Quotes of meetings

  1. 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
  2. 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
  3. 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
  4. I've had very good meetings with Unionist leaders, Democratic Unionist Party, Ian Paisley and his team. – Peter Hain
  5. 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
  6. 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
  7. 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
  8. 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
  9. 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
  10. 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
  11. We used to hold those secret meetings at her house. – Charles Phillips
  12. 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
  13. People who enjoy meetings should not be in charge of anything. – Thomas Sowell
  14. These meetings all have excited great attention, and have been of an exceedingly interesting character. – Lewis Tappan

Usage examples for meetings

  1. " Wednesday evening meetings and all now, Eloise. – Jewel A Chapter In Her Life by Clara Louise Burnham
  2. There are those, again, who think these vast popular meetings are got up by effort; but I say that no effort could get them up, and no effort can keep them down. – Select Speeches of Daniel Webster by Daniel Webster
  3. She attended some meetings where she was visiting, and decided to be a christian. – Quiet Talks on Power by S.D. Gordon
  4. If, however, it swayed to the right or left, or better still, was folded tight, then it was equally conclusive that not only was the coast clear, but that any number of things might happen, either at Tiffany's, or the Academy, or wherever else one of those altogether accidental-" Why- who- would- have- thought- of- seeing- you- here" kind of meetings take place- meetings so delightful in themselves because so unexpected. – Peter A Novel of Which He is Not the Hero by F. Hopkinson Smith
  5. But when the glad excitement of those first days of her return were past, when the meetings with old friends were over and the tales of their doings exhausted, then Kitty began to realize what her education, as they called it, really meant. – When A Man's A Man by Harold Bell Wright
  6. Since the first day on which Willibald had surprised them both, and they had been forced to take him into their confidence, Zalika had chosen a late hour in the afternoon, and a lonely place in the wood for her meetings with her son. – The Northern Light by E. Werner
  7. Special meetings could also be called by the officers. – The Government of England (Vol. I) by A. Lawrence Lowell
  8. Most of the meetings are held at his place. – The Clock Strikes Thirteen by Mildred A. Wirt
  9. I offered to provide a large room for social meetings to stock it with books of the day, and to send them a lot of magazines and other reading. – Memories and Anecdotes by Kate Sanborn
  10. With no committee meetings no court cases or other problems to worry about, she grew stronger very quickly. – White Queen of the Cannibals: The Story of Mary Slessor by A. J. Bueltmann
  11. It was established that several of the great Indian hunting dogs had survived such meetings – Son of Power by Will Levington Comfort and Zamin Ki Dost
  12. Preliminary steps were taken, other meetings of Classis were appointed and held, candidates were examined, calls presented and approved, until early in the present year the First and Second Churches at Amoy had each a native pastor ordained and installed over them. – History and Ecclesiastical Relations of the Churches of the Presbyterial Order at Amoy, China by J. V. N. Talmage
  13. For neither did they refrain to contend with the curved chariot in the great meetings of the people, but they had delight to strive with the whole folk of Hellas in spending their wealth on steeds. – The Extant Odes of Pindar by Pindar
  14. Large meetings were held, and every possible manner of getting rid of the tea was discussed. – This Country Of Ours by H. E. Marshall Author: Henrietta Elizabeth Marshall
  15. At first they did use to fall into wailings and tremblings at their meetings and pretend to be intently acted on by the Spirit, but now that is ceased. – The Religious Life of London by J. Ewing Ritchie
  16. They are the men who could benefit greatly by meetings with India's masters. – Autobiography of a YOGI by Paramhansa Yogananda
  17. The meetings of this society, although under the control of the magistrands, were open, upon equal terms in most other respects, to the members of the inferior classes. – Alec Forbes of Howglen by George MacDonald
  18. But of course it was at the public meetings that these things were most fully discussed. – Sunshine Sketches of a Little Town by Stephen Leacock
  19. The danger added much to the awe and reverence of these meetings – Sketches of the Covenanters by J. C. McFeeters

Rhymes for meetings