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For the things of this world cannot be made known without a knowledge of mathematics (Quote by - Roger Bacon)

One of the endlessly alluring aspects of mathematics is that its thorniest paradoxes have a way of blooming into beautiful theories. (Quote by - Philip J. Davis)

I know that the great Hilbert said ‘We will not be driven out of the paradise Cantor has created for us,’ and I reply ‘I see no reason for walking in!’ (Quote by - Richard Hamming)

The function of an expert is not to be more right than other people, but to be wrong for more sophisticated reasons. (Quote by - David Butler)

Math is like love — a simple idea but it can get complicated. (Quote by - R. Drabek)

I was fortunate to find an extraordinary mathematics and applied mathematics program in Toronto. (Quote by - Walter Kohn)

It is impossible to be a mathematician without being a poet in soul. (Quote by - Sofia Kovalevskaya)

Technical skill is mastery of complexity. Creativity is mastery of simplicity. (Quote by - E.C. Zeeman)

The mathematics are distinguished by a particular privilege, that is, in the course of ages, they may always advance and can never recede. (Quote by - Edward Gibbon)

And they're also very good at math, these super boogers, and so they teach Billy the ways of mathematics. (Quote by - William Joyce)

Mathematics is a dangerous profession; an appreciable proportion of us goes mad. (Quote by - John Edensor Littlewood)

It could be that the methods needed to take the next step may simply be beyond present day mathematics. Perhaps the methods I needed to complete the proof would not be invented for a hundred years. (Quote by - Andrew Wiles)

To create a good philosophy you should renounce metaphysics but be a good mathematician. (Quote by - Bertrand Russell)

Every good mathematician is at least half a philosopher, and every good philosopher is at least half a mathematician. (Quote by - Gottlob Frege)

If mathematics is to be understood widely, we need to emphasise its elegance and its applications. Sometimes it seems that universities want to emphasise how difficult it is! (Quote by - Johnny Ball)

We must always emphasize research and development of science and mathematics, and I can think of no better way to achieve this than through our future in space. (Quote by - Nick Lampson)

Mathematics is the supreme judge; from its decisions there is no appeal. (Quote by - Tobias Dantzig)

Mathematics is the queen of the sciences. (Quote by - Carl Friedrich Gauss)

The heart of mathematics consists of concrete examples and concrete problems. (Quote by - Paul Richard Halmos)

The miraculous powers of modern calculation are due to three inventions: the Arabic Notation, Decimal Fractions and Logarithms. (Quote by - Florian Cajori)

All results of the profoundest mathematical investigation must ultimately be expressible in the simple form of properties of the integers. (Quote by - Leopold Kronecker)

There should be no such thing as boring mathematics. (Quote by - Edsger Dijkstra)

The mathematics is not there till we put it there. (Quote by - Arthur Eddington)

Examples...show how difficult it often is for an experimenter to interpret his results without the aid of mathematics. (Quote by - Lord Rayleigh)

Many who have had an opportunity of knowing any more about mathematics confuse it with arithmetic, and consider it an arid science. In reality, however, it is a science which requires a great amount of imagination. (Quote by - Sofia Kovalevskaya)


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