Math Quotes, Sayings about Mathematics - Page 4
The essence of math is not to make simple things complicated, but to make complicated things simple.
– S. Gudder
Round numbers are always false.
– Samuel Johnson
For the things of this world cannot be made known without a knowledge of mathematics.
Young man, in mathematics you don’t understand things. You just get used to them.
– John von Neumann
In mathematics I can report no deficiency, except that it be that men do not sufficiently understand the use of the pure mathematics.
What is algebra exactly; is it those three- cornered things?
– James Matthew Barrie
Mathematics is the handwriting on the human consciousness of the very spirit of life itself.
– Claude Bragdon
One can always reason with reason.
The longer math lives the more abstract and therefore, possibly also the more practical it becomes.
– Eric Temple Bell
It is not of the essence of mathematics to be occupied with the ideas of number and quantity.
– George Boole
God exists since mathematics is consistent, and the Devil exists since we cannot prove it.
– Andre Weil
I have hardly ever known a mathematician who was capable of reasoning.
The mathematics is not there till we put it there.
– Arthur Eddington
Dear MATH, stop asking to find your X, she’s not coming back.