Invitation Quotes

Invitation Quotes by Klaas-Jan Huntelaar, Wayne LaPierre, Frank Bruno, Donna Rice, Rowan Williams, Steven Millhauser and many others.

If you play well at club level, then, you deserve an invitation for the national team. That’s the way it goes.
With same-day registration, no requirement for a valid, dated photo ID for voters is an invitation to fraud and corruption of our electoral process.
I still get invitations from all over Europe to speak at dinners, and it’s an honour that promoters and charities can use me to create income.
So on May 1, 1987, at Gary‘s invitation, I agreed to see him one last time – to confront him face-to-face about his sincerity and with the intention of ending our brief relationship.
We are called to show utter commitment to the God who is revealed in Jesus and to all those to whom His invitation is addressed.
Writing is a way of getting at the things most people would prefer to escape. Writing takes me to the center of life. That’s my invitation to my readers as well.
The only man who is really free is the one who can turn down an invitation to dinner without giving an excuse.
Prayer is our invitation to God to intervene in the affairs of earth. It is our request for Him to work His ways in this world.
My mother, when I married, said you must have separate bathrooms and separate bedrooms. That was the only sure way of keeping a marriage alive because it was an invitation as opposed to just being there and that makes it more romantic.
I enjoy performing, always, but when you’re taping a gig, you’ve got to blank out this mass apparatus of self-consciousness that’s surrounding you, this invitation to drown in self-consciousness. Otherwise you just won‘t be able to do anything.
Out of the blue, I received this offer and invitation to be a part of this movie, ‘The Good Dinosaur.’ I turned to my Pixar experts, my kids, and asked them what this could all be about. Of course, they flipped out, and it was pretty obvious from their reaction that I was going to do this.
A memoir is an invitation into another person’s privacy.
Making a good meal for someone, even if it is nothing complicated, is an expression of love: it is an invitation to share, for one dinner at least, in our common humanity.
This nation can no longer tolerate the autonomous conduct of any single service. A waste of the resources of America in spendthrift defense is an invitation to disaster for America.
Louis A. Johnson
In Romanian society, I am not particularly well-liked. I don’t often receive invitations.
You can limit the number of invitations to an in-person fashion show, but you can’t police the Internet.
It’s in the nature of Italians to live life with a positive tone and to celebrate the invitations that come along in life. Italian food is so conducive to all of that.
Los Angeles is a city of few hard targets. Its iconic buildings are private spaces, mostly residential, visible by invitation only or in the pages of a Taschen book. Its central industry is as mirage-like as the projection of light on a screen.
I think to close half of Magic Kingdom for the purpose of a White House invitation town hall meeting on a phony main street on behalf of a phony president just strikes me as weird.
Cotton Mather’s publications in his own lifetime amounted to more than 400 titles, and his magnum opus, on which he labored most of his life, remains unpublished: a commentary on every verse of every book of the Bible. Anyone who leaves that kind of record behind issues an irresistible invitation to historians.
Over the years, I think, people – actors, writers, whateverlose their frame of reference. Their frame of reference is based on somebody else who did this or did that. Performances. So it just becomes a reflection of what already works. Like a warm-up. And that’s an invitation to be inauthentic.
As with the subjects in all of my films, the incentive is left to the subject to determine on their own. I never ask someone why they say yes to me. After all, if you invited someone to join you for dinner, and they accepted your invitation, your next question wouldn’t be, ‘Why are you saying yes?’
Religious life is an encounter with the living God. Sometimes that encounter is preceded by a kind of soul-searching agony that tries desperately not to hear, runs in the opposite direction, and frantically tries to reason itself out of answering the invitation.
It was a woman‘s bedroom, actually a boudoir, and no man belonged in it except by invitation.
I thank you for your kind invitation to introduce me to the president of the Republic. Since I have not been out of my atelier for two months, I have no appropriate costume for this circumstance. Please excuse me.
‘The Invitation’ is a meditation on grief and loss carried within a suspense drama. At its core, it’s about a dinner party gone horribly wrong and about the consequences of denying our pain.
I love the idea that I planned my career. I did not. It started out by getting invitations from artists that I really love and respect, to share a stage… I’ve been very lucky in that I haven‘t had to create a five-year plan. It’s evolved.
Boy, if anyone wants to get visited from an alien, it’s me. I’m dying, and I’ve been sending out that invitation to the universe ever since I was a kid. I don’t believe in little green men. That’s collective neurosis of society. So I don’t believe that.
As a player, I loved being tackled, whether it was in training or in a game. I took a full-blooded challenge as an invitation to do exactly the same thing to an opponent. I would wait for my opportunity and nine times out of 10, I would get him back.
I see the Beijing National Stadium as an architectural project. I accepted Herzog and De Meuron’s invitation to collaborate on the design, and our proposal won the competition. From beginning to end, I stayed with the project. I am committed to fostering relationships between a city and its architecture.
I think if you do a lot of interviews, you’re laying yourself open. If you put yourself out, accept every invitation to every premiere, then you can’t really complain when people knock on your front door and photograph you in the street.
As a wheelchair user, I am utterly obsessed with toilets, and all my friends know it. A simple invitation to the pub is consistently followed by, ‘Do you know if they have an accessible toilet?’
I did calligraphy for the invitations for, like, Robin Thicke and Paula Patton’s wedding.
I worked on the Harvey Weinstein-produced ‘The Great Raid,’ where I warned a young co-star not to take Harvey up on his invitations to drinks unless the whole group was there.
I’ve never really been a television watcher and watched comedies, and I have gotten a number of invitations to be on television as the dad.
To all of the artists that attend the Grammys: Stop accepting the invitation to be the upset of the year and demand that this body upholds its mission for advocacy and support of artistry as culture evolves. Demand that they change this system and truly reflect and truly acknowledge your art.
If you were not a sinful, polluted, helpless, and miserable creature, this Savior would not be suited to you, and you would not be comprehended in his gracious invitations to the children of men.
The U.S. government knew that China wanted to acquire sensitive U.S. technology, and instead of implementing a policy to prevent them from acquiring the information, the government all but gave them an invitation to take our equipment and designs.
One thing I’ve done in my life is train year-round to compete at anything, anything. I’ve got an invitation now to maybe be on the karate team for the Barcelona Olympics. I’m debating whether I want to do that. I just love to compete, and I want to win.
At such a loving invitation, Pinocchio, with one leap from the back of the orchestra, found himself in the front rows. With another leap, he was on the orchestra leader‘s head. With a third, he landed on the stage.
I’m not about to talk about what’s romantic in my life – I figure if you talk about it once – then that’s an open invitation for everyone to dig into your personal life even further.
To be honest, I joined Facebook as an experiment. I accepted all invitations just to see how many people would ask to be ‘friends’ – it quickly overwhelmed my time to process even the invitations and requests, let alone to actually go there and do anything.
The popularity of leaders like Mandela was an invitation to counter-attack by the government. Mandela was banned from speaking, from attending gatherings, from leaving Johannesburg, from belonging to any organization.
I hate it when I have to abandon my children. I politely turn down most of the invitations I get from abroad and try to fly only when it’s absolutely necessary.
As I see it, a green salad is an open invitation to carrots, onions, mushrooms, tomatoes, and the sprouts that grow in jars on my kitchen counter.
I respectfully decline the invitation to join your hallucination.
If I have to climb to heaven on a ladder, I shall decline the invitation.
I met Prince William at a musical festival and he let me know he was a fan of my music. But the invitation to sing at his wedding reception came completely out of the blue. The fact that Kate and William knew the words to my songs was very touching.
The deal we made was that if we would change our law to invite them to come to South Dakota – that’s what they wanted, the invitation – if we would change our law to invite them to come to South Dakota, he would guarantee South Dakota 400 Citibank jobs.
I’m not about to talk about what’s romantic in my life – I figure if you talk about it once, then that’s an open invitation for everyone to dig into your personal life even further. So, I just keep my private life to myself.
When Harvey Weinstein threatened to sue me, it was like the scene in ‘Harry Potter‘ where an invitation to Hogwarts is coming in through every window and fireplace and every opening in the house.
When ‘happiness‘ eludes us – as, eventually, it always will – we have the invitation to examine our programmed responses and to exercise our power to choose again.
When a character bears the same name as the author it’s just an invitation to have some fun.
An invitation to the national team is not a declaration of love.
The review process was conducted in an extremely bipartisan manner. Minority members of the Judiciary Committee were responsible for the invitation of 1/3 of the witnesses who appeared.
I was taking hitting clinics every chance I got. I really worked on it. It was just fun to be given that invitation from the director to make the baseball as good as we can.
If every call to Christ and His righteousness is a call to suffering, the converse is equally – every call to suffering is a call to Christ, a promotion, an invitation to come up higher.
Charles Bent
An invitation to a wedding invokes more trouble than a summons to a police court.
I got an invitation to speak in the European parliament and I met Ban Ki-moon, the secretary-general of the U.N. I took those opportunities to talk about what I thought was right. That those people, who are more important and powerful than I am, think I’m relevant enough to give a speech is mind-blowing.
Just because marriage didn’t work for us doesn’t mean we don’t believe in the institution. Just because our own marital track records are mixed doesn’t mean our hearts don’t lift at the sight of our daughters‘ Tiffany-blue wedding invitations.
The message of ‘The Distance To Here’ is no secret. It is a message of love and an invitation to myself and to those who want to come along to ask the big questions and not feel uncool doing it.
I have gotten a number of invitations to be on television shows as ‘the dad,’ but that was Kryptonite to me. I was like, ‘This would be the death of me. I’ll be a cesspool of niceness.’ It doesn’t feed me.
I love horror. It’s funny, because ‘The Invitation’ never struck me as horror, but it’s definitely that type of thriller.
When I accept an invitation for a public speaking engagement, my purpose is to share the TOMS story and our giving mission. In no way do I believe this means I endorse every single aspect of that organization. That may be naive, and you may disagree, but it is my sincere belief.
It is great to add some glamour to the food industry, like television shows have done for the food world and inspiring people to work in the industry. The flip side of that is unfortunately people think that after they get their qualifications, they get their invitation to compete on ‘Top Chef.’
Actually, when Vineeth was in class 10, I was invited to his school as the chief guest. Till then I had never accepted an invitation to the school day but since Vineeth was leaving school, I decided to accept the invitation. He was the school leader too.
You could not receive a young man in your room; you might be permitted to have him to tea in one of the public reception rooms, but you could accept no invitation from young men to tea or other entertainment without a chaperone from the College.
So many plays with magic in them that would be a terrific invitation to an imaginative animation team.
I appreciate President Trump‘s commitment and invitation to play a role in strengthening State and Federal government partnerships. It’s important that we discuss best practices to tackle shared challenges and priorities.
Flooding the mails with ballots is an invitation for voter fraud and chaos on Election Day. There is a danger of votes being lost, tampered with and, frankly, not counted by overwhelmed election officials.
I have plenty of invitations to go places, lots to do. If I’m not working, I go to have my hair taken care of and work at needlepoint.
Wherever the invitation of men or your own occasions lead you, speak the very truth, as your life and conscience teach it, and cheer the waiting, fainting hearts of men with new hope and new revelation.
It was through the Hammerheads that I got a route into the professional game, via a trial at Sunderland from Mick McCarthy and then an invitation to come back to Carlisle in 2004.
It’s a matter of invitations versus context. Twitter is really good at providing context, like, I’m having coffee at Third Rail Coffee.’ Foursquare is about invitations to places. In this respect Foursquare has started to replace Yelp for me.