(227 quotes found)

“Mathematics possesses not only truth, but also supreme beauty”

Bertrand Russell

“I like mathematics because it is not human and has nothing particular to do with this planet or with the whole accidental universe - because, like Spinoza's God, it won't love us in return.”

“Mathematics is the only science where one never knows what one is talking about nor whether what is said is true”

“There are two types of minds - the mathematical, and what might be called the intuitive. The former arrives at its views slowly, but they are firm and rigid; the latter is endowed with greater flexibility and applies itself simultaneously to the dive”

Blaise Pascal

“Mathematics is the queen of sciences and arithmetic is the queen of mathematics”

Carl Friedrich Gauss

“Mathematics has given economics rigor, but alas, also mortis”

Robert Heilbroner

“If a man's wit be wandering, let him study the mathematics.”

Francis Bacon Sr.

“As a graduate of the Zsa Zsa Gabor School of Creative mathematics, I honestly do not know how old I am”

Erma Bombeck

“What is algebra exactly; is it those three-cornered things?”

James Matthew Barrie

“To those who ask what the infinitely small quantity in mathematics is, we answer that it is actually zero. Hence there are not so many mysteries hidden in this concept as they are usually believed to be.”

Leonhard Euler