Mathematics Quotes

The abstract analysis of the world by mathematics and physics rests on the concepts of space and time. (Quote by  James J. Gibson)
At the age of 12, I developed an intense interest in mathematics. On exposure to algebra, I was fascinated by simultaneous equations and read ahead of the class to the end of the book. (Quote by  John Pople)
Mathematical knowledge adds vigour to the mind, frees it from prejudice, credulity, and superstition. (Quote by  John Arbuthnot)
Modern bodybuilding is ritual, religion, sport, art, and science, awash in Western chemistry and mathematics. Defying nature, it surpasses it. (Quote by  Camille Paglia)
So if a man's wit be wandering, let him study the mathematics; for in demonstrations, if his wit be called away never so little, he must begin again. (Quote by  Francis Bacon)
Mathematics takes us into the region of absolute necessity, to which not only the actual word, but every possible word, must conform. (Quote by  Bertrand Russell)
If people do not believe that mathematics is simple, it is only because they do not realize how complicated life is. (Quote by  John Louis von Neumann)
Mathematics knows no races or geographic boundaries; for mathematics, the cultural world is one country. (Quote by  David Hilbert)
It’s far easier to go from the real numbers to the complex numbers than … from the rationals to the reals. (Quote by  Jerry P. King)
The surprising thing about this paper is that a man who could write it would. (Quote by  John Edensor Littlewood)
Perhaps the greatest paradox of all is that there are paradoxes in mathematics. (Quote by  Edward Kasner)
As the sun eclipses the stars by its brilliancy, so the man of knowledge will eclipse the fame of others in assemblies of the people if he proposes algebraic problems, and still more if he solves them. (Quote by  Brahmagupta)
The infinite we shall do right away. The finite may take a little longer. (Quote by  Stanislav Ulam)
As the existence of a corps of professors of mathematics is peculiar to our navy, as well as an apparent, perhaps a real, anomaly, some account of it may be of interest. (Quote by  Simon Newcomb)
Mathematics is not merely an idle art form, it is an essential part of our society. (Quote by  Richard Hamming)
The most painful thing about mathematics is how far away you are from being able to use it after you have learned it. (Quote by  James Newman)
The mistakes and unresolved difficulties of the past in mathematics have always been the opportunities of its future. (Quote by  E. T. Bell)
Mathematics is the Queen of Science, and Arithmetic the Queen of Mathematics. (Quote by  C. F. Gauss)
Obvious is the most dangerous word in mathematics. (Quote by  Bell, Eric Temple)
The community of mathematicians is similar to an imaginary community of musical composers whose only satisfaction is obtained by the interchange among themselves of the musical scores they compose. (Quote by  Cornelius Lanczos)
Mathematics seems to endow one with something like a new sense. (Quote by  Charles R. Darwin)
Even stranger things have happened; and perhaps the strangest of all is the marvel that mathematics should be possible to a race akin to the apes. (Quote by  E. T. Bell)
You live your life between your ears. (Quote by  Bebe Moore Campbell)
I have hardly ever known a mathematician who was capable of reasoning. (Quote by  Plato)
If I were again beginning my studies, I would follow the advice of Plato and start with mathematics. (Quote by  Galileo Galilei)