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Quotes of membership

  1. If I could get my membership fee back, I'd resign from the human race. – Fred Allen
  2. The United Nations, whose membership comprises almost all the states in the world, is founded on the principle of the equal worth of every human being. – Kofi Annan
  3. That's the dirty little secret of Mormon growth. Lots of baptisms don't necessarily translate into long -term membership – David Campbell
  4. The Scouts are a private organization and have every right to set their own membership standards. – John Doolittle
  5. Priest organizations around the country, both local and national, should realize that their membership has a serious image problem and undertake programs to improve it. – Andrew Greeley
  6. Jackson, however, persevered. He joined the Franklin Debating Society, an institution that had been in existence over fifty years, and had enrolled in its membership some of the ablest men in Virginia. – Daniel H. Hill
  7. Membership of the United Nations gives every member the right to make a fool of himself, and that is a right of which the Soviet Union in this case has taken full advantage. – Henry Cabot Lodge, Jr.
  8. Coming out is a means of redefining oneself, of claiming membership in a lifestyle and a social order with distinct values. Chief among these values is honesty. – Lance Loud
  9. To spend this particular year reading essays to Dennis Robertson as one's supervisor, and, simultaneously, enjoying membership of the group round Keynes was indeed an intellectual treat. – James Meade
  10. Racial and denominational schools impart to the membership of their communities something which the general educational institution is wholly unable to inculcate. – Kelly Millar
  11. If the choice were made, one for us to lose our sovereignty and become a member of the Commonwealth or remain with our sovereignty and lose the membership of the Commonwealth, I would say let the Commonwealth go. – Robert Mugabe
  12. Among my activities was membership in the Boy Scouts; I rose each year through the ranks, eventually achieving the rank of Eagle Scout and undertaking leadership roles in the organization. – Frederick Reines

Usage examples for membership

  1. The individual camp groups changed in composition and membership annually. – Shoshone-Bannock Subsistence and Society by Robert F. Murphy Yolanda Murphy
  2. They seem to have drawn their membership from the workers in the local trades. – The Trade Union Woman by Alice Henry
  3. Acting under the authority conferred upon the President by Congress, I have already accorded the people of the islands a majority in both houses of their legislative body by appointing five instead of four native citizens to the membership of the commission. – Complete State of the Union Addresses from 1790 to the Present by Various
  4. Wasteful finance is already making its pressure felt on the members of the Curia, and membership is beginning to be thought a burden rather than an honour. – Roman Society from Nero to Marcus Aurelius by Samuel Dill
  5. I resigned my membership of the polo club to- day. – A Son of the Immortals by Louis Tracy
  6. We have now repeatedly defined the test of such membership – The Sources Of Religious Insight by Josiah Royce
  7. There were others, among them a pseudo- religious brotherhood, membership in which was compulsory. – Tangle Hold by F. L. Wallace
  8. From 1890 on, the women's membership became smaller and smaller, until practical interest by women and for women in the body wholly died out. – The Trade Union Woman by Alice Henry
  9. Well, young woman, welcome to Membership in the Lodge. – The Right Time by Walter Bupp
  10. Membership in a home means being ready to take part in all its little tiresome duties; to throw yourself into amusements which sometimes do not amuse you personally; in all ways to help on family life. – Stray Thoughts for Girls by Lucy H. M. Soulsby
  11. This " treachery" the monarchists could not forgive, though bye- elections were constantly increasing the Republican membership – A History of the Third French Republic by C. H. C. Wright
  12. He did not believe that Akers cared a penny piece for a membership and pooh- pooh it as he would, this trifling affair would not let him alone. – The Measure of a Man by Amelia Edith Huddleston Barr
  13. Since his final return he has not renewed his membership – History of the Dewitt guard, company A, 50th regiment National guard, state of New York by Unknown
  14. No longer was membership in a group of kindred the dominant fact, but simply local residence. – The Origin of the Family Private Property and the State by Frederick Engels
  15. Without that qualification, membership in any Lodge or Society, whether secret or otherwise, will not advance his object in the slightest degree. – Clairvoyance by Charles Webster Leadbeater
  16. The attempt to make creed subscription a test of church membership or even a condition of ministerial standing, is sure to confuse intellectual and spiritual things to the serious disadvantage of both. – The Five Great Philosophies of Life by William de Witt Hyde
  17. We got membership lists of these different organizations. – 100%: The Story of a Patriot by Upton Sinclair
  18. I remember that at the relation of our " experience" which followed as a rite on the presentation of the convert for membership of the church, I was the only one who told it calmly and audibly, all the others being inaudible from their excitement and timidity, so that the presiding elder was obliged to repeat to the audience what they said in his ear, trembling, weeping with the emotion of the event. – The Autobiography of a Journalist, Volume I by William James Stillman
  19. The composition of the lower house of the State Legislature that was elected in 1871 was as follows: Total membership one hundred and fifteen. – The Facts of Reconstruction by John R. Lynch