“It has been my experience that competency in mathematics, both in numerical manipulations and in understanding its conceptual foundations, enhances a person's ability to handle the more ambiguous and qualitative relationships that dominate our day-to-day financial decision-making.”

Alan Greenspan

“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

“How can it be that mathematics, being after all a product of human thought which is independent of experience, is so admirably appropriate to the objects of reality? Is human reason, then, without experience, merely by taking thought, able to fathom”

“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

“We have discovered that sometimes the students, even at the college level, don't understand the terminology associated with mathematics.”

Wayne Stewart

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