Participation Sayings and Quotes

Below you will find our collection of inspirational, wise, and humorous old participation quotes, participation sayings, and participation proverbs, collected over the years from a variety of sources.


Participation trophies are the soul herpes of a generation.     

Christopher Titus

Audience participation should extend from on-stage to backstage to under the stage.     

David Lee Roth

Any participation, even in the smallest public function, is useful.     

John Stuart Mill

Life is a flow of love, only your participation is requested.     

Harbhajan Singh Yogi

It is only by participation in a rational, practice-based community that one becomes rational.     

Alasdair MacIntyre

It may be possible through detachment, to gain knowledge that is 'useful;' but only through participation is it possible to gain the knowledge that is helpful.     

Harry Stack Sullivan

Participation is easily obtained with Latin chant.     

Richard Morris

Personal participation is the universal principle of knowing.     

Michael Polanyi

Such happiness as life is capable of comes from the full participation of all our powers in the endeavor to wrest from each changing situations of experience its own full and unique meaning.     

John Dewey

Citizen participation is a device whereby public officials induce nonpublic individuals to act in a way the officials desire.     

Daniel Patrick Moynihan

The worst thing you can do to anybody trying to be creative is to demand participation in their vision.     

Chuck Klosterman

Participation - that's what's gonna save the human race.     

Pete Seeger

There are many types of participation. One can observe so intensely that one becomes part of the action, but without being an active participant.     

Jerzy Kosinski

People's participation is the essence of good governance.     

Narendra Modi

Openness and participation are antidotes to surveillance and control.     

Howard Rheingold

Participation in a society is not an artistic choice, it's a human need.     

Ai Weiwei