(230 quotes found)

“The obvious mathematical breakthrough would be development of an easy way to factor large prime numbers”

Bill Gates

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

Bertrand Russell

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

“What would life be without arithmetic, but a scene of horrors?”

Sydney Smith

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

Carl Friedrich Gauss

“We especially need imagination in science. It is not all mathematics, nor all logic, but it is somewhat beauty and poetry.”

Maria Montessori

“Mathematics allows for no hypocrisy and no vagueness.”

Stendhal

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

Erma Bombeck

“Some mathematician has said pleasure lies not in discovering truth, but in seeking it.”

Leo Nikolaevich Tolstoy

“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