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The most important outcome of education
is to help students become independent of formal education.
- Paul E. Gray

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It is a miracle that curiosity survives formal education.
- Albert Einstein

Formal education will make you a living;
self-education will make you a fortune.
- Jim Rohn

The instant formal government is abolished,
society begins to act.
A general association takes place, and common interest
produces common security.
- Thomas Paine

 

I don't like formal gardens.
I like wild nature.
It's just the wilderness instinct in me,
I guess.
- Walt Disney

Marlon was more of a formal zoo director type.
- Jim Fowler

Or he can work it out as a metrical and formal exercise,
but he will be disappointed in its content.
The New Year's prospect fairly chills his daunting breast.
- John C. Ransom

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I am convinced that we as a body must conduct a formal
and legitimate debate about election irregularities.
- Stephanie Tubbs Jones

I have no qualifications to do anything else and there
weren't any formal application forms you had to fill in for stand-up,
so I thought I'd give that a twist.
- Dylan Moran

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

That poetry survived in its formal agencies finally,
and that prose survived to get something said.
- Robert Creeley

Geez, I just played cricket because I loved the game.
I never thought about it much, never really had any formal coaching.
- Steve Waugh

The formal Washington dinner party has all the spontaneity
of a Japanese imperial funeral.
- Simon Hoggart

But picketing - picketing for or against something,
and handing out literature - these are conspicuously formal actions.
They have to be understood as indirect communication.
- Tony Conrad

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.
- Steven Cojocaru

But I'll try to immerse myself in as many of the formal
characteristics of site as possible in the landscape.
- Richard Serra

I have no formal culinary training, right.
- Thomas Keller

Due to financial reasons, I dropped out of school after
eight years of formal schooling.
- Philip Emeagwali

Jim, I'm not aware of any formal requests from the
Senate Judiciary Committee for these kinds of documents.
- Alberto Gonzales

I graduated from the University of Michigan with a
BA in Communications and left formal education behind.
- Sarah Zettel

I believe that all poetry is formal in that it exists within limits,
limits that are either inherited by tradition or limits
that language itself imposes.
- Mark Strand

Trial.
A formal inquiry designed to prove and put upon record
the blameless characters of judges,
advocates and jurors.
- Ambrose Bierce

Religious poetry, civic poetry, lyric or dramatic poetry
are all categories of man's expression which are valid
only if the endorsement of formal content is valid.
- Salvatore Quasimodo

The bed is now as public as the dinner table and governed
by the same rules of formal confrontation.
- Angela Carter

The oak has long been an enduring and mighty tree.
It is truly a part of our national heritage and it
merits the formal distinction of America's National Tree.
- Bob Goodlatte

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.
- Paula Abdul

My knowledge of science came from being with Carl,
not from formal academic training.
Carl gave me a thrilling tutorial in science and math
that lasted the 20 years we were together.
- Ann Druyan

I'm not religious in any formal sense,
not in any God sense.
- Al Purdy

I am a passionate traveler, and from the time I was a child,
travel formed me as much as my formal education.
- David Rockefeller

I have a Bachelor of Arts in English,
which means I had a lot of formal training in reading.
- Kate DiCamillo

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.
- Hypatia

As actors, we went where we wanted to,
and the camera followed us: it was like having another person in the room.
There was no formal structure to the process.
It was very liberating.
- Emily Watson

While formal schooling is an important advantage,
it is not a guarantee of success nor is its absence a fatal handicap.
- Ray Kroc

Fred Astaire was a more formal, trained dancer who
loved waltzing and only danced with the girls.
- Leslie Caron

I submit to you, Mr. President of Congress, my formal
resignation as president of the republic.
- Alberto Fujimori

I'd make a terrible practitioner of any religion in any formal setting.
- David Knopfler

In my own recent String Trio I attempt to superimpose
two quite different sets of formal strategies,
both of which, ultimately, refer back to historical precedent.
- Brian Ferneyhough

My operas and my theatre works are very formal pieces.
- Harrison Birtwistle

After great pain, a formal feeling comes.
The Nerves sit ceremonious, like tombs.
- Emily Dickinson

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.
- Francoise Sagan

So I used formal techniques to make the film more perceptive emotionally.
- Alain Resnais

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.
- Twyla Tharp

People aren't used to thinking of cultural forms spreading
out across the full range of formal interactions -
or what is called the "text" in literary terms.
- Tony Conrad

You're under pressure when you produce facts.
You're working with facts in journalism,
but you're under all kinds of formal constraints;
there are expectations.
- Denis Johnson

I've never been a big believer in formal education.
- Megan Fox

At a formal dinner party, the person nearest death
should always be seated closest to the bathroom.
- George Carlin

When you read and understand a poem,
comprehending its rich and formal meanings,
then you master chaos a little.
- Stephen Spender

My father had very little formal education.
- Daniel Berrigan

Teaching to unsuspecting youngsters the effective use
of formal methods is one of the joys of life because
it is so extremely rewarding.
- Edsger Dijkstra

Although my art work was heavily informed by my design
work on a formal and visual level,
as regards meaning and content the two practices parted ways.
- Barbara Kruger

The formal education that I received made little sense to me.
- Twyla Tharp

Strange as it may seem, no amount of learning can cure stupidity,
and formal education positively fortifies it.
- Stephen Vizinczey

We cannot forget that our flag received its first foreign
salute from a Dutch officer,
nor that the Province of Friesland gave to our independence
its first formal recognition.
- Seth Low

At the point when continuity was interrupted by the first nuclear explosion,
it would have been too easy to recover the formal sediment
which linked us with an age of poetic decorum,
of a preoccupation with poetic sounds.
- Salvatore Quasimodo

I am going to get political on you.
Because I am the most shallow person in the world,
my mission is to see men's formal wear change a little bit.
It is too rigid!
Everybody looks like a penguin!
- Steven Cojocaru

I rise today to offer a formal and heartfelt apology
to all the victims of lynching in our history,
and for the failure of the United States Senate to
take action when action was most needed.
- George Allen

The well-known fact that the form of a specific substance,
e.g.
water, and hence its properties can alter without a
change in composition was disposed of by the formal view that a physical,
not a chemical, process was involved.
- Wilhelm Ostwald

Yes, but also one of the problems for a novelist in
Ireland is the fact that there are no formal manners.
I mean some people have beautiful manners but there's
no kind of agreed form of manners.
- John McGahern

Or the other process that is important is that I compress
longer sections of composed music,
either found or made by myself, to such an extent that
the rhythm becomes a timbre,
and formal subdivisions become rhythm.
- Karlheinz Stockhausen

I am conscious of trying to stretch the boundaries of non-fiction writing.
It's always surprised me how little attention many
non-fiction writers pay to the formal aspects of their work.
- Alain de Botton

The mathematician, carried along on his flood of symbols,
dealing apparently with purely formal truths,
may still reach results of endless importance for our
description of the physical universe.
- Karl Pearson

But typically for a project like the Mac,
the size we had was pretty good.
And it has different stages.
The team grows as you have to write manuals and do testing...
though the Mac had no formal testing.
- Andy Hertzfeld

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.
- Hans Hofmann

When I enrolled in college at age 19,
I had a total of eight years of formal classroom education.
As a result, I was not comfortable with formal lectures
and receiving regular homework assignments.
- Philip Emeagwali

We want a vernacular in art.
No mere verbal or formal agreement, or dead level of
uniformity but that comprehensive and harmonizing unity
with individual variety which can be developed among
people politically and socially free.
- Walter Crane

My mother, who was professional schoolteacher,
was particularly concerned about our formal education
and even went so far as to start a private school together
with some other parents so that our intellectual needs would be met.
- Robert B. Laughlin

I have enormous respect for Tom Daschle.
The NRA has not yet taken a formal position on which
I'm aware of on this matter,
and I think Tom may be just getting a little ahead of things.
- John Dingell

Without any formal orders to retreat,
what was left of the several organizations yielded
to a general impulse to abandon the field.
Officers and men became controlled by the one thought
of getting as far as possible from the enemy.
- Henry Villard

I like America anyway.
In Japan we are much more formal.
If two friends are separated for a long time and they
meet they bow and bow and bow.
They keep bowing without exchanging a word.
Here they slap each other on the back and say:
Hello,
old man, how goes everything.
- Sessue Hayakawa

My suggestion is that at each state the proper order
of operation of the mind requires an overall grasp
of what is generally known,
not only in formal logical, mathematical terms,
but also intuitively, in images, feelings,
poetic usage of language, etc.
- David Bohm


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