Not Engaging Famous Quotes & Sayings

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Top 100 Quotes About Not Engaging

#1. Some people just think utopians are idiots who are imagining rivers of candy and not really engaging with the world's ills, and sometimes that's surely the case, but I think that imagining the perfected society is a way of expressing your disgust with the current state of affairs. - Author: Christine Jennings
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#2. Atheism has become a major threat to the church. New Atheists tend to be articulate and belligerent. They are aggressively engaging in "atheist evangelism," determined to stamp out every vestige of belief in God, which they insist is not only "stupid" but "wicked." - Author: Dave Hunt
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#3. People are not on a truth quest; they are on a happiness quest. They will continue to attend your church - even if they don't share your beliefs - as long as they find the content engaging and helpful. - Author: Andy Stanley
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#4. Murder in and of itself was not engaging; it was the drive to kill, the human factor, the fervors and furies motivating the dreadful act that rendered it compelling. Alice - Author: Kate Morton
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#5. In these xenophobic times, when politicians are stoking everyone's anxiety about threats from abroad, I would argue that engaging with the rest of the world is not only a luxury, in the way that travel is, but actually a moral responsibility. - Author: Andrew Solomon
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#6. Today, many people are engaging in same sex relationships and saying they are not gay. - Author: Pam Grier
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#7. Kids who don't play are not just at greater risk of falling behind academically, but also of becoming overweight or obese, failing to integrate socially, and even engaging in criminal activity. - Author: Darell Hammond
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#8. If we do not wish to fight, we can prevent the enemy from engaging us even though the lines of our encampment be merely traced out on the ground. All we need to do is to throw something odd and unaccountable in his way. - Author: Sun Tzu
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#9. Not engaging in ignorance is wisdom. - Author: Bodhidharma
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#10. We often confuse spiritual knowledge with spiritual attainment. Spirituality is not a matter of knowing scriptures and engaging in philosophical discussions. It is a matter of heart culture, of unmeasurable strength. - Author: Mahatma Gandhi
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#11. [Jesus] not only kept Himself from engaging in evil, He also continually acted in ways that honored and glorified god. He not only continually avoided the negative, He always pursued the positive. - Author: David Jeremiah
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#12. My English was limited to vacationing and not really engaging with Americans. I knew 'shopping' and 'eating' English - I could say 'blue sweater,' 'creme brulee,' and 'Caesar salad,' - so I came here thinking I spoke English. - Author: Salma Hayek
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#13. So often in our society, we are encouraged to disregard our fears and to simply "think positive thoughts". This is nothing more than engaging in denial which is not only ineffective, it is unhealthy. - Author: Robin S. Sharma
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#14. I find that when you lead with vision and values, engaging employees and showing them that values are just as important as profits, everyone comes on board. And not only do they come on board, but they connect to their own individual creativity. - Author: Shari Arison
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#15. The kind of support the down-and-out need is the kind we have always refused them, the kind that would mean engaging with them not as objects of contempt, but as fellow human beings. - Author: Donella Meadows
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#16. 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. - Author: Ben Rattray
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#17. Whenever I dwell for any length of time on my own shortcomings, they gradually begin to seem mild, harmless, rather engaging little things, not at all like the staring defects in other people's characters. - Author: Margaret Halsey
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#18. All my books are accidental books - they come from reacting to things and thinking about things and engaging in a real way. They are not about, 'Oh, did it get a good review in the Guardian?' I don't care. - Author: Arundhati Roy
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#19. Chess is so interesting in itself, as not to need the view of gain to induce engaging in it; and thence it is never played for money - Author: Benjamin Franklin
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#20. I did not become successful in my work through embracing or engaging in celebrity culture. I never signed away my privacy in exchange for success. - Author: Steve Coogan
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#21. No matter how much work a man can do, no matter how engaging his personality may be, he will not advance far in business if he cannot work through others. - Author: John Craig
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#22. The trick is to ensure not so much that what you are doing is, for you, the right thing, all the time (how, ultimately, could you know that for sure?) but that you are firmly in the driver's seat with a functioning process for discovering and engaging with your best choice. - Author: David Allen
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#23. I had seen other stop-motion animated features, and they were either not engaging or they're just too bizarre. There was one I liked when I was a kid called Mad Monster Party. People thought Nightmare was the first stop-motion animated monster musical, but that was. - Author: Tim Burton
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#24. I have been into social work since 45 years, and at an average, every day for one or two hours, I have been engaging in social discourses. It is not a small thing. - Author: Narendra Modi
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#25. No one ever seems to question why the burden is all on the teacher to do the engaging, when we ask so little of the students, or for that matter, their parents." Her vehemence startled me. "I never thought of it that way," I told her. "No," she said, not unkindly. "But I promise, you will. - Author: Tony Danza
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#26. Our priority is to go after ISIL. And so what we have said is that we are not engaging in a military action against the Syrian regime. We are going after ISIL facilities and personnel who are using Syria as a safe haven, in service of our strategy in Iraq. - Author: Barack Obama
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#27. Learning to "just say no" to emotional reactions isn't repression. Saying no means not engaging the frustration, anger, judgment, or blame. Without engagement, you won't have anything to repress. - Author: Doc Childre
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#28. WhatsApp only wanted to focus on how current users were engaging with the product. Like how they did not use advertising and kept the experience uncluttered. - Author: Jim Goetz
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#29. If you are not moved by the character, no amount of CGI will give you a performance that is emotionally engaging or devastating - what a live-action performance does. - Author: Andy Serkis
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#30. What is distinctive and engaging about Jesus is not the novel things he says but the way he says things. He is creative not so much because he says things that are completely new but because he speaks with such authority. - Author: John E. Goldingay
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#31. I don't have a Twitter account. I don't go to fan club gatherings. I'm not one of those actors who spends a lot of time engaging with the audience. - Author: Jane Elliot
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#32. At KaBOOM! we are crowd-sourcing a nationwide Map of Play that uses GIS data and user rankings to identify where the engaging playgrounds are located, but more importantly, where they are not. - Author: Darell Hammond
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#33. I was then and am now very much a happy warrior, very much joyful. Not engaging in character attacks myself, just putting out, "Here are the facts, here are the evidence."And I noted, for example, that both of them [Marco Rubio and Donald Trump] were relying on fabrications. - Author: Ted Cruz
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#34. Worship does not satisfy our hunger for God-it whets our appetite. Our need for God is not taken care of by engaging in worship-it deepens. - Author: Eugene H. Peterson
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#35. Drawing ... is an innocent & engaging amusement, often useful, and a qualification not to be neglected in one who is to become a mother & an instructor. - Author: Thomas Jefferson
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#36. I am not accusing you of engaging in boyish fancy. I am advising you to avoid the appearance of boyish fancy.
Master Loren to Kvothe - Author: Patrick Rothfuss
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#37. You can travel from one end of the industrialized world to the other and almost the only people you will find engaging in backbreaking toil are people who are doing it for sport. To find people whose day's toil has not been lightened by mechanical invention, you must go to the non-capitalist world. - Author: Milton Friedman
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#38. The reason that some motion-capture films don't work is if the scripts are not good, and the characters aren't engaging, then you don't believe in the journey, and you're not connected to it. It's not the technology's fault. - Author: Andy Serkis
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#39. Most bloggers who rise above the clutter are quite often prolific -they work hard, not just writing content but networking, engaging in Social Media and more. - Author: Darren Rowse
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#40. Nothing is more pleasing and engaging than the sense of having conferred benefits. Not even the gratification of receiving them. - Author: Ellis Peters
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#41. Make sure that your ambitions are really lofty - not just seem to be. Sometimes instead of engaging in those so called "mountaintop employments of great value," we spend our time in digging a pit and then falling therein, so that our temporary joy may become a permanent and bitter loss. - Author: Sterling W. Sill
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#42. What, then, is good preaching? Let me pull all these ideas together into a single description. It is "proclaim[ing]. . . . the testimony of God" (1 Corinthians 2:1) - preaching biblically, engaging with the authoritative text. This means preaching the Word and not your opinion. - Author: Timothy Keller
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#43. I was feeling like a rock in a stream with the water passing by me, not fully engaging in life with this heavy burden hanging over me. - Author: Lisa Bonavita
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#44. Engaging people is about meeting their needs, not yours - Author: Tony Robbins
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#45. We have witnessed the most educated, successful, and monied professionals in the country put their companies - not to mention their own liberty - at risk by engaging in flagrant and foolhardy illegal conduct. - Author: Preet Bharara
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#46. That's one reason why today meeting in bars or in the neighborhood is far less common among LGBT couples than it used to be, and why nearly 70 percent of LGBT couples meet online. (BLT couples - bacon, lettuce, and tomato couples - are inanimate objects and are not engaging in romantic pursuits.) - Author: Aziz Ansari
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#47. Imagination is not something apart and hermetic, not a way of leaving reality behind; it is a way of engaging reality. - Author: Irving Howe
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#48. Our pride, our ego, our fear of failing too often keeps us from achieving greatness, keeps us stuck in jobs we don't like, working with people we can't stand, engaging in pursuits we're not wholeheartedly passionate about. - Author: Kevin Kelly DO The Pursuit Of Xceptional Execution
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#49. I believe that the greatest trick of the devil is not to get us into some sort of evil but rather have us wasting time. This is why the devil tries so hard to get Christians to be religious. If he can sink a man's mind into habit, he will prevent his heart from engaging God. - Author: Donald Miller
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#50. he was also banned even from engaging in conversation with two or more persons. He could not legally go to a child's birthday party any more than he could attend political rallies - Author: Gillian Kendall
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#51. In the Buddhist tradition, we speak of the oneness of the body and mind. Whate very happens to the body also happens to the mind....This is a very important encounter (engaging in sex) , not to be done in a casual manner. - Author: Thich Nhat Hanh
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#52. I believe the greatest trick of the devil is not to get us into some sort of evil but rather have us wasting time. This is why the devil tries so hard to get Christians to be religious. If he can sink a man's mind into habit, he will prevent his heart from engaging God. I was into habit. - Author: Donald Miller
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#53. When you give as a family, not only are you sharing the happiness that giving brings you by watching it translate into positive change, but you are also transmitting your giving values to your children by engaging them in the giving process itself. - Author: Laura Arrillaga-Andreessen
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#54. You must not suspect me. It mortifies me. I assure you that I have now learnt to enjoy his conversation as an agreeable and sensible young man, without having a wish beyond it. I am perfectly satisfied, from what his manners now are, that he never had any design of engaging my affection. - Author: Jane Austen
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#55. and fulfillment come from engaging in activities that are productive and you enjoy doing. Contrary to popular belief, relaxing does not bring lasting joy. - Author: Alex Foster
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#56. If you're gonna use simile, analogy, metaphor, be descriptive and have some flowery adjectives and a few odd nouns and some engaging bits of dialogue or sentiment, then you're sort of writing a novel, really. But rock lyrics are not really known for their sophistication. - Author: Ian Anderson
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#57. Genuine tolerance does not mean ignoring differences as if differences made no difference. Genuine tolerance means engaging differences within a bond of civility and respect. - Author: Richard John Neuhaus
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#58. Asakawa himself didn't much care if the company made money or lost it. All that mattered to him was whether or not the work was engaging. No matter how easy a job was physically, if it didn't involve imagination, it usually ended up exhausting you. - Author: Koji Suzuki
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#59. Engaging Iran won't guarantee improved U.S.-Iranian relations or a more stable Gulf region. But not engaging means more of the same. - Author: Samantha Power
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#60. I do mean this - I had the good fortune of being around a number of Alzheimer's patients in the last three years of my mother's life. She was in a care facility that was devoted to just people with memory-loss issues. I found those people engaging and generous in ways that I had not imagined. - Author: James Rebhorn
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#61. As premiums continue to skyrocket, we must ensure that health insurers are not engaging in anticompetitive behavior and unfairly driving up health care costs. - Author: Diana DeGette
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#62. We do not deceive ourselves that we are engaging in an activity that is anything but debilitating, dangerous, euphoric, kinesthetic, expensive, frivolously essential, economically useless and totally without redeeming social significance. One should not probe for
deeper meanings. - Author: Allen Steck
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#63. We want to make decisions based on facts. Many people do not. They make their decisions based on what their momma says or what their daddy says or what their political party says - without engaging their brains. - Author: Ben Carson
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#64. Who does not observe the immediate glow and security that is diffused over the life of woman, before restless or fretful, by engaging in gardening, building, or the lowest department of art? Here is something that is not routine
something that draws forth life towards the infinite. - Author: Margaret Fuller
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#65. And this girl - this tiny, curvaceous, engaging, walking, talking contradiction - is working her way up to Libby Fields's position very, very quickly, which is really saying something since I'm twenty-five, not fourteen. - Author: M. Leighton
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#66. Not an easy story but an important one. Compelling, powerful and engaging. - Author: Eric Walters
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#67. By deciding what is, and is not, allowed to be discussed in a review,
by removing discussion of social context, and saying that only the
words on the page count, Goodreads is ignoring fifty years of development
of literary criticism, and is engaging in censorship. - Author: G.R. Reader
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#68. It is also very engaging - and a delight - to go back to Bangladesh as often as I can, which is not only my old home, but also where some of my closest friends and collaborators live and work. - Author: Amartya Sen
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#69. I think it's important that members of the United States Senate spend time not just on Capitol Hill but making contact with ordinary people and engaging them in the political process. - Author: Bernie Sanders
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#70. I've never thought that it made sense to put something out that I didn't actually find really fun to read. Or, if not "fun," engaging. My tastes are whatever they are, but I may be a little bit afraid of certain kinds of density. I may get turned off by certain kinds of show-offyness. - Author: Lorin Stein
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#71. I thought you were opposed to engaging in prostitution to fund our travels."
"That's not what I - is prostitution your answer for everything? - Author: Claudia Gray
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#72. We hold that the reckless disregard for human life implicit in knowingly engaging in criminal activity known to carry a grave risk of death represents a highly culpable mental state that may be taken into account in making a capital sentencing judgment not inevitable, lethal result. - Author: Sandra Day O'Connor
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#73. He was one of those who are not born handsome, but develop charming features with age by continuously engaging their brains with intelligent thoughts. - Author: Pawan Mishra
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#74. I do not think that a museum needs to engage with pop culture in order to make itself interesting to museumgoers. Museums are already interesting and engaging with pop culture for its own sake is just a quick way to seem and become dated. - Author: John Hodgman
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#75. Now is the time to draw a clean, clear, bright line and say if you are engaging in speech over the Internet you do not have to check with your lawyer or your accountant. You are a free American, and you have the opportunity to engage in free speech over the Internet. - Author: John Doolittle
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#76. The trick, when you're flirting, is figuring how to keep a balance between being engaging enough to retain someone's attention and not seeming overly available. So you tease a person a little. - Author: Neil Strauss
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#77. As Emmanuel, Cardinal Suhard says, To be a witness does not consist in engaging in propaganda, nor even in stirring people up, but in being a living mystery. It means to live in such a way that one's life would not make sense if God did not exist. - Author: Madeleine L'Engle
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#78. When you have competing companies that are engaging in the raising of prices in lock step with each other, you have to question whether or not this in coincidence or price fixing. With the merger of Exxon and Mobil and Chevron and Texaco, we have very little competition among the energy companies. - Author: Jeanine Pirro
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#79. Seeing other people is incredibly engaging, and that's one of the drivers that made us partner with Facebook - social communication. Not social newsfeeds, but actual face-to-face, seeing multiple avatars in a play experience, that's going to be a very big part of the future in VR. - Author: Brendan Iribe
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#80. I just think there are certain men who feel like engaging in a story told from a female point of view is somehow a feminizing experience. And that itself is something that they're almost supposed to not want to engage. - Author: Mike White
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#81. We've got an engaging, edgy, vibrant, fun product, ... It may or may not work, but we're going to give it our best shot. - Author: Richard Branson
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#82. Gary Shaw says a lot of things without engaging his brain sometimes and it's a great shame, because he's not a bad chap actually. - Author: Frank Warren
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#83. I think that we're foolhardy to not be engaging in federal funding of stem-cell research in the most aggressive way we possibly can. - Author: Elizabeth Edwards
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#84. While I respect my cousin Annette Sykes' commitment in engaging in the political process, I do not endorse or support any political party. - Author: Cliff Curtis
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#85. Vulnerability is not knowing victory or defeat, it's understanding the necessity of both; it's engaging. It's being all in. - Author: Brene Brown
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#86. One regret I have is that I did not learn more about what was happening very early, so that I could have tried to stop people from engaging in illegal activities. - Author: Fred F. Fielding
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#87. He had not even the self-complacency that enables stupid people to accept their mediocrity with unction; he had on the contrary an engaging modesty. - Author: W. Somerset Maugham
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#88. While the allure of safety and predictability is strong, achieving true balance means engaging in activities whose outcomes and payoffs are not yet apparent. The - Author: Ed Catmull
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#89. The truth is that there was a something about Peter which goaded the pirate captain to frenzy. It was not his courage, it was not his engaging appearance, it was not--. There is no beating about the bush, for we know quite well what it was, and have got to tell. It was Peter's cockiness. This - Author: J.M. Barrie
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#90. This sympathy is not translated into force against the British government because it is not like the anti- apartheid movement which had a high profile here and Mandela is a more engaging figure than Yasser Arafat. - Author: Tom Paulin
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#91. Our culture already has a number of well known stories about artificial life and non-human intelligence. In 'Exegesis,' I've tried to not only tell a new and engaging story but also to comment on those well known stories through the details of my novel. - Author: Astro Teller
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#92. It is with books as with women, where a certain plainness of manner and of dress is more engaging than that glare of paint and airs and apparel which may dazzle the eye, but reaches not the affections. - Author: David Hume
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#93. People have libraries at home, they have bookshelves, they have CDs. And they sort of try, people try to bring great artists into their lives, into their physical houses and sort of live with portions of them. But they're not really deeply engaging with them. - Author: Joyce Carol Oates
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#94. Winter is on the road to spring. Some think it a surly road. I do not. A primrose road to spring were not as engaging to my heart as a frozen icicled craggy way angered over by strong winds that never take the iron trumpets from their lips. - Author: William Alfred Quayle
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#95. I believe that an art exhibition can be engaging, fun and deeply intellectually satisfying and serious. These are not contradictory concepts in art. - Author: Jeffrey Deitch
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#96. ["Mansome"] was one of those projects where it was a great change to do something fun and look at the subject in an engaging way. My next film is not going to be about pedicures. - Author: Morgan Spurlock
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#97. Her Majesty's government is engaging not merely in Orwellian Newspeak but in self-defeating Orwellian Newspeak. The broader message it sends is that ours is a weak culture so unconfident and insecure that if you bomb us and kill us our first urge is to find a way to flatter and apologize to you. - Author: Mark Steyn
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#98. The people who tend to get the most out of being social thinkers are the people who themselves are helpful. They're always talking or answering people's questions or engaging in productive conversations. They're not being trolls. They're tamping down other people that are being trolls. - Author: Clive Thompson
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#99. If you are not receiving or making at least one introduction a month, you are probably not fully engaging your extended professional network. - Author: Reid Hoffman
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#100. It is not enough to be wise, one must be engaging. - Author: Ninon De L'Enclos
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