### Famous quotes containing the word formulas:

“That’s the great danger of sectarian opinions, they always accept the *formulas* of past events as useful for the measurement of future events and they never are, if you have high standards of accuracy.”

—John Dos Passos (1896–1970)

“You treat world history as a mathematician does mathematics, in which nothing but laws and *formulas* exist, no reality, no good and evil, no time, no yesterday, no tomorrow, nothing but an eternal, shallow, mathematical present.”

—Hermann Hesse (1877–1962)

“It is sentimentalism to assume that the teaching of life can always be fitted to the child’s interests, just as it is empty formalism to force the child to parrot the *formulas* of adult society. Interests can be created and stimulated.”

—Jerome S. Bruner (20th century)