(31 quotes found)

“As a poet and as a mathematician, he would reason well; as a mere mathematician, he could not have reasoned at all, and thus would have been at the mercy of the Prefect”

Edgar Allan Poe

“I'm no mathematician, so I'm stuck with the graphic representations.”

Hugh Hopper

“Mathematicians stand on each other's shoulders.”

Carl Friedrich Gauss

“We have to have the best education system in the world. We need mathematicians, engineers and scientists to develop the products and processes of the future, and frankly, we're not doing that.”

John Castellani

“There would be the need to try and kill as many as possible of the scientists, technicians, engineers, mathematicians who are involved in the process because, in some ways, one sets back a program much more by killing the personnel.”

Paul Rogers

“The next chapter is likely to provoke many mathematicians. This can't be helped. Mathematics is not what they think it is.”

David Deutsch

“You need forensic mathematicians, artists and psychologists as well as scientists. We're learning a little bit about all of it.”

Jeff Abraham

“The only thing that might have annoyed some mathematicians was the presumption of assuming that maybe the axiom of choice could fail, and that we should look into contrary assumptions.”

Alonzo Church

“It doesn't take a mathematician to add it up. The Hispanics felt they wanted to put the pressure on these two. . . . I'm going to go out and fight this. If I win or lose, I'm still going to win because I'm fighting the good fight.”

Alex Segura

“The road to wisdom? Well, itâ€™s plain / And simple to express: / Err / and err / and err again, / but less / and less / and less.”

Piet Hein