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Nature is an infinite sphere of which the center is everywhere and the circumference nowhere. (Quote by - Blaise Pascal)

Proof is an idol before whom the pure mathematician tortures himself. (Quote by - Arthur Stanley Eddington)

Mathematics is the tool specially suited for dealing with abstract concepts of any kind and there is no limit to its power in this field. (Quote by - Paul Dirac)

I did not have a very literary background. I came to poetry from the sciences and mathematics, and also through an interest in Japanese and Chinese poetry in translation. (Quote by - Robert Morgan)

An accomplished mathematician, i.e. a most wretched orator. (Quote by - Isaac Barrow)

Structures are the weapons of the mathematician. (Quote by - Nicolas Bourbaki)

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

Now being in such grace and favor by reason I learned him some points of geometry and understanding of the art of mathematics with other things, I pleased him so that what I said he would not contrary. (Quote by - Will Adams)

It is not of the essence of mathematics to be conversant with the ideas of number and quantity. (Quote by - George Boole)

But there is another reason for the high repute of mathematics: it is mathematics that offers the exact natural sciences a certain measure of security which, without mathematics, they could not attain. (Quote by - Albert Einstein)

Anyone who cannot cope with mathematics is not fully human. At best he is a tolerable subhuman who has learned to wear shoes, bathe and not make messes in the house. (Quote by - Lazarus Long)

If there's no struggle, there's no progress. (Quote by - Frederick Douglass)

I think of lotteries as a tax on the mathematically challenged. (Quote by - Roger Jones)

In mathematics you don't understand things. You just get used to them. (Quote by - Johann von Neumann)

Today, it is not only that our kings do not know mathematics, but our philosophers do not know mathematics. (Quote by - Julius Robert Oppenheimer)

A mathematician who is not also a poet will never be a complete mathematician. (Quote by - Karl Weierstrass)

When a student comes and asks, “Should I become a mathematician?” the answer should be no. If you have to ask, you shouldn’t even ask. (Quote by - Paul Richard Halmos)

Questions are creative acts of intelligence. (Quote by - Frank Kingdon)

A mathematical truth is neither simple nor complicated in itself, it is. (Quote by - Emile Lemoine)

The construction itself is an art, its application to the world an evil parasite. (Quote by - L. E. J. Brouwer)

In mathematics we have long since drawn the rein, and given over a hopeless race. (Quote by - Charles Babbage)

Look somewhere else for someone who can follow you in your researches about numbers. For my part, I confess that they are far beyond me, and I am competent only to admire them. (Quote by - Blaise Pascal)

Everyone knows what a curve is, until he has studied enough mathematics to become confused through the countless number of possible exceptions. (Quote by - Felix Klein)

Mathematics … would certainly have not come into existence if one had known from the beginning that there was in nature no exactly straight line, no actual circle, no absolute magnitude. (Quote by - Friedrich Wilhelm Nietzsche)

Mathematics is the science of skillful operations with concepts and rules invented just for this purpose. (Quote by - Eugene P. Wigner)


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