Meeting Sayings and Quotes

Below you will find our collection of inspirational, wise, and humorous old meeting quotes, meeting sayings, and meeting proverbs, collected over the years from a variety of sources.


The meetings can be a lot of fun or they can be frustrating.     

Bob Weir

The world is run by those willing to sit until the end of meetings.     

Hugh Park

Meetings don't have to be endless to be eternal.     

James E. Faust

There is a way of meeting error while on the road of truth.     

Victor Hugo

Meetings move at the speed of the slowest mind in the room.     

Dale Dauton

Meetings are a symptom of bad organization. The fewer meetings the better.     

Peter Drucker

Meeting expectations is good. Exceeding expectations is better.     

Ron Kaufman

The longer the meeting, the less is accomplished.     

Tim Cook

Luck is a matter of preparation meeting opportunity.     

Lucius Annaeus Seneca

Everyone you will ever meet knows something you don't.     

Bill Nye

Making a strong first impression is as important as ever, especially when meeting face-to-face.     

Joseph Abboud

Meetings are at the heart of an effective organization, and each meeting is an opportunity to clarify issues, set new directions, sharpen focus, create alignment, and move objectives forward     

Paul Axtell

Life is a series of meetings and separations.     

Santosh Kalwar

The meeting of two personalities is like the contact of two chemical substances: if there is any reaction, both are transformed.     

Carl Jung

In meetings philosophy might work, on the field practicality works.     

Amit Kalantri

Meetings at work present great opportunities to showcase your talent. Do not let them go to waste.     

Abhishek Ratna

You have a meeting to make a decision, not to decide on the question.     

Bill Gates

Meeting the deadlines is not good enough, beating the deadlines is my expectation.     

Dhirubhai Ambani

The meeting of two eternities, the past and future is precisely the present moment.     

Henry David Thoreau

Meetings that do not come off keep a character of their own. They stay as they were projected.     

Elizabeth Bowen

Meeting people in a genuine way and feeling like there is a vital and meaningful connection going on makes me come alive.     

Sharon Salzberg

A meeting is an event where minutes are taken and hours wasted.     

James T. Kirk

Meetings are indispensable when you don't want to do anything.     

John Kenneth Galbraith

A meeting is a collective tacit confession of participants' unwillingness to work.     

Pawan Mishra

Meeting new people is just remembering faces of God we've forgotten.     

Harry Whitewolf

A meeting consists of a group of people who have little to say - until after the meeting.     

P.K. Shaw

Meeting important emotional needs creates the feeling of love, but thoughtfulness keeps it alive.     

Willard F. Harley

People who enjoy meetings should not be in charge of anything.     

Thomas Sowell

Meeting specifications is not enough.     

W. Edwards Deming

Each meeting occurs at the precise moment for which it was meant. Usually, when it will have the greatest impact on our lives.     

Nadia Scrieva