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  • Arthur Cayley
    Arthur Cayley
    British mathematician 1821-1895
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    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.
  • James L. Hayes
    James L. Hayes
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    Endless meetings, sloppy communications and red tape steal the entrepreneur's time.
  • George F. Will
    George F. Will
    American columnist 1941-
    George F. Will
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    Football combines the two worst features of American life. It is violence punctuated by committee meetings.
  • George F. Will
    George F. Will
    American columnist 1941-
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    Football incorporates the two worst elements of American society: violence punctuated by committee meetings.
  • Bob Beauprez
    Bob Beauprez
    American politician and member 1948-
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    In my native Boulder County, Colorado, the fracking fanatics are out in force. They are marching door-to-door, petitions and mythology in hand, and they are storming city council and county commissioner meetings.
  • Barack Obama
    Barack Obama
    American politician 1961-
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    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.
    Source: On December 1, 2007, at Heartland Democratic Forum
  • Albert Ellis
    Albert Ellis
    American psychologist 1913-2007
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    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.
  • John Kenneth Galbraith
    John Kenneth Galbraith
    American economist 1908-2006
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    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.
  • Peter F. Drucker
    Peter F. Drucker
    American management consultant and writer 1909-
    Peter F. Drucker
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    Meetings are a symptom of bad organization. The fewer meetings the better.
  • Dave Barry
    Dave Barry
    American humorist, writer
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    Meetings are an addictive, highly self-indulgent activity that corporations and other large organizations habitually engage in only because they cannot actually masturbate.
  • John Kenneth Galbraith
    John Kenneth Galbraith
    American economist 1908-2006
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    Meetings are indispensable when you don't want to do anything.
  • Bernard L. Schwartz
    Bernard L. Schwartz
    American businessman 1925-
    Bernard L. Schwartz
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    My father was an entrepreneur - a sign maker, and he had about 20 employees - and often he'd take me to business meetings, and I would listen to him talk with his workers and customers. We would also talk a lot about business over dinner.
  • Michel de Certeau
    Michel de Certeau
    French writer
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    One is a socialist because one used to be one, no longer going to demonstrations, attending meetings, sending in one's dues, in short, without paying.
  • Thomas Sowell
    Thomas Sowell
    American economist, social theorist and political philosopher 1930-
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    People who enjoy meetings should not be in charge of anything.
  • Brad Feld
    Brad Feld
    American entrepreneur, and author
    Brad Feld
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    When we raised the first Foundry Group fund in 2007, we took over 100 first meetings. We told our story several hundred times. As part of it was a slide called 'Strategy.' I still repeat the elements of that slide regularly, a decade later, as our core strategy has not changed.
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