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Engagements Quotes

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Attend with Diligence and strict Integrity to the Interest
of your Correspondents and enter into no Engagements
which you have not the almost certain Means of performing.
- George Mason

Few things tend more to alienate friendship than a
want of punctuality in our engagements.
I have known the breach of a promise to dine or sup
to break up more than one intimacy.
- William Hazlitt

Getting our military back on stable footing won't happen overnight.
We must start this process now, since future engagements
are likely and allies are scarce.
- Ellen Tauscher

Inspirations never go in for long engagements;
they demand immediate marriage to action.
- Brendan Francis

 

Yes, after some time spent last year on other commitments,
most of them speaking engagements, I am now about halfway
through a novel that I hope will come out in 1998.
- Robert MacNeil

We must either reduce the number of our engagements
or increase the number of our troops.
- Adam Schiff

I wish I had it in my power to furnish you with accommodation
I should feel proud to do it,
shall be happy to hear from you at anytime when you
engagements will allow you an hour and remain with
best wishes for yourself,
family and circuit.
- John Hawley

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I like it, but it's yellow, and I'm like,
I didn't want yellow for my engagement ring.
- Paris Hilton

Even though mother's issues are not front page news,
they touch us all personally, some more than others,
and I believe passionately in the power of grassroots engagement.
- Joan Blades

And, perhaps most importantly, regional conflicts will
again and again confront us with a cruel choice between
costly engagement and costly indifference.
- Lord Robertson

Militarily, we succeeded in Vietnam.
We won every engagement we were involved in out there.
- William Westmoreland

I have an engagement ring, which is my favorite accessory.
- Jules Asner

But I had promised my husband never to accept another engagement.
It was not a very happy time for me.
- Dinah Sheridan

I don't want to express alienation.
It isn't what I feel.
I'm interested in various kinds of passionate engagement.
All my work says be serious, be passionate,
wake up.
- Susan Sontag

Well, an actor is an actor is actor,
to paraphrase someone or other and the opportunity to work,
to have a steady engagement, certainly seemed like
an appealing concept to me.
- Walter Koenig

My mother says I didn't open my eyes for eight days after I was born,
but when I did, the first thing I saw was an engagement ring.
I was hooked.
- Elizabeth Taylor

During the engagement I tried to throw a strong force through the canon,
but I was obliged to use it elsewhere before it had
gotten to the supposed location of the village.
- George Crook

I was very depressed after breaking off my engagement
with Johnny ten years ago.
I was embarrassingly dramatic at the time,
but you have to remember I was only 19 years old.
- Winona Ryder

The main engagement of the writer is towards truthfulness;
therefore he must keep his mind and his judgement free.
- Gabrielle Roy

As has been pointed out with Libya, the debate over Libya,
sometimes we allow diplomatic relations with imperfect
regimes because progress can best be made through engagement instead of isolation.
- Earl Blumenauer

So I think that is from the European perspective,
for the European future, this engagement can be one
of the most important and effective decisions in the last 50 years maybe.
- Aleksander Kwasniewski

If I didn't have a recruiting engagement,
I was going to be here.
I did everything possible to change the recruiting thing.
I'm a very small part of this night,
but I did want to be a part of it.
- Rick Pitino

It's my mother's engagement ring so I thought it was
quite nice because obviously she's not going to be
around to share any of the fun and excitement of it all -
this was my way of keeping her close to it all.
- Prince William

I think some people wished I'd kept myself out of the book.
But I kind of insist on it because I want the reader
to share my engagement with the material,
if you like, not pretend that I'm doing it completely intellectually.
- Helen Garner

We are all afraid for our confidence,
for the future, for the world.
That is the nature of the human imagination.
Yet every man, every civilization, has gone forward
because of its engagement with what it has set itself to do.
- Jacob Bronowski

When it comes to Chinese food I have always operated
under the policy that the less known about the preparation the better.
A wise diner who is invited to visit the kitchen replies by saying,
as politely as possible, that he has a pressing engagement elsewhere.
- Calvin Trillin

Ten years ago, 15 years ago, I think the church would
have been asleep at the switch.
This level of activism and engagement with the needs
of society by local churches I never thought I'd see it in my lifetime.
- Bill Hybels

Time, like life itself, has no inherent meaning.
We give our own meaning to time as to life.
- Jonathan Lockwood Huie

Holding on to anger is like grasping a hot coal
with the intent of throwing it at someone else;
you are the one who gets burned.
- The Buddha

Anger is like a thorn in the heart.
- Yiddish Proverb

A person without a sense of humor
is like a wagon without springs.
It's jolted by every pebble on the road.
- Henry Ward Beecher

Mama always said life was like a box of chocolates.
You never know what you're gonna get.
- the movie Forrest Gump

Minds are like parachutes.
They only function when they are open.
- James Dewar

We have only this moment,
sparkling like a star in our hand -
and melting like a snowflake.
- Marie B. Ray

If I try to be like him, who will be like me?
- Yiddish proverb

Sing like no one's listening,
love like you've never been hurt,
dance like nobody's watching,
and live like its heaven on earth.
- Mark Twain

Obstacles are like wild animals.
They are cowards but they will bluff you if they can.
If they see you are afraid of them...
they are liable to spring upon you;
but if you look them squarely in the eye,
they will slink out of sight.
- Orison Swett Marden

People are like stained glass windows,
they sparkle and shine when the sun is out,
but when darkness sets in their true beauty
is revealed only if there is a light from within.
- Elisabeth Kubler-Ross

Let your life lightly dance on the edges of Time
like dew on the tip of a leaf.
- Rabindranath Tagore

Just stop it. Seriously.
Whatever it is. Just stop it.
If only for an hour, a day, a week.
Stop doing it long enough to get a glimpse
of what the change would actually look like.
- Mary Anne Radmacher

Find your balance and stand with it.
Find your song and sing it out.
Find your cadence and let it appear like a dance.
Find the questions that only you know how to ask and
The answers that you are content to not know.
- Mary Anne Radmacher

Love comforteth like sunshine after rain.
- William Shakespeare

Love like you've never been hurt,
dance like no one is watching,
live as though heaven is on earth.
- Satchel Paige

Life is like a box of chocolates.
- Forrest Gump

A discussion of philosophy is like a cat chasing its tail -
it may be an amusing diversion but
it has no chance for a satisfying conclusion.
- Jonathan Lockwood Huie

Bad habits are like a comfortable bed,
easy to get into, but hard to get out of.
- Proverb

Wealth, like happiness, is never attained when sought after directly.
It comes as a by-product of providing a useful service.
- Henry Ford

Expressing gratitude seems like a cosmic invitation
for all kinds of thankfulness and appreciation to pour in.
- Mary Anne Radmacher

If a man speaks or acts with a pure thought,
happiness follows him, like a shadow that never leaves him.
- The Buddha

Our deepest fears are like dragons
guarding our deepest treasure.
- Rainer Maria Rilke

Forgive and give as if it were your last opportunity.
Love like there's no tomorrow, and if tomorrow comes, love again.
- Max Lucado

Worrying is like a rocking chair,
it gives you something to do,
but it gets you nowhere.
- Glenn Turner

People that seem so glorious are all show;
underneath they are like everyone else.
- Ralph Waldo Emerson

The unknown is like the darkness of a cave -
it can be illuminated by the brief light
of one adventurer's small candle.
- Jonathan Lockwood Huie

When you see something done,
know that you intended it.
If you don't like what you see,
then deeply examine your intentions.
- Jonathan Lockwood Huie

Like Beauty, Joy and Suffering are
in the Eye of the Beholder.
- Jonathan Lockwood Huie

Work like you don't need the money.
Love like you've never been hurt.
Dance like nobody's watching.
- Satchel Paige

Love is like the truth,
sometimes it prevails,
sometimes it hurts.
- Victor M. Garcia Jr.

We are formed and molded by our thoughts.
Those whose minds are shaped by selfless thoughts
give joy when they speak or act.
Joy follows them like a shadow that never leaves them.
- The Buddha

Kindness, like a boomerang, always returns.
- Anonymous

Football is like life - it requires perseverance,
self-denial, hard work, sacrifice,
dedication and respect for authority.
- Vince Lombardi

Opportunity is missed by most people
because it is dressed in overalls and looks like work.
- Thomas Edison

Success has a simple formula:
do your best, and people may like it.
- Sam Ewing

There's a point... when you have to choose
whether to be like everybody else the rest of your life,
or to make a virtue of your peculiarities.
- Ursula K. Le Guin

"Be like me" is not a Golden Rule.
- Jonathan Lockwood Huie

Like an Eagle, May You Always Soar
High Above the Troubles of the World.
- Jonathan Lockwood Huie

The greatest lovers are like twin blooms,
each reflecting the passion and the glory of the other.
- Jonathan Lockwood Huie

Leaders aren't born they are made.
And they are made just like anything else, through hard work.
And that's the price we'll have to pay
to achieve that goal, or any goal.
- Vince Lombardi

An overfull calendar, like an overfull stomach,
is a consequence of taking on too much.
Commit, and eat, in moderation.
- Jonathan Lockwood Huie

Dance like no one is watching,
love like you'll never be hurt.
Sing like no one is listening.
Live life like it's heaven on earth.
- Anonymous (various attributions and alternate phrasings)

The hardest of all, is learning to be
a well of affection, and not a fountain,
to show them that we love them,
not when we feel like it, but when they do.
- Nan Fairbrother


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