Mathematicians Quotes

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)