32 Appointment Quotes We Love

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An appointment is an arrangement to meet someone at a particular time and place. Appointment synonyms include meeting, engagement, interview, arrangement, consultation, session, date, rendez-vous, assignation, tweetup, commitment, etc.

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What do others say about appointments? Let’s see how people defined or mentioned appointments in their day-to-day lives. Spoiler alert: the last one is the funniest.

Unfaithfulness in the keeping of an appointment is an act of clear dishonesty. You may as well borrow a person’s money as his time.” Horace Man

If you make more appointments with quality people, you will have less disappointments with non-quality people.” Robert J. Braathe

Goods are traded, but services are consumed and produced in the same place. And you cannot export a haircut. But we are coming close to exporting a haircut, the appointment part. What kind of haircut do you want? Which barber do you want? All those things can and will be done by a call center far away.” Thomas L. Friedman, The World Is Flat: A Brief History of the Twenty-first Century

Each minute we spend worrying about the future and regretting the past is a minute we miss in our appointment with life – a missed opportunity to engage life and to see that each moment gives us the chance to change for the better, to experience peace and joy.” Nhat Hanh

If you want to be more productive, then start at the start: get there on time. Whether it is a meeting, a flight, an appointment or a date, it’s important to ensure you are there when you say you will be there. This may feel like an old-fashioned tip to give, but it has served me well for five decades in business.” Richard Branson

The superior man is quiet and calm, waiting for the appointments of heaven, while the mean man walks in dangerous paths, looking for lucky occurrences.” Confucius

I’ve worked on over twenty TV staffs, and nine out of ten male colleagues are wonderful, inclusive, and professional. Still, there’s usually one guy – the Tenth Man – who turns a fun job into a dental appointment.” Nell Scovell

Don’t keep people in hatred. You might lose that very person who should endorse your next appointment letter if you are a skillful hater of people. Let love lead.” Israelmore Ayivor, Shaping the dream

I have become convinced that if God stands a child before you, for even just a minute, it is a divine appointment.” Wess Stafford

Parents want their children to excel, callers to a victims’ hotline want help, and sick people want to get well. Offering aids is like providing an alarm clock: it may help people get to an appointment on time, but no one is forcing them to use it.” Richard Thaler

I started, whenever I got to a city, just getting on Style Seat, which is the most incredible app for any girl who doesn’t have 100 stylists at her fingertips. I can see who’s well-rated and whose portfolio I like, and then book an appointment all from my phone, which made having bangs a lot easier.” Sophia Bush

Being on time to appointments and meetings is a phase of self-discipline and an evidence of self-respect. Punctuality is a courteous compliment the intelligent person pays to his associates.” Marvin J. Ashton

Not by appointment do we meet delight Or joy; they heed not our expectancy; But round some corner of the streets of life they of a sudden greet us with a smile.” Gerald Massey

They don’t have a lot of appointment viewing. What television depends on, one thing ‘Larry King Live’ was – whether you liked it, didn’t like it – it was appointment viewing.” Larry King

I look at my first appointment book from 1965 and I get dizzy. I was constantly in a phone booth calling photographers”. Lauren Hutton

Prayer is a specific divine appointment, an ordinance of Heaven, whereby God purposes to carry out His gracious designs on earth and to execute and make efficient the plan of salvation.” Edward McKendree Bounds

If I have made an appointment with you, I owe you punctuality, I have no right to throw away your time, if I do my own.” Richard Cecil

What was a problem was the excessive amount of media attention to the appointment of the first woman and everything she did. Everywhere that Sandra went, the press was sure to go. And that got tiresome; it was stressful.” Sandra Day O’Connor

A lot of times, I put my own personal health to the side, focusing on work or family or getting ahead. At the end of the day, you’re just exhausted on your couch and haven’t made that doctor’s appointment, didn’t make that phone call, and feel terrible.” Katie Lowes

The intelligent ruler makes the law select men and makes no arbitrary appointment himself; he makes the law measure merits and makes no arbitrary judgment himself.” Han Fei

I don’t come from an artistic family, so I didn’t know what theater was. I was working on Wall Street in the ’90s, and I went to see ‘appointment With a High-Wire Lady’ at Ensemble Studio Theatre, and it affected me so deeply. It changed everything I thought about the arts. I quit banking and became an actor.” Geneva Carr

I think the important thing about my appointment is not that I will decide cases as a woman, but that I am a woman who will get to decide cases.” Sandra Day O’Connor

Those from whose pocket the salary is drawn, and by whose appointment the officer was made, have always a right to discuss the merits of their officers, and their modes of exercising the duties they are paid to perform.” Charles Babbage

We are always rushing to an appointment or trying to meet a deadline.” Menachem Mendel Schneerson

Change is terrifying for people who feel immune to it by virtue of status, divine appointment, or imagined irreplaceability.” Mimi Kennedy

The next time you find yourself racing quickly down the street, know that you’re not only running to your next appointment, you are literally running from contact with your truest feelings, deepest needs and most valuable insights.” Karen Salmansohn

A wise woman never yields by appointment. It should always be an unforeseen happiness.” Stendhal

I once missed an appointment because I left my house, I locked the door. And then I thought, like anybody else, you know, ‘I don’t think I locked the door.’ I just kept going back to the door. And I couldn’t stop myself from checking and checking.” Howie Mandel

I can enjoy what I’m engaged in and be fully present rather than planning my answers to questions while someone else is speaking or thinking about my next appointment while my current engagement is still in in progress.” Iman

Prayer is a specific divine appointment, an ordinance of Heaven, whereby God purposes to carry out His gracious designs on earth and to execute and make efficient the plan of salvation.” Edward McKendree Bounds

I remember once when I was working on a magazine, and one of the male editors was going on a field trip with one of his sons. The office was full of, ‘He’s such a good dad,’ whereas I came in late from a doctor’s appointment for one of my children and was asked, ‘Where were you? You’ll need to make up the time.‘” Joanna Coles

He has so many muscles he has to make an appointment to move his fingers.” Phyllis Diller 🙂