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Yes, yes, I know that, Sydney ... Everybody knows that! ... But look: Four wrongs squared, minus two wrongs to the fourth power, divided by this formula, do make a right. (Quote by - Gary Larson)

I grew up in Cambridge in England, and my love of mathematics dates from those early childhood days. (Quote by - Andrew Wiles)

But mathematics is the sister, as well as the servant, of the arts and is touched by the same madness and genius. (Quote by - Harold Marston Morse)

Even when I was studying mathematics, physics, and computer science, it always seemed that the problem of consciousness was about the most interesting problem out there for science to come to grips with. (Quote by - David Chalmers)

Poetry is a form of mathematics, a highly rigorous relationship with words. (Quote by - Tahar Ben Jelloun)

It's fine to work on any problem, so long as it generates interesting mathematics along the way - even if you don't solve it at the end of the day. (Quote by - Andrew Wiles)

The problem is that no ethical system has ever achieved consensus. Ethical systems are completely unlike mathematics or science. This is a source of concern. (Quote by - Daniel Dennett)

To isolate mathematics from the practical demands of the sciences is to invite the sterility of a cow shut away from the bulls. (Quote by - Pafnuty Lvovich Chebyshev)

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)

The moving power of mathematical invention is not reasoning but imagination. (Quote by - Augustus de Morgan)

I sort of was good at writing essays. I was never very good at mathematics, and I was never very good at algebra. I loved science, but I wasn't sure of it. (Quote by - Diane Cilento)

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)

Film is one of the three universal languages, the other two: mathematics and music. (Quote by - Frank Capra)

Logic is the hygiene the mathematician practices to keep his ideas healthy and strong. (Quote by - Hermann Weyl)

Mathematics, rightly viewed, possesses not only truth, but supreme beauty - a beauty cold and austere, like that of sculpture. (Quote by - Bertrand Russell)

And perhaps, posterity will thank me for having shown it that the ancients did not know everything. (Quote by - Pierre de Fermat)

It is easier to square a circle than to get round a mathematician. (Quote by - Augustus De Morgan)

The essence of mathematics lies in its freedom. (Quote by - Georg Cantor)

As for everything else, so for a mathematical theory: beauty can be perceived but not explained. (Quote by - Arthur Cayley)

With me everything turns into mathematics. (Quote by - Max Wilhelm Dehn)

Mathematics is as much an aspect of culture as it is a collection of algorithms. (Quote by - Carl Boyer)

The study of mathematics cannot be replaced by any other activity that will train and develop man's purely logical faculties to the same level of rationality. (Quote by - C.O Oakley)

I went to Princeton from Amherst, where I split my interests between mathematics and philosophy. (Quote by - Stephen Cole Kleene)

Pure mathematics is on the whole distinctly more useful than applied. For what is useful above all is technique, and mathematical technique is taught mainly through pure mathematics. (Quote by - G. H. Hardy)

Programming is one of the most difficult branches of applied mathematics; the poorer mathematicians had better remain pure mathematicians. (Quote by - Edsger Dijkstra)


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