enemy. Be militant each in your own way. I incite this meeting to rebellion."
- Emmeline Pankhurst
(Related: Life, Care, Enemy, Meeting, Property, Rebellion, Security)

"For my part, I do not feel that the scheme of future happiness, which ought by rights to be in preparation for me, will be at all interfered with by my not meeting again the man I have in my. mind."
- James Payn
(Related: Happiness, Future, Rights, Man, Meeting, Mind, Preparation, Will)

"As for the promotion of peace congresses we have had our meetings and assemblies, but the promotion through them of the determined and effective will to peace displaying itself in action and policy remains to be achieved."
- Lester B. Pearson
(Related: Peace, Policy, Action, Meetings, Promotion, Will)

"I have worked in a very close and cordial way with Norwegian representatives at many international meetings, and the pleasure I felt at those associations was equaled only by the profit I always secured from them."
- Lester B. Pearson
(Related: Meetings, Pleasure, Profit)

"Then I contacted Ken, then he called me back, then we had a great meeting. Then he called and asked if I would come back to the show. Which was awesome."
- Austin Peck
(Related: Meeting)

"Design is so critical it should be on the agenda of every meeting in every single department."
- Tom Peters
(Related: Design, Meeting)

"We used to hold those secret meetings at her house."
- Charles Phillips
(Related: Meetings)

"John and I had a few meetings about what direction the sequel should take. I made some real insane suggestions. True to what you'd expect, he ignored them all and just picked up Halloween II where the original left off."
- Donald Pleasence
(Related: Direction, Meetings)

"Life with a scientist who is often changing jobs and is frequently away at meetings and on lecture tours is not easy. Without a secure home base, I could not have made much progress."
- John Pople
(Related: Home, Life, Progress, Jobs, Meetings)

"We were reminded first-hand of the work that still needs to be done in Iraq on the security front when insurgents fired five rounds into the base while we were still meeting with the nurses."
- Jon Porter
(Related: Work, First, Iraq, Meeting, Needs, Nurses, Security)

"It was seldom that I attended any religious meetings, as my parents had not much faith in and were never so unfortunate as to unite themselves with any of the religious sects."
- Orson Pratt
(Related: Faith, Meetings, Parents, Religious)

"My agent set up a meeting with George Lucas. They were casting in England."
- David Prowse
(Related: England, Meeting)

"I spend a great deal of time with the President. We have a very close, personal, loyal relationship. I'm not, as they say, a potted plant in these meetings."
- Dan Quayle
(Related: Time, Meetings, President)

"The thing is, if you control the Senate meetings, you control the gavel. And the gavel is a very important instrument... an instrument of power. An instrument that establishes the agenda."
- Dan Quayle
(Related: Power, Control, Meetings, Senate)

"The first term of the Clinton administration was very jolly. Everybody was running around meeting people and of course, in the second term, everyone went down the black hole, which also happened at the end of the Reagan administration."
- Sally Quinn
(Related: People, End, First, Meeting, Running)

"Orrin Hatch was the keynote speaker at the last meeting of the Association of American Editorial Cartoonists. He sought me out because he was a fan. I was thinking he had confused me with someone else."
- Ted Rall
(Related: American, Meeting, Thinking)

"No matter what time it is, wake me, even if it's in the middle of a Cabinet meeting."
- Ronald Reagan
(Related: Time, Meeting)

"The voice I have now, I got the first time I sang in a movement meeting, after I got out of jail... and I'd never heard it before in my life."
- Bernice Johnson Reagon
(Related: Life, Time, First, Meeting, Now, Voice)

"The electronic media introduced this idea to the larger audience very, very quickly. We spent years and years and years meeting with activists all over Europe to lay the groundwork for a political response, as we did here."
- Jeremy Rifkin
(Related: Idea, Europe, Media, Meeting, Years)

"It's exciting to see a kid at a rehearsal meeting with someone who seems like such an icon."
- Michael Ritchie
(Related: Meeting)

"The meeting of preparation with opportunity generates the offspring we call luck."
- Tony Robbins
(Related: Opportunity, Luck, Meeting, Preparation)

"What I will remember most from my time in NATO is meeting children in the countries where I've gone to, to Moscow and to Kiev, I've met school children."
- Lord Robertson
(Related: Time, Children, Countries, Meeting, School, Will)

"I make decisions based on my work, not based on meetings with my business managers, who I don't like to meet."
- Chris Robinson
(Related: Business, Work, Decisions, Managers, Meetings)

"Which, the first meeting with anybody is, you know, everybody is on their best behavior. It's only after you get to know them for a while that you figure out."
- Arthur Rock
(Related: Behavior, First, Meeting)

"At the beginning of each year, we have conceptual meetings. How are we going to challenge ourselves this year? So we suggested a transsexual or transgender. And to be honest, I am shocked they let us do it."
- Jai Rodriguez
(Related: Beginning, Challenge, Meetings)

"OK, he and Katie fell in love, they're getting married. Why is this in the news? Why is this a big deal? Is there something unusual about meeting someone and falling in love?"
- Mimi Rogers
(Related: Love, Meeting, News)

"The biggest thrill wasn't in winning on Sunday but in meeting the payroll on Monday."
- Art Rooney
(Related: Winning, Meeting)

"This consists of a series of meetings that may last several days through which information is provided that may include reviewing documentaries, news programs, court records and certain reports about the group in question."
- Rick Ross
(Related: Court, Information, May, Meetings, News, Question)

"I don't think I'll ever be a producer who's into taking the meetings and fighting the big fights with studios. I really don't like that part. I'm much more interested in the material."
- Meg Ryan
(Related: Fighting, Meetings)

"We are all representatives of the American people. We all do town hall meetings. We all talk to our constituents. And I've got to tell you, the American people are engaged. And if you think they want a government takeover of health care, I would respectfully submit you're not listening to them."
- Paul Ryan
(Related: Government, Health, People, American, Care, Listening, Meetings, Talk, Want)

"I want to thank all of the fans and media who made playing in the NFL such a wonderful experience. I have had the pleasure of meeting many of them."
- Barry Sanders
(Related: Experience, Fans, Media, Meeting, Pleasure, Want)

"I remember being out here at the Sunset Marquis, and whoever knocked on the door, I would take that picture that I was writing and I would put that in the typewriter, so when I had the meeting, they would say: 'Oh, you're working on it right now?'"
- John Sayles
(Related: Being, Meeting, Now, Right, Sunset, Writing)

"While the meeting I participated in turned out to be a ruse, I made statements during the course of the meeting that are counter to NPR's values and also not reflective of my own beliefs. I offer my sincere apology to those I offended."
- Ron Schiller
(Related: Values, Apology, Beliefs, Meeting)

"I've spent a lot of time researching the subject and government deception. So to be involved in Star Trek is perfect for me. I enjoy meeting the fans and discussing my interests with them."
- Dwight Schultz
(Related: Government, Time, Deception, Fans, Meeting)

"People aren't going to talk about it except me and that is communication and the visits I have personally had in our meetings with our store managers saying if you do these things you will be terminated, period."
- Lee Scott
(Related: People, Communication, Managers, Meetings, Saying, Talk, Will)

"At each of these northern posts there were interesting experiences in store for me, as one who had read all the books of northern travel and dreamed for half a lifetime of the north; and that was - almost daily meeting with famous men."
- Ernest Thompson Seton
(Related: Men, Travel, Books, Famous, Meeting)

"I get to work at about 7:30 or 8 unless I have a breakfast meeting."
- Donna Shalala
(Related: Work, Meeting)

"Even while we busily attend meetings, contribute money and perform our assigned tasks, we suspect that we may be helping to create a force that is inimical to many values we hold dear."
- Robert Shea
(Related: Money, Values, Force, May, Meetings)

"The secret of a leader lies in the tests he has faced over the whole course of his life and the habit of action he develops in meeting those tests."
- Gail Sheehy
(Related: Life, Leader, Action, Habit, Lies, Meeting, Tests)

"I was having trouble making ends meet, and my beginnings weren't meeting either."
- Allan Sherman
(Related: Beginnings, Meeting, Trouble)

"As we talk about the need to foster academic achievement, we must recognize and reward those who strive academically, just as we honor athletic champions. Meeting the President of the United States is just the honor we should bestow on our academic champions."
- Brad Sherman
(Related: Achievement, Honor, Meeting, President, Reward, states, Talk, United)

"Imagine - four years you could have spent travelling around Europe meeting people, or going to the Far East of Africa or India, meeting people, exchanging ideas, reading all you wanted to anyway, and instead I wasted it at Roosevelt."
- Shel Silverstein
(Related: People, Ideas, Europe, Meeting, Reading, Years)

"One day I may be meeting you and hearing how you've changed your life by saying, 'Farewell to Fat'."
- Richard Simmons
(Related: Life, Day, Hearing, May, Meeting, Saying)

"I was meeting the ball better. The averages don't always tell the whole truth."
- George Sisler
(Related: Truth, Meeting)

"The guys from Atari that are making the next Alone in the Dark game came and we had a great meeting. I'd love to do that. I'm a fan of videogames. I like them. And to get to be part of one of them would be a fun and exciting thing."
- Christian Slater
(Related: Love, Fun, Meeting)

"If we are all in agreement on the decision - then I propose we postpone further discussion of this matter until our next meeting to give ourselves time to develop disagreement and perhaps gain some understanding of what the decision is all about."
- Alfred P. Sloan
(Related: Time, Decision, Agreement, Gain, Meeting, Understanding)

"I love meeting new people; I think everyone has a story to tell. We should all listen sometimes."
- Kim Smith
(Related: Love, People, Meeting)

"People first concern themselves with meeting their basic needs; only afterwards, do they pursue any higher needs."
- Abdolkarim Soroush
(Related: People, Concern, First, Meeting, Needs)

"People who enjoy meetings should not be in charge of anything."
- Thomas Sowell
(Related: People, Meetings)

"The least productive people are usually the ones who are most in favor of holding meetings."
- Thomas Sowell
(Related: People, Meetings)

"I like meeting all my fans and signing autographs, although it can all get a bit crazy. Yesterday, for example, a boy just came over and planted a big kiss on my face! I was like, 'Hello?'"
- Britney Spears
(Related: Kiss, Example, Fans, Meeting, Yesterday)

"From that first meeting, I totally loved working with Joey, it was a real collaboration."
- Ronnie Spector
(Related: Collaboration, First, Meeting)

"I think it was one of the better meetings that I've had with those guys, because I was honestly able to say everything I wanted to say, and I pretty much aired out the dirty laundry. So from that point on, I thought all of that was behind us."
- Latrell Sprewell
(Related: Thought, Meetings, Pretty)

"So you get two good hours on the field about every day, you get about an hour and a half in the meeting room and that's pretty much all you need to thoroughly coach your team."
- Steve Spurrier
(Related: Coach, Day, Meeting, Pretty)

"An external electric field, meeting it and passing through it, affects the negative as much as the positive quanta of the atom, and pushes the former to one side, and the latter in the other direction."
- Johannes Stark
(Related: Negative, Positive, Direction, Meeting)

"I didn't know it at the time, but Hitch didn't want to talk to me - he hated meeting with people he might have to reject. As it turned out, someone, maybe his agent, insisted that he interview me."
- Joseph Stefano
(Related: Time, People, Meeting, Talk, Want)

"We had some very distinguished fans: I know one chancellor of a major university who used to schedule his meetings around Star Trek. We were thrilled to discover that Frank Sinatra was a big fan."
- Patrick Stewart
(Related: Meetings, University)

"It's rare to be treated like a friend you haven't met in a Hollywood meeting."
- David Ogden Stiers
(Related: Friend, Hollywood, Meeting)

"I had a meeting in LA in which they took a really overstuffed hour and a half. It was as close to old Hollywood as I remembered it in the last 20 years."
- David Ogden Stiers
(Related: Hollywood, Meeting, Old, Years)

"Very quickly after meeting Dustin, the whole image I had of him was shattered."
- Ben Stiller
(Related: Meeting)

"Over any such tangled wave of problems the S-1 secret would be dominant and yet we will not know until after that time probably, until after that meeting, whether this is a weapon in our hands or not."
- Henry L. Stimson
(Related: Time, Meeting, Problems, Will)

"At the first general meeting of this Corporation in 1820, his Lordship presided; a circumstance, which may well be considered an era in the history of the Church of Upper Canada."
- John Strachan
(Related: History, Church, Canada, Circumstance, First, May, Meeting)

"The Prime Minister of India, at a meeting that I co-chaired a few months ago, stated that any development that is not sustainable is not development."
- Maurice Strong
(Related: Development, Meeting, Months)

"I suppose meeting people whether it's in real life and actually shaking their flesh and blood hand or shaking the mystical hand of the character all rub off on you in some way."
- Janet Suzman
(Related: Life, People, Character, Blood, Meeting)

"These meetings all have excited great attention, and have been of an exceedingly interesting character."
- Lewis Tappan
(Related: Character, Attention, Meetings)

"I'm not sure I'm quite ready to have someone be a prospector of jobs for me, because I believe there's some kind of destiny involved with meeting people... some things are just meant to happen."
- Audrey Tautou
(Related: People, Destiny, Jobs, Meeting)

"Blues music is becoming more and more popular than it ever was. I'm always meeting people on the road that are really young, and are guitar players. male and female."
- Mick Taylor
(Related: Music, People, Guitar, Meeting, Popular, Road)

"Always give a word or sign of salute when meeting or passing a friend, or even a stranger, if in a lonely place."
- Tecumseh
(Related: Friend, Lonely, Meeting, Word)

"An American cannot converse, but he can discuss, and his talk falls into a dissertation. He speaks to you as if he was addressing a meeting; and if he should chance to become warm in the discussion, he will say "Gentlemen" to the person with whom he is conversing."
- Alexis de Tocqueville
(Related: American, Chance, Meeting, Talk, Will)

"Now about those ghosts. I'm sure they're here and I'm not half so alarmed at meeting up with any of them as I am at having to meet the live nuts I have to see every day."
- Bess Truman
(Related: Day, Meeting, Now)

"The West German population would protest passionately if it knew what secret meetings between the federal chancellor, McCoy, and foreign and Nazi generals are planning."
- Walter Ulbricht
(Related: Meetings, Planning, Population, Protest)

"I wouldn't mind meeting Eddie Van Halen. That would be great. We need to invite him to a race."
- Al Unser
(Related: Meeting, Mind, Race)

"One-third of our people were dangerously ill, getting worse hourly, and we felt sure of meeting the same fate, with death as our only prospect, which in such a country was much worse yet."
- Alvar N. C. de Vaca
(Related: Death, People, Country, Fate, Meeting)

"That music and the lyrical aspects of Razorblade Romance is so personal to me that, now with me being grown up a bit and meeting new people and doing new things, it makes me look at the same things I was writing about back in the day through a different colored lens."
- Ville Valo
(Related: Music, Romance, People, Being, Day, Meeting, Now, Writing)

"On Friday I was in Washington for a meeting with Administration officials. In the course of that meeting, they requested that I 'step aside' as CEO of GM, and so I have."
- Rick Wagoner
(Related: Meeting, Washington)

"I met the president when he was president-elect at a meeting in Austin. He spoke of his faith. He spoke of his desire for a compassionate conservatism, for a faith-based initiative that would do something for poor people."
- Jim Wallis
(Related: Faith, People, Conservatism, Desire, Meeting, Poor, President)

"At least believe this many humans, who are interested obviously in this topic. Many of them visited me after lectures and meetings, in hope that I can give concrete answers to their questions. For it was clear: If that does not know it, who is to then know it?"
- Ulrich Walter
(Related: Hope, Answers, Meetings, Questions)

"Well, it was a typical meeting with the President. He was very gracious, very outgoing."
- Lew Wasserman
(Related: Meeting, President)

"For when two beings who are not friends are near each other there is no meeting, and when friends are far apart there is no separation."
- Simone Weil
(Related: Friends, Meeting, Separation)

"I wonder how many people would have thought at the end of World War II that the capitalist system would be one that was meeting the challenges and making things better for people as we approach the 21st century."
- Sanford I. Weill
(Related: War, Thought, People, End, Meeting, Wonder, World, World war)

"We bring together the best ideas - turning the meetings of our top managers into intellectual orgies."
- Jack Welch
(Related: Ideas, Managers, Meetings)

"We are meeting with Sony, and we have a couple of other labels that suddenly have interest and that's really great because none of them have actually heard our stuff."
- Shane West
(Related: Interest, Meeting)

"It sounded good. It was a story that Victor Conte told me to use. I was contacted by Dr. Goldman, and that's how the story came about. And that was my first time ever meeting, or speaking, to Dr. Goldman."
- Kelli White
(Related: Time, First, Meeting)

"Football combines the two worst things about America: it is violence punctuated by committee meetings."
- George Will
(Related: Committee, Football, Meetings, Violence)

"I'm closer to being happy. I'm doing things that make me happy. In football I loved to practice and I loved to play, but I hated to be in meetings, hated to talk to the media, hated to have cameras in my face, hated to sign autographs. I hated to do all those things."
- Ricky Williams
(Related: Being, Football, Media, Meetings, Play, Practice, Talk)

"Luck is a matter of preparation meeting opportunity."
- Oprah Winfrey
(Related: Opportunity, Luck, Meeting, Preparation)

"I feel that luck is preparation meeting opportunity."
- Oprah Winfrey
(Related: Opportunity, Luck, Meeting, Preparation)

"I then wrought at my trade as a tailor; carefully attended meetings for worship and discipline; and found an enlargement of gospel love in my mind, and therein a concern to visit Friends in some of the back settlements of Pennsylvania and Virginia."
- John Woolman
(Related: Love, Discipline, Concern, Friends, Meetings, Mind, Trade, Visit, Worship)

"One could see that what you are writing was that today's meeting with President Bill Clinton was going to be a disaster. Now, for the first time, I can tell you that you are a disaster."
- Boris Yeltsin
(Related: Time, Disaster, First, Meeting, Now, President, Today, Writing)

"Coming from Britain, I was terrified of meeting all these other artists, because artists over there tend to fight with each other a lot, the premise being that there's not enough room for everybody."
- Thom Yorke
(Related: Artists, Being, Fight, Meeting)

"I can't imagine dating a boy, meeting him only outside the home. What's a home and family for if it's not the center of one's life?"
- Loretta Young
(Related: Dating, Family, Home, Life, Meeting)

"Sonny and another Hells Angel who was at the meeting thought they were beyond a little patch so they headed down to a local tattoo shop in Oakland and were the first to get the famous One Percent tattoos."
- Chuck Zito
(Related: Thought, Famous, First, Meeting)