the royal road


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royal road (to something)

A particularly smooth, easy, or trouble-free journey or development (to some status, position, or result). Each year, people flock to Hollywood hoping to find the royal road to fame and fortune. His family's wealth and status put him on the royal road to success from the moment he was born.
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the royal road

A way or method that presents no difficulties: the royal road to success.
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It was an unforgettable prelude to the Pope's final exhortation to "follow Christ on the royal road of the Cross".
Who would deny that liberals them selves have also planned and paved the royal road to this "end" of history?
For Roosevelt knew, as all leaders know, that the royal road to a person's heart is to talk about the things he or she treasures most." [3] If you are planning to go to a cocktail party at an ACPE meeting, be sure you have read at least the current issue of Physician Executive so you have possible topics of conversation.
Tenders are invited for purchase and supply of a medium cars - fire saving cars for the environmental fire brigade in the royal road.
For that reason, he wrote, "the interpretation of dreams is the royal road to a knowledge of the unconscious activities of the mind."
Tenders are invited for file 1757/2018 (2): joint execution of the following ordinary works: - reform of bus stops and civil works necessary for the installation of canopies on the n-141c- construction of a pedestrian crossing with traffic lights in pk 5 470 of the n-141c- improvement of a stretch of the royal road
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