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My formula for living is quite simple. I get up in the morning and I go to bed at night. In between, I occupy myself as best I can.
Formula for success: rise early, work hard, strike oil.
J. Paul Getty
The most important single ingredient in the formula of success is knowing how to get along with people.
Every formula of every religion has in this age of reason, to submit to the acid test of reason and universal assent.
I am just absolutely convinced that the best formula for giving us peace and preserving the American way of life is freedom, limited government, and minding our own business overseas.
There isn't any formula or method. You learn to love by loving - by paying attention and doing what one thereby discovers has to be done.
There is no formula that I'm aware of for being a successful or fulfilled woman today.
The formula for achieving a successful relationship is simple: you should treat all disasters as if they were trivialities but never treat a triviality as if it were a disaster.
All that is necessary to break the spell of inertia and frustration is this: Act as if it were impossible to fail. That is the talisman, the formula, the command of right about face which turns us from failure to success.
The formula 'Two and two make five' is not without its attractions.
Success has a simple formula: do your best, and people may like it.
A monopoly on the means of communication may define a ruling elite more precisely than the celebrated Marxian formula of monopoly in the means of production.
Robert Anton Wilson
Number one, like yourself. Number two, you have to eat healthy. And number three, you've got to squeeze your buns. That's my formula.
There's no formula.
J. K. Rowling
For me, you have to not have a formula. You have to not even sit down and say, 'I want to write right now.' It has to just kind of come out. It's not something you can plan.
When modern physics exerts itself to establish the world's formula, what occurs thereby is this: the being of entities has resolved itself into the method of the totally calculable.
The state dinner is almost a formula, but you try to make it interesting. You try not to overload it with too many political types. You try to get a cross section.
Most action is based on redemption and revenge, and that's a formula. Moby Dick was formula. It's how you get to the conclusion that makes it interesting.
We define only out of despair, we must have a formula... to give a facade tot he void.
Emile M. Cioran
Under each formula lies a corpse.
Emile M. Cioran
While day by day the overzealous student stores up facts for future use, he who has learned to trust nature finds need for ever fewer external directions. He will discard formula after formula, until he reaches the conclusion: Let nature take its course.
It's a simple formula for me now, I don't play any song I don't want to play.
A definition of poetry can only determine what poetry should be and not what poetry actually was and is; otherwise the most concise formula would be: Poetry is that which at some time and some place was thus named.
Karl Wilhelm Friedrich Schlegel
I take it that what all men are really after is some form or perhaps only some formula of peace.
I cannot give you the formula for success, but I can give you the formula for failure - which is: Try to please everybody.
Herbert Bayard Swope
I think everyone has a certain kind of formula in their life. When you deviate from that formula, you're going to fail big or you're gonna win big.
What really fascinates me is this need that is so strong now that if you read a work of the imagination you instantly have to say, 'Oh, what this really is is so-and-so,' reducing it to a simple formula.
Even though it was the 70s, we found old stocks of clothes that had never been worn from the 50s and took them apart. I started to teach myself how to make clothes from that kind of formula.
I don't have any formula for ousting a dictator or building democracy. All I can suggest is to forget about yourself and just think of your people. It's always the people who make things happen.
And that just shows you how important the car is in Formula One Racing.
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