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Following my muse has worked out pretty well so far. I can't see any reason to change the formula now.
- Chris Van Allsburg
(Keywords: Change, Formula, Now, Pretty, Reason)

I have always been very calm on the outside. I'm not too stressed now just because I'm in formula one. For me, tomorrow will be another day whether I finish first or last. I have to do the maximum and I cannot ask any more from myself.
- Fernando Alonso
(Keywords: Day, First, Formula, Now, Tomorrow, Will)

I am very proud of what we have built in Spain, because it is not a traditional Formula 1 country. I think we have found passionate fans, and built up a strong culture for the sport - and things are improving every day, with more and more people getting interested.
- Fernando Alonso
(Keywords: People, Country, Culture, Day, Fans, Formula, Spain)

We changed the names of our technical schools to colleges, we expanded the eligibility for HOPE scholarships for technical training, and we added some formula funding.
- Roy Barnes
(Keywords: Hope, Formula, Names, Schools, Training)

Through the mythology of Einstein, the world blissfully regained the image of knowledge reduced to a formula.
- Roland Barthes
(Keywords: Knowledge, Formula, Mythology, World)

We all had our reservations about possibly overdoing it but, you know, the script was great. Basically it stuck to the formula that worked for the first two movies, and for that reason I think this works as well.
- Jason Biggs
(Keywords: Movies, First, Formula, Reason)

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.
- Larry Bird
(Keywords: Nature, Trust, Day, Facts, Formula, Future, Will)

While the United States has largely been missing in action from the diplomatic game, the European Union and Iran have been making progress at developing a formula that would lead to the suspension of Iran's nuclear enrichment program and the start of serious negotiations.
- Earl Blumenauer
(Keywords: Progress, Action, Formula, states, United)

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.
- Dorthea Brande
(Keywords: Success, Failure, Act, Formula, Frustration, Right)

This means that the search for a formula of European cooperation in connection with the League of Nations, far from weakening the authority of this latter must and can only tend to strengthen it, for it is closely connected with its aims.
- Aristide Briand
(Keywords: Authority, Connection, Cooperation, Formula, Nations)

Free enterprise is essentially a formula not just for wealth creation, but for life satisfaction.
- Arthur C. Brooks
(Keywords: Life, Wealth, Creation, Formula, Satisfaction)

I bought a selection of short, romantic fiction novels, studied them, decided that I had found a formula and then wrote a book that I figured was the perfect story. Thank goodness it was rejected.
- Louise Brown
(Keywords: Fiction, Formula, Goodness, Romantic)

Nashville has a formula, and it works a lot of the time, but it wasn't right for me. They're afraid to step outside the box - even though, with me, my success came because I was outside of the box to begin with.
- Deana Carter
(Keywords: Success, Time, Formula, Right)

Well, I mean, Congress did originally set the formula for the state grants, and they guaranteed every state a minimum formula. So that was a congressional decision.
- Michael Chertoff
(Keywords: Decision, Congress, Formula, State)

And I have to say, I agree with some of the criticisms that some have made about that state program which allocates the grant money on a very rigid formula all across the country, with a certain percentage to each state.
- Michael Chertoff
(Keywords: Money, Country, Formula, State)

There is no formula to it. Writing every song is a little journey. The first note has to lift you.
- Enya
(Keywords: First, Formula, Journey, Song, Writing)

To race Formula three is very high risk and I am not going to take a chance. Thank god I am not doing it!
- Emerson Fittipaldi
(Keywords: God, Chance, Formula, Race, Risk)

From the Bush Administration to the 9-11 Commission, there is an urgent and universally recognized need to change the broken formula through which Homeland Security grant money currently is allocated to our first responders.
- Vito Fossella
(Keywords: Change, Money, First, Formula, Security)

Every formula of every religion has in this age of reason, to submit to the acid test of reason and universal assent.
- Mohandas Gandhi
(Keywords: Age, Religion, Formula, Reason)

The logic of Palladian architecture presented an aesthetic formula which could be applied universally.
- Stephen Gardiner
(Keywords: Architecture, Formula, Logic)

Formula for success: rise early, work hard, strike oil.
- J. Paul Getty
(Keywords: Work, Formula, Oil)

My formula for success is rise early, work late, and strike oil.
- Paul Getty
(Keywords: Success, Work, Formula, Oil)

I don't want to write formula. I don't want to crank these books out like sausages. Every book is different, which takes a hell of a lot of ingenuity on my part.
- Sue Grafton
(Keywords: Books, Formula, Hell, Want)

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.
- Cary Grant
(Keywords: Bed, Formula, Living, Night)

The new formula in physics describes humans as paradoxical beings who have two complementary aspects: They can show properties of Newtonian objects and also infinite fields of consciousness.
- Stanislav Grof
(Keywords: Consciousness, Formula, Infinite, Physics)

There is no formula to making it to the NFL other than good fortune and and playing well in college.
- Dante Hall
(Keywords: College, Formula, Fortune)

My guess is that if they now choose to change of director for every other film, it's just because you can't really change the formula, you can merely try to film it your way.
- Guy Hamilton
(Keywords: Change, Film, Formula, Now)

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.
- Martin Heidegger
(Keywords: Being, Formula, Physics, World)

And, so yeah, I'll always want to work in independent films because you're not forced into a category or a formula.
- Terrence Howard
(Keywords: Work, Formula, Want)

I don't buy into any of that hogwash. They put that out to sell tickets. It's just a classic horror movie, with the Greek drama formula of good versus evil, and lots of fear.
- Margot Kidder
(Keywords: Fear, Drama, Evil, Formula, Horror)

If there was any magic formula, it was getting to pitch every fourth day.
- Sandy Koufax
(Keywords: Day, Formula, Magic)

For the myth is the foundation of life; it is the timeless schema, the pious formula into which life flows when it reproduces its traits out of the unconscious.
- Thomas Mann
(Keywords: Life, Formula, Myth, Unconscious)

I think we can find a formula that would be to everyone's satisfaction, which would make it possible for Croatia to take some more steps and for Europe to accept us into its midst, and for the talks to start.
- Stjepan Mesic
(Keywords: Europe, Formula, Satisfaction)

Every formula which expresses a law of nature is a hymn of praise to God.
- Maria Mitchell
(Keywords: Nature, God, Formula, Law, Praise)

It's not like we have a formula, but I think one of the reasons this show has survived is that it has a big heart at its center. Other cartoon shows have people crap on each other and make racist jokes. But I don't think people tune in for that. I just don't think a show lasts for 10 years without a heart.
- Trey Parker
(Keywords: People, Heart, Formula, Jokes, Years)

Many attempts have been made by writers on art and poetry to define beauty in the abstract, to express it in the most general terms, to find some universal formula for it.
- Walter Pater
(Keywords: Art, Beauty, Poetry, Formula, Writers)

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.
- Ron Paul
(Keywords: Business, Life, Peace, Government, American, Formula, Freedom, Giving)

Hollywood films have become a cesspool of formula and it's up to us to try to change it... I feel like a preacher! But it's really true. I feel personally responsible for the future of American cinema. Me personally.
- Alexander Payne
(Keywords: Change, American, Cinema, Formula, Future, Hollywood)

The magic formula that successful businesses have discovered is to treat customers like guests and employees like people.
- Tom Peters
(Keywords: People, Successful, Employees, Formula, Guests, Magic)

It is going to be special to drive in the Netherlands because it means I can take part in a Formula One demonstration in a country where I have a lot of family and friends.
- Nelson Piquet
(Keywords: Family, Country, Formula, Friends)

Do you have any ambitions outside racing? My main ambition at the moment, whether inside or outside racing, is to become Formula 1 World Champion.
- Kimi Raikkonen
(Keywords: Ambition, Formula, Racing, World)

At the White House, everybody works for the same person. They're all part of the same company. But on Capitol Hill, they're all independent contractors. They all work for themselves. That's a formula for getting news.
- Bob Schieffer
(Keywords: Work, Company, Formula, News)

In sport there is never any moment that is the same as the other. I have been in Formula One for 12 years, and out of that I had one year with the perfect car.
- Michael Schumacher
(Keywords: Car, Formula, Years)

As far as advice to potential teenage idols, there is no formula.
- Bobby Sherman
(Keywords: Advice, Formula, Idols, Potential, Teenage)

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.
- Sylvester Stallone
(Keywords: Action, Formula, Revenge)

There is no doubt that Formula 1 has the best risk management of any sport and any industry in the world.
- Jackie Stewart
(Keywords: Management, Doubt, Formula, Risk, World)

But I think the one thing that I can say about us is that we're very consistent about certain things and part of that is our desire to do the very best work that we can and not rest on our laurels, or not allow formula to come into what we do.
- Michael Stipe
(Keywords: Work, Desire, Formula, Rest)

I'm not that complicated as an actor. I have a formula in which I work, yeah. But not like Sean Penn does. Sean is one of the few actors I know who can work like that, actually becoming the character he is playing, and get consistent results. I don't believe you can ever be someone else. You manifest different levels of your own personality to come up with a character.
- Kiefer Sutherland
(Keywords: Work, Character, Actor, Actors, Formula, Personality, Results)

If someone said to me that you can have three wishes, my first would have been to get into racing, my second to be in Formula 1, my third to drive for Ferrari.
- Gilles Villeneuve
(Keywords: First, Formula, Racing, Wishes)

IF is a very long word in Formula One; in fact, IF is F1 spelled backwards.
- Murray Walker
(Keywords: Fact, Formula, Word)



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