Mathematics Quotes

The science of Pure Mathematics, in its modern developments, may claim to be the most original creation of the human spirit. (Quote by  A. N. Whitehead)
Mathematics is a game played according to certain simple rules with meaningless marks on paper. (Quote by  David Hilbert)
I like mathematics because it is not human and has nothing particular to do with this planet or with the whole accidental universe — because like Spinoza’s God, it won’t love us in return. (Quote by  Bertrand Russell)
I have heard myself accused of being an opponent, an enemy of mathematics, which no one can value more highly than I, for it accomplishes the very thing whose achievement has been denied me. (Quote by  Goethe)
It is clear that the chief end of mathematical study must be to make the students think. (Quote by  John Wesley Young)
Logic is invincible because in order to combat logic it is necessary to use logic. (Quote by  Pierre Boutroux)
Mathematics — the unshaken Foundation of Sciences, and the plentiful Fountain of Advantage to human affairs. (Quote by  Isaac Barrow)
As far as the laws of mathematics refer to reality, they are not certain, and as far as they are certain, they do not refer to reality. (Quote by  Albert Einstein)
The socalled Pythagoreans, who were the first to take up mathematics, not only advanced this subject, but saturated with it, they fancied that the principles of mathematics were the principles of all things. (Quote by  Aristotle)
The different branches of Arithmetic  Ambition, Distraction, Uglification, and Derision. (Quote by  Lewis Carroll)
The completion of my undergraduate training at the University of California (Berkeley) provided just the needed touches of rigor at advanced levels in both economics and mathematics. (Quote by  Lawrence R. Klein)
No one shall expel us from the paradise that Cantor has created for us. (Quote by  David Hilbert)
Whatever the course, whether the course was boring or interesting to me, whether I was talented in mathematics or not talented in languages, my parents expected A's. (Quote by  Martin Lewis Perl)
Do not imagine that mathematics is hard and crabbed, and repulsive to common sense. It is merely the etherialization of common sense. (Quote by  Lord Kelvin)
If all art aspires to the condition of music, all the sciences aspire to the condition of mathematics. (Quote by  George Santanaya)
No employment can be managed without arithmetic, no mechanical invention without geometry. (Quote by  Benjamin Franklin)
It is now quite lawful for a Catholic woman to avoid pregnancy by a resort to mathematics, though she is still forbidden to resort to physics or chemistry. (Quote by  H. L. Mencken)
Being exposed to theory, stimulated by a basic love of concepts and mathematics, was a marvelous experience. (Quote by  Rudolph A. Marcus)
Perfect clarity would profit the intellect but damage the will. (Quote by  Blaise Pascal)
It is not enough to have a good mind. The main thing is to use it well. (Quote by  Rene Descartes)
Mathematics is, as it were, a sensuous logic, and relates to philosophy as do the arts, music, and plastic art to poetry. (Quote by  Karl Wilhelm Friedrich Schlegel)
The essence of mathematics is not to make simple things complicated, but to make complicated things simple. (Quote by  S. Gudder)
Some mathematician has said pleasure lies not in discovering truth, but in seeking it. (Quote by  Leo Nikolaevich Tolstoy)
You have to run as fast as you can just to stay where you are. If you want to get anywhere, you'll have to run much faster. (Quote by  Lewis Carroll)
Mathematics is written for mathematicians. (Quote by  Nicholaus Copernicus)