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Mathematics is the only instructional material that can be presented in an entirely undogmatic way. (Quote by - Max Wilhelm Dehn)

I stayed away from mathematics not so much because I knew it would be hard work as because of the amount of time I knew it would take, hours spent in a field where I was not a natural. (Quote by - Carl Sandburg)

In mathematics the art of proposing a question must be held of higher value than solving it. (Quote by - Georg Cantor)

Mathematics is nothing more, nothing less, than the exact part of our thinking. (Quote by - L. E. J. Brouwer)

It is utterly implausible that a mathematical formula should make the future known to us, and those who think it can would once have believed in witchcraft. (Quote by - Jacob Bernoulli)

Failure is the opportunity to begin again, more intelligently. (Quote by - Henry Ford)

Thus, in a sense, mathematics has been most advanced by those who distinguished themselves by intuition rather than by rigorous proofs. (Quote by - Felix Klein)

Revolutions never occur in mathematics. (Quote by - Michael Crowe)

It is true that a mathematician who is not also something of a poet will never be a perfect mathematician. (Quote by - Karl Weierstrass)

The simplest schoolboy is now familiar with facts for which Archimedes would have sacrificed his life. (Quote by - Ernest Renan)

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)

Language is remarkable, except under the extreme constraints of mathematics and logic, it never can talk only about what it's supposed to talk about but is always spreading around. (Quote by - Howard Nemerov)

It has become almost a cliche to remark that nobody boasts of ignorance of literature, but it is socially acceptable to boast ignorance of science and proudly claim incompetence in mathematics. (Quote by - Richard Dawkins)

An expert problem solver must be endowed with two incompatible quantities: a restless imagination and a patient pertinacity.-Howard W. Even)

You can not apply mathematics as long as words still becloud reality. (Quote by - Hermann Weyl)

A set is a Many that allows itself to be thought of as a One. (Quote by - Georg Cantor)

I could never accept findings based almost exclusively on mathematics. It ain't ignorance that causes all the trouble in this world. It's the things people know that ain't so. (Quote by - Edwin Armstrong)

The paper is very heavy going, and I should never have read it had I had not written it myself. (Quote by - John Edensor Littlewood)

A mathematical proof must be perspicuous. (Quote by - Ludwig Wittgenstein)

A mathematician is a blind man in a dark room looking for a black cat which isn't there. (Quote by - Charles Darwin)

When we were making the law, when we were writing the literature and the mathematics the grandfarthers of Blair and little Bush were scratching around in caves. (Quote by - Mohammed Saeed al-Sahaf)

We are servants rather than masters in mathematics. (Quote by - Charles Hermite)

Life is good for only two things, discovering mathematics and teaching mathematics. (Quote by - Simeon Poisson)

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

Millions saw the apple fall, but Newton asked why. (Quote by - Bernard Baruch)


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