Quotes by invite
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British science-fiction writer 1952-
Humans are not proud of their ancestors, and rarely invite them round to dinner.
Canadian diplomat, lawyer and negotiator 1948-
As I grow older, I have had to discard some ideas and policies because they no longer make sense. This strikes me as entirely healthy. I would invite others to do the same.Source: The Three Questions - Prosperity and the Public Good (1998) Preface, p. ix
Dutch humanist and philosopher 1469-1536
Ask a wise man to dinner and he'll upset everyone by his gloomy silence or tiresome questions. Invite him to a dance and you'll have a camel prancing about. Haul him off to a public entertainment and his face will be enough to spoil the people's entertainment.
British Labour politician
But to cut off relations with an aggressor may often invite retaliation by armed action, and this would, in its turn, make necessary some form of collective self-defence by the loyal members of the League.
American Mormon Leader 1801-1877
Don't try to tear down other people's religion about their ears, Build up your own perfect structure of truth, and invite your listeners to enter in and enjoy it's glories.
Israeli model, actress, and entrepreneur 1985-
Every time I come home, and every time before I leave, I invite all my friends and I get hummus from this little shack in Tel Aviv called Baadunas.
American humorist, writer
I can win an argument on any topic, against any opponent. People know this, and steer clear of me at parties. Often, as a sign of their great respect, they don't even invite me.
English poet 1572-1632
I throw myself down in my chamber, and I call in, and invite God, and his Angels thither, and when they are there, I neglect God and his Angels, for the noise of a fly, for the rattling of a coach, for the whining of a door.
American automobile racing driver 1939-
I wouldn't mind meeting Eddie Van Halen. That would be great. We need to invite him to a race.
Jewish-American scholar and activist 1921-2006
I write to tell my grandchildren where they come from, and what their grandparents were up to, and I hope they will in their own way continue. I invite anyone else to listen in.
American lobbyist and politician 1943-
Invite the best and brightest to compete for a grand prize to come up with designs, including new zoning, building codes and so forth, for New Orleans that could make it safe from water, and let the state and city pick the plan that works best for Louisiana.
American psychologist, author, and lecturer 1885-1960
Love... Force it and it disappears. You cannot will love, nor even control it. You can only guide its expression. It comes or it goes according to those qualities in life that invite it or deny its presence.
American author 1951-
November is Jewish book month, so Jewish Community Centers all around the country have book fairs where they invite authors and sell books in advance of the holidays.
American actress, comedian, singer, and writer 1933-
People invite me to dinner not because I cook, but because I like to clean up. I get immediate gratification from Windex. Yes, I do windows.
American writer 1924-1987
People who shut their eyes to reality simply invite their own destruction.