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It may be true, that men, who are mere mathematicians, have certain specific shortcomings, but that is not the fault of mathematics, for it is equally true of every other exclusive occupation. (Quote by - Carl Friedrich Gauss)

Mathematicians have tried in vain to this day to discover some order in the sequence of prime numbers, and we have reason to believe that it is a mystery into which the human mind will never penetrate. (Quote by - Leonhard Euler)

Need we add that mathematicians themselves are not infallible? (Quote by - Henri Poincare)

Some mathematician, I believe, has said that true pleasure lies not in the discovery of truth, but in the search for it. (Quote by - Tolstoy)

The truth has never been of any real value to any human being - it is a symbol for mathematicians and philosophers to pursue. In human relations kindness and lies are worth a thousand truths. (Quote by - Graham Greene)

Like the crest of a peacock so is mathematics at the head of all knowledge. (Quote by - Anonymous)

We used to think that if we knew one, we knew two, because one and one are two. We are finding that we must learn a great deal more about 'and'. (Quote by - Sir Arthur Eddington)

There are things which seem incredible to most men who have not studied Mathematics. (Quote by - Archimedes of Syracus)

As I say, there was this movement to try to bring philosophers and mathematicians together into an organization where they would talk to each other. An organization wasn't effective unless you had a journal. That's about all I know. (Quote by - Stephen Cole Kleene)

There is nothing strange in the circle being the origin of any and every marvel. (Quote by - Aristotle)

It is the perennial youthfulness of mathematics itself which marks it off with a disconcerting immortality from the other sciences. (Quote by - Roger Bacon)

There is no royal road to geometry. (Quote by - Euclid of Alexandria)

Mathematics may be defined as the subject in which we never know what we are talking about, nor whether what we are saying is true. (Quote by - Bertrand Russell)

Most were beginning to feel they had learned enough to last for the rest of their lives. They remained mathematicians, but largely went their own way. (Quote by - Benoit Mandelbrot)

To think logically the logically thinkable - that is the mathematician's aim. (Quote by - C. J. Keyser)

Since the mathematicians have invaded the theory of relativity, I do not understand it myself any more. (Quote by - Albert Einstein)

Even in the realm of things which do not claim actuality, and do not even claim possibility, there exist beyond dispute sets which are infinite. (Quote by - Bernhard Bolzano)

I advise my students to listen carefully the moment they decide to take no more mathematics courses. They might be able to hear the sound of closing doors. Everybody a mathematician? (Quote by - James Caballero)

The essence of mathematics is its freedom. (Quote by - Geoge Cantor)

The life of a mathematician is dominated by an insatiable curiosity, a desire bordering on passion to solve the problems he is studying. (Quote by - Jean Dieudonne)

What is this frog and mouse battle among the mathematicians? (Quote by - Albert Einstein)

All musicians are subconsciously mathematicians. (Quote by - Thelonious Monk)

Only professional mathematicians learn anything from proofs. Other people learn from explanations. (Quote by - Ralph Boas)

I would rather discover one scientific fact than become King of Persia. (Quote by - Democritus)

I was x years old in the year x^2. (Quote by - Augustus de Morgan)


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