NEGRO, n. The _piece de resistance_ in the American political problem. Representing him by the letter n, the Republicans begin to build their equation thus: "Let n = the white man." This, however, appears to give an unsatisfactory solution. -Ambrose Bierce

Today's scientists have substituted mathematics for experiments, and they wander off through equation after equation, and eventually build a structure which has no relation to reality. -Nikola Tesla

There’s a song by Baz Luhrmann called Sunscreen. He says worrying about the future is as effective as trying to solve an algebra equation by chewing bubble gum. The real troubles in your life will always be things that never crossed your worried mind -About Time

You can't do a good deal with a bad guy. The dishonesty tax is too high and is not something you will factor into your side of the equation. -Chet Billingsley

You'd be surprised how easy some things can be, things you never thought you'd do, when you take self-respect out of the equation. -Sarah Addison Allen

Equation (1.2-9) is a second order, nonlinear, vector, differential equation which has defied solution in its present form. It is here therefore we depart from the realities of nature to make some simplifying assumptions...

You know, When does a girl asks you for a selfie ?When she got the solution to the biggest mathematical equation of this Society. -Balakoteswara Panchakshari

Before and after you do your best, know it that you must rely on God. Your best - no matter how great - is nothing if you minus God from the equation. -Ifeanyi Enoch Onuoha

My question was:How did I go from merely seeing the dirty French Santa in a bar to being in his hotel room the next morning? And this presented me with an actual equation. How did one plus one equal old French Santa? -Augusten Burroughs

Life is and will ever remain an equation incapable of solution, but it contains certain known factors. -Nikola Tesla

The app saved three minutes of my time. But in the process, it cut a neighborhood business out of the economic equation. And, in a way, I had cut off myself from the inconvenient, maddening, but all-too-necessary messiness of human interaction. -Nick Bilton

Good friends, very good what's the equation motherfucker??? -Deyth Banger

Yes, we have to divide up our time like that, between our politics and our equations. But to me our equations are far more important, for politics are only a matter of present concern. A mathematical equation stands forever. -Albert Einstein

The world's questions cannot be simply solved with just one equation. -Gabriella Jording

The ‘Muse’ is not an artistic mystery, but a mathematical equation. The gift are those ideas you think of as you drift to sleep. The giver is that one you think of when you first awake. -Roman Payne

Figuring out what to do with your life is only Half of the equation, the more important half is, whom you are doing it with -sel

Sex, once a law as undisputed as gravity, has been disproved. The equation is erased, the blackboard broken -Isaac Marion

Friendship is just like an equation where it doesn't matter how many are parts of it because a result is always the same which is equal to FRIENDSHIP. -Pēteris Bitāns

Big government = oligarchy. Simple equation. Big government = loss of representation. -A.E. Samaan

If all else fails, we then factor (fall) into our equation. And pray hard, someone factors (catching us) into theirs. -Noor Iskandar

Love is not an equation, it is not a contract, and it is not a happy ending. Love is the slate under the chalk, the ground that buildings rise, and the oxygen in the air. It is the place you come back to, no matter where your headed -Jodi Picoult

Happiness just wasn't part of the job description back then. You tried to find a helpmate to keep the cold wind and dogs at bay. Happiness just wasn't part of the equation. Survival was. -Robin Green

In the equation of life, the limit does not exist. -A.D. Posey

I really, really wanted to be successful in my life just based on me and my mind alone…I didn’t ever want it to be an equation that amounted to a result coming from my brain plus something else. -Steve Wozniak

There are three laws that govern our universe - laws of physics, laws of nature, and spiritual laws. Like the laws of physics and nature, spiritual laws are just as precise as any mathematics equation. -Truman Massey

185. Perhaps this is why writing all day, even when the work feels arduous, never feels to me like "a hard day's work." Often it feels more like balancing two sides of an equation - occasionally quite satisfying, but essentially a hard and passing rain. It, too, kills the time. -Maggie Nelson