quotes about Formulas

I mentioned that one of the tripartite formulas in American worldview involves time: past, present, and future.
 Alan Dundes 
We are comfortable with formulas, but the best happens when the formula doesn't work.
 Alber Elbaz 
I knew that he was as reliable as a mathematical formula.
 Augusten Burroughs 
A formula can be very simple, and create a universe of bottomless complexity.
 Benoit Mandelbrot 

Some formulas are too complex and I don't want anything to do with them.
 Bob Dylan 
Maybe Formula One should have an inversion rule in qualifying.
 Bob Varsha 
There is a mathematical formula to why you got famous. It isnâ€™t some magical thing that just started happening.
 Chad Kroeger 
Trust me, there is no formula for most things that are not math.
 Daniel Pinkwater 

Being your true self is the most effective formula for success there is.
 Danielle LaPorteSource : FaceBook post by Danielle LaPorte from Jan 23, 2012

Those who have failed miserably are often the first to see God's formula for success.
 Erwin W. Lutzer 
The formula 'Two and two make five' is not without its attractions.
 Fyodor Dostoevsky 
Formula for failure: Try to please everybody.
 Herbert Bayard Swope 

I truly don't have any formula for the choices I make.
 Javier Bardem 
Take more chances than you dare. You'll make more sales than you expect. That's the formula.
 Jeffrey Gitomer 
I enjoyed like nothing else working in pure math, discovering new formulas.
 Jerry McNerneySource : "Rookie in Congress touts science / Bay Area lawmaker stakes out issues, watches his back" by Zachary Coile, www.sfgate.com. May 14, 2007.

I like to try anything... You have to do the experiments to find out what the formulas are.
 Jerry Seinfeld 

The American formula for creating business is not to have the government create business.
 John SununuSource : "John Sununu: ‘I Wish This President Would Learn How To Be An American’" by Luke Johnson, www.huffingtonpost.com. July 17, 2012.

We must rely less on spreadsheets and funding formulas and more on common sense.
 Kenny Guinn 
If there was one formula for our success,it was that we were constantly studying how to make things work,or how to make them work better.
 Lee Kuan Yew 
It's not instant composing; it's not following any kind of a formula. All you do is hear music in your head and reproduce it.
 Lennie Tristano 

I have no satisfaction in formulas unless I feel their numerical magnitude.
 Lord Kelvin 
The danger is, you have a formula and you just repeat it.
 Martin Parr 
I cant really imagine life without Formula One,
 Michael Schumacher 
Once you think you have the formula for good design, youâ€™re dead. You cease to be a good designer at that point.
 Michael Vanderbyl 

Ukyo Katayama is undoubtedly the best Formula One driver that Grand Prix racing has ever produced
 Murray Walker 
What you hope, you will eventually believe. What you believe you will eventually know. What you know, you will eventually create. What you create, you will eventually experience. What you experience, you will eventually express. What you express, you will eventually become. This is the formula for all of life.
 Neale Donald Walsch 
Now it's not D.T.F., It's now, diapers, tantrums and formula.
 Pauly D 

People follow proven formulas in any business.
 Phoebe Cates 
The Lord has never restricted Himself to move by any predetermined formula
 Rick Joyner 
If there was any magic formula, it was getting to pitch every fourth day.
 Sandy Koufax 

Everybody who knows Formula 1 knows McLaren and knows that it is the greatest team in Formula 1.
 Sergio PerezSource : Interview with James Galloway, www.skysports.com. October 1, 2013.

Even if you know a character really well, there's no formula for what jokes will work and what won't.
 Seth MacFarlane 
I am turned off when I see only formulas and symbols, and little text.
 Stanislaw UlamSource : "Adventures of a Mathematician". Book by Stanislaw Ulam, 3rd edition. Chapter 15: "Random Reflections on Mathematics and Science", p. 275, 1991.

The logic of Palladian architecture presented an aesthetic formula which could be applied universally.
 Stephen Gardiner 

Rewrite formula: 2nd Draft = 1st Draft  10%.
 Stephen King 
Formula One has been the backdrop of my life.
 Tamara Ecclestone 
I compose my pieces with a formula that I created myself.
 Thelonious Monk 
Formula for success: under promise and over deliver.
 Tom Peters 

Formula for success: Underpromise and overachieve.
 Tom Peters 
The American formula things are out there but they don't have any stories to tell  we have all the stories to tell  but they're all formula.
 Yahoo Serious 
People who work on soaps all the time understand the formula of how to do it.
 Amy HillSource : Source: www.avclub.com

The greatest DJ is one who can live within the formula and make it sound .... as if he producing and pulling the music all by himself.
 Dick Biondi 

The magic formula is there is no magic formula.
 Duncan GreenSource : Source: www.macleans.ca

Beware of geeks, you know, bearing formulas.
 Howard Warren BuffettSource : "Warren Buffett: I Haven't Seen As Much Economic Fear In My Adult Lifetime  Charlie Rose Interview". Interview with Charlie Rose, www.cnbc.com. October 1, 2008.

There is no formula. There are only confirmations to formulas which one has already discovered oneself.
 Ernst Haas 
It's definitely got to be a daily thing. There's no formula to walking with God. There's no formula to having success as an athlete. It's about relationships and it's a daily thing. You've got to revisit things and you've got to be willing to work on things all the time.
 Kelly ClarkSource : Source: www.beliefnet.com


... mathematics is very much like poetry ... what makes a good poem  a great poem  is that there is a large amount of thought expressed in very few words. In this sense formulas like or are poems.
 Lipman Bers