“University President: Why is it that you physicists always require so much expensive equipment? Now the Department of Mathematics requires nothing but money for paper, pencils, and erasers...and the Department of Philosophy is better still. It doesn't even ask for erasers.”

Isaac Asimov

“Yes, we have to divide up our time like that, between our politics and our equations. But to me our equations are far more important, for politics are only a matter of present concern. A mathematical equation stands forever.”

Albert Einstein

“Since the mathematicians have invaded the theory of relativity, I do not understand it myself anymore.”

“Film is one of the three universal languages, the other two: mathematics and music”

Frank Capra

“An orderly universe is one described by mathematics,”

Walter Bradley

“Pure mathematics is, in its way, the poetry of logical ideas.”

“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.”