“Men are liars. We'll lie about lying if we have to. I'm an algebra liar. I figure two good lies make a positive.”

Tim Allen

“This is really interesting. When I was in the 9th grade, I flunked 9th grade algebra. I couldn't cope with 9th grade algebra. And then I remember taking an aptitude test when I was a sophomore in high school, and they said, "You should probably consider not going to college." Then they said, "Well, what would you like to do?"”

John Warnock

“I don't know why I should have to learn Algebra... I'm never likely to go there.”

Billy Connolly

“Surprisingly, Utah is the second highest in the nation in the number of eighth-graders taking algebra, but we are still low in achievement. Our state math core only goes through linear equations.”

David Wright

“Algebra is a form of low cunning.”

William James

“If you don't know your algebra, you'll blow the lights and ruin the scene.”

Greg Hauptner

“There is nothing I detest more than an algebraic word problem.”

Dedrick D. L. Pitter