Quotes: engage

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  • Anita Brookner
    Anita Brookner
    British Writer 1938-
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    A man can go from being a lover to being a stranger in three moves flat but a woman under the guise of friendship will engage in acts of duplicity which come to light very much later. There are different species of self-justification.
  • Caroline Knapp
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    By definition, memoir demands a certain degree of introspection and self-disclosure: In order to fully engage a reader, the narrator has to make herself known, has to allow her own self-awareness to inform the events she describes.
  • Carl Sagan
    Carl Sagan
    American astronomer, cosmologist, astrophysicist and author 1934-1996
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    By far the best way I know to engage the religious sensibility, the sense of awe, is to look up on a clear night.
    Source: The Varieties of Scientific Experience: A Personal View of the Search for God (2006)
  • Have you ever played a video game that didn't have escalating levels of difficulty? Well, life can feel like play, too, when we purposefully engage in activities that demand we test and develop our skills.
  • Anita Roddick
    Anita Roddick
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    I believe in businesses where you engage in creative thinking, and where you form some of your deepest relationships. If it isn't about the production of the human spirit, we are in big trouble.
  • I engage in the use of game theory. Game theory is a branch of mathematics, and that means, sorry, that even in the study of politics, math has come into the picture. We can no longer pretend that we just speculate about politics; we need to look at this in a rigorous way.
  • Ann Coulter
    Ann Coulter
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    I love to engage in repartee with people who are stupider than I am.
  • Barry Hannah
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    I'll tell you why I like writing: it's just jumping into a pool. I get myself into a kind of trance. I engage the world, but it's also wonderful to just escape. I try to find the purities out of the confusion. It's pretty old-fashioned, but it's fun.
  • Bryan Fuller
    Bryan Fuller
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    If somebody is mean or rude, I just, I don't engage - just block and say, 'Well, that's not very polite.'
  • Lord Chesterfield
    Lord Chesterfield
    English statesman, diplomat and writer (Philip Dormer Stanhope) 1694-1773
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    If you can once engage people's pride, love, pity, ambition (or whatever is their prevailing passion) on your side, you need not fear what their reason can do against you.
  • Dave Barry
    Dave Barry
    American humorist, writer
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    Meetings are an addictive, highly self-indulgent activity that corporations and other large organizations habitually engage in only because they cannot actually masturbate.
  • Samuel Johnson
    Samuel Johnson
    English writer 1709-1784
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    Politics are now nothing more than means of rising in the world. With this sole view do men engage in politics, and their whole conduct proceeds upon it.
  • Barry Ritholtz
    Barry Ritholtz
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    Rather than engage in the sort of selective retention that so many investors tend to do and pretend mistakes never happened, I prefer to 'own' them. This allows me to learn from them and, with any luck, avoid making the same errors again.
  • Carol Roth
    Carol Roth
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    Social media can be a powerful tool to listen to, engage with and gain access to customers that you would otherwise not be able to connect with.
  • Cass Sunstein
    Cass Sunstein
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    Television is, in many respects, a passive medium: people receive information without really exchanging ideas with others. By contrast, the Internet can be an active medium, allowing individuals to use e-mail, discussion groups, and even Web sites to engage with one another.
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