Quotation Explorer - 'Engage'

When it comes to taking chances, some people like to play poker or shoot dice; other people prefer to parachute jump, go rhino hunting, or climb ice floes, while still others engage in crime or marriage. But I like to get drunk and drive like a fool. - P. J. O'Rourke
Live each day like you are celebrating your birthday—that is what life wants for you. Engage with family and friends. Indulge in good food, music and dance. You are precious to life. - Pooja Ruprell
You've got to make an effort to get the details right, because even through someone picks it up and knows it's a novel, they know someone's made it up and they know it's not real, if you make a small mistake they will cease to imaginatively engage with the story. - Sara Sheridan
~In motivating people, YOU've got to engage their minds and their hearts. I motivate people, I hope, by example - and perhaps by excitement, by having productive ideas to make others feel involved~ - Rupert Murdoch
The purpose of music as an art form, is to engage the audience. - Unarine Ramaru
Anger met with anger only increases enmity rather than diffusing a tense situation. Anger, in turn, gives birth to hate. In such cases the wisest thing to do is not to engage through emotion. Emotions are self-centered and denying them spares animosity. - Donna Lynn Hope
We need conscious entertainment that engage and influence its consumer to rational thinking. - Unarine Ramaru
I don't know where we should take this company, but I do know that if I start with the right people, ask them the right questions, and engage them in vigorous debate, we will find a way to make this company great. - James C. Collins
The ruler cannot mobilize the army out of personal anger. The general cannot engage in battle because of personal frustration. Anger can revert to happiness, annoyance can revert to joy, but a vanquished state cannot be revived, the dead cannot be brought back to life.
Refusal to engage in spiritual warfare does not exempt you from being among the next casualties of war - Steven Chuks Nwaokeke
Books have a vital place in our culture. They are the source of ideas, of stories that engage and stretch the imagination and most importantly, inspire. - Sara Sheridan
If the future generation has a difficult life, if they engage in war or commit crime it's not their fault, it's our fault because we fail to educate them. So responsibility resides on me, on us, to educate them in proper ways. - Debasish Mridha
Engage the enemy more closely. - Charles Faddis
In the wander land, we engage ourselves in writing. - Lailah Gifty Akita
When you engage in people pleasing you are out of integrity with yourself, your goals, your dreams and your life’s mission. - Eileen Anglin
In order to thrive, connect to and engage in what is Life-Generating and avoid or prevent what is Life-Depleting in any way you can. - The Truth
I am nurtured within the womb of universal consciousness. It supports my developing awareness as I witness, engage, learn, create, exchange. - Jay Woodman
When men do not know their assignment on earth they kill themselves psychologically and emotionally, wallowing in different careers and meddling in dreams of others. They become restless and engage in unhealthy competition - living unfulfilled lives - Bernard Kelvin Clive
We who engage in nonviolent direct action are not the creators of tension. We merely bring to the surface hidden tension that is already alive - Martin Luther King Jr.
It’s been easier to convince people to hand over half their income, their children to war, and their freedoms in perpetuity, than to engage them in seriously considering how roads might function in the absence of taxation. - Stefan Molyneux
Listen and look long at beauty that compels you, spontaneously engage what naturally calls to you…this is how we recover our true personal values. - Darrell Calkins
I can bow to fear and flee the pursuit of great things. I can bow to God and engage in the pursuit of making things great. - Craig D. Lounsbrough
Globally, millions of married men and women engage the servicesof sex workers each year. Despite growing health concerns aboutthe increased risk of STDs and HIV AIDS this trade continues toblossom, leading to the premature termination of several lives andthe dissolution of several marriages. - Oche Otorkpa
There’s still much to do; still so much to learn. Mr. La Forge engage! - Captain Picard
Are you letting culture, not scripture, determine your sexuality, how you date, how you present yourself, how you engage in certain relationships with members of the opposite sex? We need to be very clear that the way we do life is different than the rest of the world. - Mark Driscoll
A piece of art, when completed, encapsulates its own reality. As its architect, the artist’s task is to craft it well enough that the reader believes in its existence and is willing to enter, explore, and engage based on the artist’s version of the truth, even if that truth is artifice. - Kate Kearns
Our world-view determines the manner in which we engage the world. - Sunday Adelaja
Literature offers the thrill of minds of great clarity wrestling with the endless problems and delights of being human. To engage with them is to engage with oneself, and the lasting rewards are not confined to specific career paths. - Jonathan Stroud
There is one and only one social responsibility of business–to use it resources and engage in activities designed to increase its profits so long as it stays within the rules of the game, which is to say, engages in open and free competition without deception or fraud - Milton Friedman
Meetings are an addictive, highly self-indulgent activity that corporations and other organizations habitually engage in only because they cannot actually masturbate.
Thinking is the hardest work there is, which is probably the reason why so few engage in it. - Henry Ford
Constantly engage, enriching your life as much as humanly possible. - Eric Zaccone
The more you engage and connect, the more engagement and connections you will have. - Loren Weisman
In order to do good, you may have to engage in evil - Robert S. McNamara
It's sad that several political parties still count the dead, the starving, the unemployed by their religion, caste, creed and sect. The young generation needs to engage in politics of right vs wrong and not right vs left. - Sharad Vivek Sagar
The best way to engage honestly with the marketplace via Twitter is to never use the words "engage," "honestly," or "marketplace. - Jeffrey Zeldman
The ultimate resources are EMOTIONAL STATES:Creativity, decisiveness, passion, honesty, sincerity, lovethese are the ultimate human resources and when you engage these resources you can get any other resource on earth. - Tony Robbins
Writing barely differs from Talking and Reading. It appoints your hand while they engage your mouth and eyes respectively. The trio need the mind to combine sensible words from a meaningful arrangement of the ‘simple’ A B C to Z. - Olaotan Fawehinmi
Was that his name? I never had a chance to ask. He was too intent upon tearing out my throat for us to engage in idle chitchat. - John Connolly
The only reason I can’t jump in and engage life is that I’ve told myself I can’t. Yet I can’t helping wondering would happen if I told myself I could? - Craig D. Lounsbrough
Failure is an open invitation to improve and engage your frustrations with a refined energy of triumphant effort. - Unarine Ramaru
I can only see life as this most miserable accident that I have been forced to endure simply because I refuse to see it as the most astounding plan that I have been privileged to engage. - Craig D. Lounsbrough
A good leader can engage in a debate frankly and thoroughly, knowing that at the end he and the other side must be closer, and thus emerge stronger. You don't have that idea when you are arrogant, superficial, and uninformed. - Nelson Mandela
What in the world would ever lead to me believe that life is a series of opportunities that are readily available to everyone else but me? What really leads me to believe such an atrocious lie is that I don’t believe in myself sufficiently to engage those opportunities in the first place. - Craig D. Lounsbrough
The Sun Tzu School Ping-fa Directive. Be strong and continually aware. Manage your strength and that of others. When essential, engage on your terms. Be observant, adaptive, and subtle. Do not lose control. Act decisively. Conclude quickly. Don't Fight! - David G. Jones
The greatest win is walking away and choosing not to engage in drama and toxic energy at all. - Lalah Delia
By studying Bhagavad-gītā, one can become a soul completely surrendered to the Supreme Lord and engage himself in pure devotional service. As the Lord takes charge, one becomes completely free from all kinds of materialistic endeavors. - A. C. Bhaktivedanta Swami Prabhupada
Those who are too smart to engage in politics are punished by being governed by those who are dumber. - Plato
we don't need more command and control; we need better means to engage everyone's intelligence - Margaret Wheatley
I love to engage in repartee with people who are stupider than I am. - Ann Coulter
Creativity is a basic biological drive to engage in meaningful conversations with ourselves & the world around us. - Sara Saltee
There is one and only one social responsibility of business-to use its resources and engage in activities designed to increase its profits so long as it stays within the rules of the game, which is to say, engages in open and free competition without deception or fraud. - Milton Friedman
When we are able to offer to the other something of ourselves that can engage, nourish or sustain spirit then we most fully speak. Likewise, the forest is a bit more beautiful. The light finds its way in; reaching out to the ground guiding us to a heavenly place. - Ishan Khatri
Still humanity is in her infancy, so often we engage in fighting to destroy ourself. - Debasish Mridha
There are heroes and schmucks in all worlds. The most important thing is whether you are willing to engage in moral struggle against yourself. - David Brooks
The purpose of reading is not to pass some final judgement on the text, but to engage with what it has to offer to me now. - Tim Parks
While police internal affairs is allowed to protect corrupt police officers that engage in unethical behaviors, illegal activities or murder, there will always be a genuine mistrust by the common people. - Steven Magee
Only the ego resists egos. The spirit may notice egos, but sees beyond them and does not engage with them. - Alan Cohen
Engage in no pursuit in which you cannot look up unto God, and say, 'Bless me in this, my Father! - Legh Richmond
The masses have yet to realize that generating your own electricity is a potentially hazardous activity to engage in. - Steven Magee
Thinking is the hardest work there is, which is probably the reason so few engage in it. - Henry Ford
Anger is a deception. You engage it thinking you'll feel better but ultimately it drills you deeper in the hurt. - TemitOpe Ibrahim
People who concern themselves with the rights of other adults who engage in consensual acts involving sex, love, and/or eating croissants together are damaged and in pain. - Rob Delaney
Engage in the work that brings you joy. - Lailah Gifty Akita
Life is bigger than any of us will ever be as an individual. Purpose tells us that we’re specifically designed to engage every bit of that. - Craig D. Lounsbrough
When you engage in work that you love, you are happy. - Debasish Mridha
Cosmopolitanism has offered me an ethical perspective and a conceptual framework with which to read the _signs of our times_ as a theologian and intellectual who has a public responsibility for constantly offering a way to engage in this rapidly changing public world. - Namsoon Kang
While you wait for your dream job, you can engage yourself with the available job. - Lailah Gifty Akita
On a basic level, he had seen first-hand how his government used the element of fear to accomplish its objectives; the same element of fear that had been used as an excuse to engage its huge war machine in conflicts for the profits of America’s oligarchy. - Kenneth Eade
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