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Formal education will make you a living; self-education will make you a fortune.
It is a miracle that curiosity survives formal education.
At a formal dinner party, the person nearest death should always be seated closest to the bathroom.
I don't like formal gardens. I like wild nature. It's just the wilderness instinct in me, I guess.
The instant formal government is abolished, society begins to act. A general association takes place, and common interest produces common security.
Trial. A formal inquiry designed to prove and put upon record the blameless characters of judges, advocates and jurors.
After great pain, a formal feeling comes. The Nerves sit ceremonious, like tombs.
In formal logic, a contradiction is the signal of defeat, but in the evolution of real knowledge it marks the first step in progress toward a victory.
Alfred North Whitehead
All formal dogmatic religions are fallacious and must never be accepted by self-respecting persons as final.
You know, ballet might be too formal of a title for the type of dance I do, but I love to dance.
I've never been a big believer in formal education.
People who hardly ever cook at all, suddenly at the holidays, feel like it's their responsibility to not only cook dinner for large groups of people suddenly, but to serve things that are fussy or fancy or formal. And I don't think that's what anybody really wants, especially if you're not good at it.
Color is a plastic means of creating intervals... color harmonics produced by special relationships, or tensions. We differentiate now between formal tensions and color tensions, just as we differentiate in music between counterpoint and harmony.
Obama has become too dependent on formal speeches and set town halls. His idea of mixing it up is taking off his jacket.
Dee Dee Myers
I am a passionate traveler, and from the time I was a child, travel formed me as much as my formal education.
I have a Bachelor of Arts in English, which means I had a lot of formal training in reading.
Of course the illusion of art is to make one believe that great literature is very close to life, but exactly the opposite is true. Life is amorphous, literature is formal.
I started formal piano training when I was 4. From there I had little violas, and I had dancing lessons of every sort and description, and painting lessons. I had German. And shorthand.
The formal education that I received made little sense to me.
Every day I'd say I look different. Sometimes I look really formal, sometimes I love the classic Stella McCartney, Chloe Sevigny and Gwyneth Paltrow thing. Other days I like being rock star and wearing leather jackets and studs. I love wearing Burberry - it's the perfect combination of formal and punky.
Every company has two organizational structures: The formal one is written on the charts; the other is the everyday relationship of the men and women in the organization.
Harold S. Geneen
In every work of art the subject is primordial, whether the artist knows it or not. The measure of the formal qualities is only a sign of the measure of the artist's obsession with his subject; the form is always in proportion to the obsession.
I never got a formal education. So my intellect is my common sense. I don't have anything else going for me. And my common sense opens the door to instinct.
The good moral work of art should have all the qualities that a good amoral work of art should have, such as formal unity, balance, contrast, and a sensitivity to the material out of which it is made.
When I used to do abstract paintings at school, like everyone else, the tutor said these would make great curtains. I would always neglect the formal stuff that was going on by using colour, because colour kind of came naturally to me.
America fell in love with the innocence of a kid who just was honest, saying, I did the best I could, and I had no formal training.
Strange as it may seem, no amount of learning can cure stupidity, and formal education positively fortifies it.
Over the next two years UNICEF will focus on improving access to and the quality of education to provide children who have dropped out of school or who work during school hours the opportunity to gain a formal education!
I hate formal stuff. I love looking like a doll and all that stuff and playing dress up, but when I'm home, sweat pants, t-shirt. When I'm in the studio, sweat pants, t-shirt.
I think there is a way to be formal and elegant and classy, but more modern. Brad Pitt has been changing it, and Will Smith has been doing it in his own way.
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