Engagement Quotes (20)

Quotes and citations about engagement

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... view

By: Prince William

The talk of winning our share is not the easy one of disengagement and flight, but the hard one of work, of short as well as long jumps, of disappointments, and of sweet success... view

By: Roy Wilkins

Militarily, we succeeded in Vietnam. We won every engagement we were involved in out there... view

By: William Westmoreland

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... view

By: Calvin Trillin

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... view

By: Elizabeth Taylor

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... view

By: Ellen Tauscher

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... view

By: Susan Sontag

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

By: Dinah Sheridan

We must either reduce the number of our engagements or increase the number of our troops... view

By: Adam Schiff

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... view

By: Winona Ryder

The main engagement of the writer is towards truthfulness.. view

By: Gabrielle Roy

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

By: Lord Robertson

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... view

By: Rick Pitino

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... view

By: George Mason

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... view

By: Robert MacNeil

Not all Modern Orthodox Jews, at the present juncture, identify with what the Israeli government does. In Israel many religious Zionists strongly oppose the government because of the disengagement... view

By: Norman Lamm

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... view

By: Aleksander Kwasniewski

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... view

By: Walter Koenig

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... view

By: Bill Hybels

It's taken a lot of presidents to get us where we are today, a lot of deployments, a lot of wars, a lot engagements. You add them all up... view

By: Jon Huntsman, Jr.