Mathematics Quotes

Mathematics is the most beautiful and most powerful creation of the human spirit. Mathematics is as old as Man. (Quote by  Stefan Banach)
Two and two the mathematician continues to make four, in spite of the whine of the amateur for three, or the cry of the critic for five. (Quote by  James McNeill Whistler)
I finally reached the conclusion that mathematics was the study I was best fitted to follow, though I did not clearly see in what way I should turn the subject to account. (Quote by  Simon Newcomb)
Taking mathematics from the beginning of the world to the time of Newton, what he has done is much the better half. (Quote by  Gottfried Wilhelm Leibniz)
There is no royal road to geometry. (Quote by  Euclid)
Yet what are all such gaieties to me whose thoughts are full of indices and surds? (Quote by  Lewis Carroll)
Beauty is the first test: there is no permanent place in the world for ugly mathematics. (Quote by  Godfrey Harold Hardy)
God made the Integers, all the rest is the work of man. (Quote by  Leopold Kronecker)
A Mathematician is someone who can take a cup of coffee and turn it into a theory. (Quote by  Paul Erdos)
Mathematicians are like Frenchmen: whatever you say to them they translate into their own language and forthwith it is something entirely different (Quote by  Johann Wolfgang von Goethe)
It is hard to convince a highschool student that he will encounter a lot of problems more difficult than those of Algebra and Geometry. (Quote by  Edgar W. Howe)
It is the merest truism, evident at once to unsophisticated observation, that mathematics is a human invention. (Quote by  P.W. Bridgman)
The mathematician has reached the highest rung on the ladder of human thought. (Quote by  Havelock Ellis)
The highest form of pure thought is in mathematics. (Quote by  Plato)
Apart from two periods of intense study, of music between the ages of 12 and 14 and of mathematics between the ages of 14 and 16, I coasted, daydreaming, through most of my school years. (Quote by  James W. Black)
The mathematician, carried along on his flood of symbols, dealing apparently with purely formal truths, may still reach results of endless importance for our description of the physical universe. (Quote by  Karl Pearson)
I agree that two and two make four is an excellent thing; but to give everything its due, two and two make five is also a very fine thing. (Quote by  Fyodor Dostoevsky)
Pure mathematics is, in its way, the poetry of logical ideas. (Quote by  Albert Einstein)
If a man's wit be wandering, let him study the mathematics. (Quote by  Francis Bacon)
I read one or two other books which gave me a background in mathematics other than logic. (Quote by  Stephen Cole Kleene)
Mathematics is the handwriting on the human consciousness of the very Spirit of Life itself. (Quote by  Claude Bragdon)
The mathematical sciences particularly exhibit order, symmetry, and limitation; and these are the greatest forms of the beautiful. (Quote by  Aristotle)
Arithmetic is one of the oldest branches, perhaps the very oldest branch, of human knowledge; and yet some of its most abtruse secrets lie close to its tritest truths. (Quote by  H. J. S. Smith)
In my schooling through high school, I excelled mainly in chemistry, physics and mathematics. (Quote by  James Rainwater)
Stand firm in your refusal to remain conscious during algebra. In real life, I assure you, there is no such thing as algebra. (Quote by  Fran Lebowitz)