Words matter. These are the best Gathering Quotes from famous people such as Walter Pater, Mike Wilson, Henry Rollins, Mike D, Reza Aslan, and they’re great for sharing with your friends.
With this sense of the splendour of our experience and of its awful brevity, gathering all we are into one desperate effort to see and touch, we shall hardly have time to make theories about the things we see and touch.
Consolidation isn’t new, though… it was a major factor in our rush to form the Gathering and place a stake in the ground to ensure that there is a solid path for developers who are willing to stay independent and build their own companies on their own terms.
Airports in major cities, like LAX, are trippy environments. It is at once a national and international gathering of those in transition: The euphoric, emerging from planes, their journey at an end, and the determined, about to depart.
Wine needs to have a context in a social gathering to fulfill its historical place in this world.
There were dozens of people who walked through the Holy Land claiming to be the Messiah, curing the sick, exorcising demons, challenging Rome, gathering followers. In a way, there’s nothing unique about what Jesus did. In fact, many of these so-called false Messiahs we know by name.
My stepdad was a farmer, so growing up, during summer breaks, I woke up every morning and went to work. Harvesting tobacco, picking cucumbers, gathering watermelons from the patch, pulling up sweet potatoes… stuff like that.
I’ve heard people, usually writers, say that no one wrote a great book after winning the Booker, but I honestly did not feel any big pressure. ‘The Gathering’ did hang over me in that it was darker than I thought at the time.
We will use all lawful tools at our disposal, and that includes authorities under the renewed PATRIOT Act. We firmly believe that our intelligence gathering tools must enable us to collect the information we need to protect the American people.
I feel there has to be a certain amount of improvisation as I’m writing, which means any idea or any commitment to a project is risky. It involves time; it involves gathering of material, and sometimes it just doesn’t work. Sometimes it does. As I’m starting out on a project, I can’t tell if it will click or not.
In England especially, I’ve found that if you bring up King Edward VIII and Wallis Simpson at a dinner party or a social gathering, it’s like throwing a Molotov cocktail into the room.
Trophies stay in the cabinet gathering dust, but friends are for life.
You can’t run a government from one single person. What instead matters is that leadership be about gathering around extraordinary individuals and getting the best out of them.
Imagine the progress that could be made by gathering together the world’s scientists, engineers, physicians, oncologists, epidemiologists and more in a super-team effort to end cancer.
For some, the very act of intelligence gathering seems illegitimate when applied to the crime of terrorism.
Almost every football player played on the streets. And also, a lot of people not ending up as football players play on the streets. It’s the beginning of a lot of social gathering.
I can’t go to a party and just smile at people and walk away. There are big actors, directors who come to a party and stay for not more than 20 minutes. They have a knack for making a quick exit but I have not been successful in doing that. So I try to avoid such gatherings.
It’s not about doing over the living room of someone who has bad taste in color. This is about restoring historic buildings and instilling pride in a community, which can be done through designing new public spaces and social gathering spots.
‘Seven Sonatas,’ with its flowing series of meetings between men and women in an identifiable emotional world, is in the mould of Jerome Robbins’ glorious ‘Dances at a Gathering.’
The gym of life has a free membership. Build powerful life-muscles through family gatherings from hell. Do you really want to be a happy, peaceful blob?
I recorded my first song at 15. But I started rhyming a few years before that. At first it was trading lyrics at school. We’d get in a circle in the playground with a beat-boxer and spit rhymes. Then it would turn into a big gathering after school.
Digg will serve as a means of gathering metrics for third party websites, providing them insights into who’s digging their content, who they are spreading it to.
The command-and-control systems, the war rooms, the methods of information gathering, and the technology of the pilotless aircraft, or drones, that now serve the Americans and their allies were all, in large part, developed in Israel.
I’m not a religious person, and I’m not too interested in being a part of a religion, but I do like having some sort of communal gathering, and having some sense of peoples.
I’m not sure whether it counts as a talent, but I love playing ‘Magic: The Gathering.’ It’s mathematical and intellectually challenging, and makes me feel nostalgic for when I played as a kid.
Keeping the facts differentiated from the fantasy is incredibly helpful in gathering your information as you discover if a person is a match for you.
All the family gatherings, I’m too tired, or I can’t because it conflicts with work… I have seven grandkids. I’ve been missing recitals and graduations. To me, it’s just not worth it. There is a better way to live life.
Our Feast gatherings, which has spread all over the world, is attended by young people – and they love to sing worship songs.
All the companies I’ve worked for have this deep problem of devolving to something like the hunting and gathering cultures of 100,000 years ago. If businesses could find a way to invent ‘agriculture,’ we could put the world back together and all would prosper.
I think that a lot of people, especially as technology began to speed up and we became more distant, we kind of started to lose our appreciation for human contact and gathering and friendships and a lot of the things that we really took for granted.
I hardly teach. It’s more like a gathering of minds looking at one subject and learning from each other. I enjoy the process.
I spent every summer as a child at my uncle’s farm in Illinois so I know all about gathering eggs and how the hens will peck at you.
I know that those who esteem these little organised associations to be the churches of God, see nothing but mere meetings of men in every other gathering of God’s children.
Sometimes I wake at 2 A.M. worrying that my great-granddaughter will have to march through her distant, broiling future gathering all the plastic I ever disposed of.
If you only watched Fox News, you might think hydroxychloroquine is to coronavirus what Tylenol is to a headache, or that gathering in large crowds indoors without masks is safe.
On many occasions, an informal buffet and casual seating offer a little more intimacy than a loud gathering around a big table.
Music is gathering. Taking our scattered thoughts and senses and coalescing us back into our core. Music is powerful. The first few chords can change us where no self-help books can.
Dog parks are more cliquish than any other human gathering with the possible exception of seventh grade. Deal with it.
Yes, more than 100 Democrats voted to authorize Bush to take the nation to war. Most of them did so in the belief that the president and his administration were truthful in their statements that Saddam Hussein was a gathering menace.
Whenever I was encouraged by my elders to pick up a book, I was often told, ‘Read so as to know the world.’ And it is true; books have invited me into different countries, states of mind, social conditions and historical epochs; they have offered me a place at the most unusual gatherings.
‘Homeland’ was a sensation out of the gate in 2011, gathering acclaim and sweeping up Emmys, and the reason such shows are so overrated is because, unlike with other forms of popular art, success in TV is measured almost purely by how obsessive we become.
What do we tell our children? Haste makes waste. Look before you leap. Stop and think. Don’t judge a book by its cover. We believe that we are always better off gathering as much information as possible and spending as much time as possible in deliberation.
People often ask why I left CNN – I didn’t like management. I liked my colleagues in the news gathering but the corporate culture that seized management when AOL came in (Steve Case and Gerry Levin) was disgusting.
The answers to all a startup’s challenges are out there. By setting up the right mechanisms for gathering feedback, the road to success can be a less bumpy ride.
I was going to go to a Gathering of the Juggalos but decided that wouldn’t work. They would know I was there to make fun of them. It would be like me going to a Trump rally.
The pond-lily is a star and easily takes the first place among lilies; and the expeditions to her haunts, and the gathering her where she rocks upon the dark, secluded waters of some pool or lakelet, are the crown and summit of the floral expeditions of summer.
As the United States attorney in Manhattan, I have come to worry about few things as much as the gathering cyber threat.
Most of us who work as professional futurists never really stop gathering information – you never know when a provocative, potentially disruptive new development might appear.