Math Quotes, Sayings about Mathematics
The longer math lives the more abstract and therefore, possibly also the more practical it becomes.
– Eric Temple Bell
For the things of this world cannot be made known without a knowledge of mathematics.
It doesn’t matter if you hate it or not, but you use it everyday.
Math seems to endow one with something like a new sense.
– Charles Robert Darwin
It is not of the essence of mathematics to be occupied with the ideas of number and quantity.
– George Boole
In mathematics I can report no deficiency, except that it be that men do not sufficiently understand the use of the pure mathematics.
Math may be defined as the subject in which we never know what we are talking about, nor whether what we are saying is true.
– Bertrand Russell
What is algebra exactly; is it those three- cornered things?
– James Matthew Barrie
Mathematical and religious dogmas are exactly as convincing and objective, when it comes to the things that are over and above common sense. People want to believe in something, and tend to hold on to the beliefs that were taught to them when they were young and open to influence.
One can always reason with reason.
Math is the tool specially suited for dealing with abstract concepts of any kind and there is no limit to its power in this field.
– Paul Dirac
Seven out of five people are bad at maths.
The essence of math is not to make simple things complicated, but to make complicated things simple.
– S. Gudder