Quotes of Engaged

“ Keep doing some kind of work, that the devil may always find you employed. ”

- St. Jerome

“ Worry is a futile thing, it's somewhat like a rocking chair, Although is keeps you occupied, it doesn't get you anywhere. ”

- Unknown

“ Italy is divided between us and them, rich and poor, north and south, young and old, employed and unemployed. ”

- Romano Prodi

“ Sence I've ben here, I've hired a chap to look about for me, To git me a transplantable an' thrifty fem'ly-tree. ”

- James Russell Lowell

“ A good wit ill employed is dangerous in a commonwealth. ”

- Demosthenes

“ Hard work never hurt anyone who hired someone else to do it. ”

- Evan Esar

“ The Oliver site has a lot of potential uses. We've been hired by the city to rediscover its potential. ”

- Brian Clark

“ You may not be interested in strategy, but strategy is interested in you. ”

- Leon Trotsky

“ It is wonderful when a calculation is made, how little the mind is actually employed in the discharge of any profession. ”

- Samuel Johnson

“ In Hollywood, a starlet is the name for any woman under thirty who is not actively employed in a brothel. ”

- Ben Hecht

“ We are not engaged in domestic politics, in church building or in social uplift work, but we are engaged in nation building. ”

- Marcus Garvey

“ To be busy with material affairs is the best preservative against reflection, fears, doubts… I suppose a fellow proposing to cut his throat would experience a sort of relief while occupied in stropping his razor carefully. ”

- Joseph Conrad

“ Happiness is possible only when one is busy. The body must toil, the mind must be occupied, and the heart must be satisfied. Those who do good as opportunity offers are sowing seed all the time, and they need not doubt the harvest. ”

- Unknown

“ I wrote the script of Patton. I had this very bizarre opening where he stands up in front of an American flag and gives this speech. Ultimately, I was fired. When the script was done, they hired another writer and that script was forgotten. ”

- Francis Ford Coppola

“ Most are engaged in business the greater part of their lives, because the soul abhors a vacuum and they have not discovered any continuous employment for man's nobler faculties. ”

- Henry David Thoreau

“ 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

“ Few things in life are more embarrassing than the necessity of having to inform an old friend that you have just got engaged to his fiancee. ”

- W.C. Fields

“ The partisan, when he is engaged in a dispute, cares nothing about the rights of the question, but is anxious only to convince his hearers of his own assertions. ”

- Plato

“ The poor on the borderline of starvation live purposeful lives. To be engaged in a desperate struggle for food and shelter is to be wholly free from a sense of futility. ”

- Eric Hoffer

“ Winning is important to me, but what brings me real joy is the experience of being fully engaged in whatever I'm doing. ”

- Phil Jackson

“ This is the challenge of writing. You have to be very emotionally engaged in what you're doing, or it comes out flat. You can't fake your way through this. ”

- Real Live Preacher

“ I want all my senses engaged. Let me absorb the world's variety and uniqueness. ”

- Maya Angelou

“ Social engaged intellectuals must accept reality as they found it and shape it toward positive social goals, not stand aside in self-righteous isolation. ”

- John Dewey

“ Ethical religion can be real only to those who are engaged in ceaseless efforts at moral improvement. By moving upward we acquire faith in an upward movement, without limit. ”

- Felix Adler

“ 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

“ Being over seventy is like being engaged in a war. All our friends are going or gone and we survive amongst the dead and the dying as on a battlefield. ”

- Muriel Spark

“ 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

“ Stay Engaged and Active. ”

- Marcia Wieder

“ I am one who believes that we are, in fact, engaged in a worldwide war against terrorism. We must have the serenity to accept the fact that war is not going to go away if we ignore it. ”

- Robert Bennett

“ America is never wholly herself unless she is engaged in high moral principle. We as a people have such a purpose today. It is to make kinder the face of the nation and gentler the face of the world. ”

- George H. W. Bush
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