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Engaged

Total Quotes : 297
Behind Everyone

I've found that when everyone rallies behind a cause, and when they learn their effort can contribute something bigger, they get engaged.

- Aaron Koblin

Play Idea

I grew up with the idea of the cyborg and the robot, but at the same time I felt this intense disconnection between the things I was engaged with and inspired by in terms of fun and play. It seemed like paintings and drawings were so static.

- Aaron Koblin

Give Going

You can tell if you're going to be into a script within the first five or ten pages - if I'm not completely engaged by page 20, I just have to give up on it.

- Aaron Paul

Education Which

Upon the subject of education, not presuming to dictate any plan or system respecting it, I can only say that I view it as the most important subject which we, as a people, can be engaged in.

- Abraham Lincoln

Which Very

I am never so happy as when I am really engaged in good earnest, & it makes me must wonderfully cheerful & merry at other times, which is curious & very satisfactory.

- Ada Lovelace

Staying Very

Of course, the opposite of white privilege is not blackness, as many of us seemed to think then; the opposite of white privilege is working to dismantle that privilege. But my particular hip-hop generation proved to be very serious about figuring it all out and staying engaged.

- Adam Mansbach

My Life Becoming

I esteem it the crowning mercy of my life that not only the chief ends I contemplated on becoming a missionary are attained, but I am allowed to see competent, faithful, and affectionate successors actively engaged in the work.

- Adoniram Judson

Country Very

When I was engaged in the struggle for my country, I was very young. My horizons were open.

- Ahmed Ben Bella

Practically

With my government, we engaged in bringing our help to fights for national freedom. At that precise moment, several countries were still colonised or had barely overcome colonisation. This was the case in practically all of Africa. We supported them.

- Ahmed Ben Bella

Injustice Systemic

We cannot reform institutional racism or systemic policies if we are not actively engaged. It's not enough to simply complain about injustice; the only way to prevent future injustice is to create the society we would like to see, one where we are all equal under the law.

- Al Sharpton

Over Successor

We are engaged in immediate conversations with the White House on deliberations over a successor whom we hope will continue in the general direction of Attorney General Holder.

- Al Sharpton

Doing Away

I get so engaged when I have a problem you cannot solve that I just cannot break away from what I am doing - I keep thinking and thinking and cannot stop.

- Alan Greenspan

Audience Making

I'm a huge believer in story being this invisible scaffolding that no one ever recognizes or realizes is actually making the audience engaged in what's going on. There is no formula for it.

- Alan Yang

I Think Fact

To feel nervous; to feel threatened and vulnerable and alive and engaged in that sense when interacting with someone you're really attracted to? I think that's wonderful. That's usually the best part. In fact, it's almost always downhill from there.

- Alex Karpovsky

Very Our

The thing that is most important is having people who are involved and engaged with the kids and also are not stressed and can be involved with them. And that's actually not boring and banal. That actually takes a lot of work to make that happen, and it's not something that our society does very well at all.

- Alison Gopnik

Love Means

I just love bossy women. I could be around them all day. To me, bossy is not a pejorative term at all. It means somebody's passionate and engaged and ambitious and doesn't mind leading.

- Amy Poehler

Everyone Some

Everyone takes surveys. Whoever makes a statement about human behavior has engaged in a survey of some sort.

- Andrew Greeley

A Good Thing Aide

Most people are overconfident about their own abilities. That is probably a good thing. But we would be horrified if a physician's aide engaged in heart surgery.

- Andrew Lo

Over Like

The adaptive markets hypothesis says that all economic institutions, like our own species, develop and change over time, depending on the population of investors that are engaged with them.

- Andrew Lo

Tell Before

Before the web and these highly focused entities, journalists got to decide what was important to tell their audience and educated their readers. Now, journalists have to try and understand what their consumer actually wants to read and what angle they are looking for in order to keep audiences engaged in a highly competitive world.

- Andrew Ross Sorkin

Need Figure

Communicators need to figure out how well do they engage people, and they should not talk one word longer than people are engaged.

- Andy Stanley

Ambivalent

It is only when parental feelings are ineffective or too ambivalent or when the mother's emotions are temporarily engaged elsewhere that children feel lost.

- Anna Freud

Parent Part

As any parent knows, part of your mind is always engaged - wondering and worrying that everything is okay and calculating all the stuff that has to get done in the course of a day. When the children are asleep in their beds, I can go where I really need to go in my head.

- Anne Michaels

Art Unity

I'm seeking to have an art that is engaged as a way for saying, 'Hurray for unity.'

- Anthony Braxton

Past Over

For the past few years I have engaged in several inappropriate conversations conducted over Twitter, Facebook, e-mail and occasionally on the phone with women I have met online.

- Anthony Weiner

Passionate Going

Being excitable and passionate is what makes you look good because if you're engaged in what's going on, you radiate youth.

- Alexa Chung

Mirror Other

The young people I know judge leaders by their deeds and abhor hypocrisy. Inconsistency and point-scoring do not win respect. It's not easy to be engaged in political debate when it is reduced to performers trying to outdo each other. Actions from leaders must mirror the values they claim to espouse.

- Alexandra Adornetto

Back Quick

The relationship with the words someone uses is more intimate and integrated than just a quick read and a blurb can ever be. This intimacy - the words on the page being sent back and forth from engaged editor to open author - is unique in my experience.

- Alice Sebold

Freedom Might

For in the end, freedom is a personal and lonely battle; and one faces down fears of today so that those of tomorrow might be engaged.

- Alice Walker

Change New

It's hard to come into a new relationship with food unless you're engaged in an interactive way at an early age; it's hard to change your values.

- Alice Waters

Search Books

My books are about losers, about people who've lost their way and are engaged in a search.

- Antonio Tabucchi

Soul Kid

I was a highly sensitive kid, sort of an old soul, and I felt like a lot of people in my peer group didn't fully understand me, or I couldn't fully be myself. I just wasn't engaged in a way that was fulfilling me.

- Ari Graynor

Through Drop

Research shows that children do better in school and are less likely to drop out when fathers are involved. Engaged parents can strengthen communities, mentor and tutor students, and demonstrate through their actions how much they value their children's education.

- Arne Duncan

Been Certainly

For many decades now - and certainly during my adult life in academe - the Western intellectual world has not been convinced that theology is a pursuit that can be engaged in with intellectual honesty and integrity.

- Arthur Peacocke

Love Feels

If you are ever on stage, and it feels as though the audience is not laughing at the right points or are not quite as engaged as you'd hope, you have to remember there is always somebody who might be falling in love with this world and having an epiphany. I was that person.

- Chloe Pirrie

Straightforward

The stories that engaged me as a kid were all science fiction. Later, it turned out that I didn't have the language to talk about what was bothering me in a way that was straightforward.

- Chris Adrian

Congressional

I filed the ethics complaint against Tom DeLay not because I'm a Democrat and he's a Republican or even because he drew me out of my congressional seat but because he engaged in corruption to further his plans to disenfranchise voters in Texas.

- Chris Bell

Fundamentally

I fundamentally believe that people have a genuine desire to be positively engaged in the world around them.

- Chris Hughes

Ring Break

I just want to be married, or just engaged. Basically, I just want a ring. And the tax break.

- Christina Ricci

Other Set

I've never set a book in Europe. I've lived in Europe three times, but somehow or other it wasn't the experience that engaged me in that way.

- Christopher Koch

Some Extent

Writers to some extent are childish, and it's at the childish level that one really engages with any experience. What really moves you is at the very personal, childish level of the imagination. My business is the imagination, and my imagination is engaged by Asia.

- Christopher Koch

Always Other

I had friends growing up; there were other home-schoolers we were in touch with so we weren't isolated, and I've always been happy engaged in my own projects and pursuing my own goals.

- Christopher Paolini

Been Couple

There have been a couple of jobs I've done without thinking, without being engaged, and they just stink.

- Clancy Brown

Year Through

When David Arquette and I got engaged we started therapy together. I'd heard that the first year of marriage is the hardest, so we decided to work through all that stuff early.

- Courteney Cox

Role Over

It is the role of the manager to keep information and dialogue about engagement active over the course of the year. To build a highly engaged team, the quality of managers that an organisation puts in front of their people is important.

- Curt Coffman

Been Opposing

It now becomes clear why the Bush Administration has been vigorously opposing congressional hearings. The Bush Administration has been engaged in a conspiracy of silence.

- Cynthia McKinney

View New

I advocate for a totally new view of the role of the patient: patient as engaged partner, not passive recipient.

- Dave deBronkart

Play Role

I'm an e-patient: equipped, enabled, empowered, engaged. I'm no clinician, but I do everything in my power to help them, to play an active role in my own care, and even in the design of care.

- Dave deBronkart

Trump Donald

In his personal life, Donald Trump shows that even when a family faces difficulties, the role of the father must remain strong - his children are a testament to the fact that a father who remains engaged can overcome many odds and set children on the right path.

- David A. Clarke, Jr.

Thoughts Process

We havent really paid much attention to thought as a process. we have engaged in thoughts, but we have only paid attention to the content, not to the process.

- David Bohm

Entrepreneurs

There are not enough female VCs in an industry so traditionally dominated by males. There are not enough female mentors who are actively engaged with female founders. We need women VCs and entrepreneurs to stand up, get loud, and help guide their peers.

- David Cohen

Work Exercise

Exercise your brain and body, keep engaged with work and friends, and feed your brain with a healthy, plant-based diet - as well as knowledge.

- David H. Murdock

Maybe Committed

If people see that I'm fully committed to my chosen charities and fully engaged in their issues, maybe they'll click a link to find out more.

- David Harewood

Some Certainly

Where I feel the most productive and engaged is when I'm buried in code, buried in some project, tweaking some designs. I'm certainly introverted.

- David Karp

News More

If we can get people engaged in the world around them in any form, in any way, that's a positive thing, and hopefully we can get them to come to the news more.

- David Muir

Other Primarily

Of course I want to have a deliciously seductive story on the surface which will keep people engaged and amused, but primarily, I'm interested in other things. It's the texture of any given moment that fascinates me: what is really going on between people or in somebody's mind.

- Deborah Eisenberg

Always Making

I'd say my focus is on the season, my focus is on making the Colts the best team in the NFL. I'm completely engaged and have always been engaged, even when I was in rehab.

- Jim Irsay

Always Been

I've always been engaged in social protection programmes.

- Jim Yong Kim

Which Been

My work has been in the field of engaged Buddhism. That is my own practice, which began in 1965 that formed the base for the work I was doing in the civil rights and anti-war movement.

- Joan Halifax

Career Give

I can't give up and sacrifice my career, my future for a man, especially being engaged for so many years.

- Joanna Krupa

Election Tap

The way to get people civically engaged, not just during the election but throughout the year, is to tap into Facebook and let them do it with their friends.

- Joe Green

Tell Everybody

Just because everybody else is engaged in a group hug with Barack Obama doesn't mean that somebody doesn't have to tell the truth.

- Joe Scarborough

Newspaper Joining

For many years I was engaged in journalism, writing articles and chronicles for the daily press without ever joining the staff of any newspaper.

- Johannes Vilhelm Jensen

Gallant Knew

I knew that if the feat was accomplished it must be at a most fearful sacrifice of as brave and gallant soldiers as ever engaged in battle.

- John B. Hood

Like Exploitative

Writing can sometimes be exploitative. I like to take a few steps of remove in order to respect the privacy of the subject. If readers make the link, they have engaged with the poem.

- John Barton

Fact Cops

Many later commented on the fact that large numbers of those engaged in the most senseless acts of destruction were left well alone by cops, indeed people dressed as Black Block members were seen freely making their way across police lines and talking to cops.

- John Blair

Army Which

We pay for the navy, and we have no commerce for the navy to protect; we pay for the army, and we loathe and execrate the work upon which it has been engaged.

- John Edward Redmond

Strong World

America's families will be safer in a world where we're strong, where we're engaged, but where we're respected.

- John Edwards

Politics

The modern conservative is engaged in one of man's oldest exercises in moral philosophy; that is, the search for a superior moral justification for selfishness.

- John Kenneth Galbraith

American Office

The office of President is a great one; to every true American it seems the greatest on earth. And to me, as I was engaged in weaving a background of music for the pageantry of it, there came a deeper realization of the effect of that office on the man.

- John Philip Sousa

Nature Sports

Sports occupies a central place in our society, and, as such, it is unavoidably cultural in nature and often engaged in societal issues.

- John Skipper

Geneva Convention

Nonetheless, Article 5 makes clear that if an Iraqi civilian who is not a member of the armed forces, has engaged in attacks on Coalition forces, the Geneva Convention permits the use of more coercive interrogation approaches to prevent future attacks.

- John Yoo

Love Think

I still love the preparation of the game. I think that actually helps you heal faster, still being around it; it keeps you motivated. It keeps you engaged, and I want to be around my teammates.

- Jon Beason

Study Very

I'm a very lazy person by nature. I have to be really engaged, and then I go straight from lazy to obsessive. I couldn't study chemistry, but I could memorize all the books for Dungeons and Dragons. It was ridiculous. The trick is to find what I like to do.

- Jon Favreau

Looking Back Other

History tells us that America does best when the private sector is energetic and entrepreneurial and the government is attentive and engaged. Who among us, really, would, looking back, wish to edit out either sphere at the entire expense of the other?

- Jon Meacham

YouTube Last Year

The Lego children and fans are highly engaged people, so they expect a high degree of interaction with us. If you go to YouTube... we were told by Google last year that we are the second most-watched brand of all brands.

- Jorgen Vig Knudstorp

Been Very

India has been contributing very much to the reconstruction of Afghanistan; we are strongly engaged there.

- Joschka Fischer

Desire Profession

I desire to assist in attracting to this profession young men of character and ability, also to help those already engaged in the profession to acquire the highest moral and intellectual training.

- Joseph Pulitzer

Through Line

Mounting a large rock, I was able to see a considerable body of the enemy moving by the flank in rear of their line engaged, and passing from the direction of the foot of Great Round Top through the valley toward the front of my left.

- Joshua Chamberlain

Gift Some

We often talk about people with great memories as though it were some sort of an innate gift, but that is not the case. Great memories are learned. At the most basic level, we remember when we pay attention. We remember when we are deeply engaged.

- Joshua Foer

Doing Through

There's a lot of work being done through the innovation arm of the World Bank, at the World Bank Institute. There's a lot of work that we at the Rockefeller Foundation are doing and funding towards that end, and increasingly, the U.S. government is getting engaged.

- Judith Rodin

Some TV

When not deeply engaged in creative activities, or numbed out by the TV, I felt empty. My heart hurt. I often felt hollow or as if I were some sort of wispy ghost, barely existing.

- Judith Wright

Knock Funnier

They will find somebody younger, somebody funnier, somebody more engaged. As long as the court genre is viable, people are going to be looking for someone to knock me off of my perch.

- Judy Sheindlin

Listening Excited

You can detect a hostile listening or a bored listening or a tired listening or an excited and engaged listening.

- Julian Treasure

Youth Idea

There is this idea that appealing to youth is the only way forward. But that is no longer the case. Youth is not everything. Now we have all the baby-boomers in their 60s, like me, who are actively engaged in life - we're not retiring, we're not just being put out to grass once we hit 60.

- Julie Walters

Like Committed

Starting a company is like going to war. You can't do anything else but be fully engaged. You have to be insanely, passionately, nothing-can-stop-me committed.

- Audrey MacLean

Own Global

Today we are engaged in a deadly global struggle for those who would intimidate, torture, and murder people for exercising the most basic freedoms. If we are to win this struggle and spread those freedoms, we must keep our own moral compass pointed in a true direction.

- Barack Obama

Being Idea

I just liked the idea of being engaged.

- Belinda Carlisle

Activities Could

Activism could be defined as activities engaged in by individuals to change there of others situation.

- Ben Edwards

Politics Separate

For me, writing, drawing, and political activism are three separate pursuits; each has its own intensity. I happen to be especially attuned to and engaged with the society in which I live. Both my writing and my drawing are invariably mixed up with politics, whether I want them to be or not.

- Gunter Grass

Generation Give

There are a lot of complaints by the older generation about the lack of action in this generation. My retort: give these people something to be engaged in. Cutting a check is not engaging.

- Ben Rattray

Think I Think

By nature, I am someone who hews to the middle. I need to hear all sides of a story. Unless I am engaged in a tough round of dominoes or Scrabble, I think of myself as unreasonably reasonable.

- Gwen Ifill

Ring Grave

I try to remember, as I hear about friends getting engaged, that it's not about the ring and it's not about the wedding. It's a grave thing, getting married. And it's easy to get swept up in the wrong things.

- Gwyneth Paltrow

Modernization

It is clear that while our Army was engaged in Afghanistan and Iraq, Russia studied U.S. capabilities and vulnerabilities and embarked on an ambitious and largely successful modernization effort.

- H. R. McMaster

Been Components

It is in their inherent moral components that recent Western strategies may be deficient. What percentage of the populations in countries engaged in the 14-year effort in Afghanistan could even name the three main Taliban groups with whom their soldiers have been engaged?

- H. R. McMaster

Everybody About

You can talk about capitalism and communism and all that sort of thing, but the important thing is the struggle everybody is engaged in to get better living conditions, and they are not interested too much in government.

- Bernard Baruch

Particularly

The strength in our third-quarter financial results is cause for excitement. I'm particularly pleased that we continue to demonstrate impressive growth at the same time we are engaged in important merger discussions.

- Bernard Ebbers

Number Other

Senate Republicans have engaged in a record number of filibusters and other obstructionist tactics.

- Bernie Sanders

Medical Seeming

I saw my friends in medical school seeming to be more engaged with the real world. That provoked a sort of jealousy, and I decided to go to medical school after all.

- Harold E. Varmus

Past In The Past

America is the civilization of people engaged in transforming themselves. In the past, the stars of the performance were the pioneer and the immigrant. Today, it is youth and the Black.

- Harold Rosenberg