Math Quotes, Sayings about Mathematics - Page 4
“Obvious” is the most dangerous word in mathematics.
– Eric Temple Bell
A thing is obvious mathematically after you see it.
– Robert Daniel Carmichael
2 is not equal to 3 – not even for very large values of 2.
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
Math is like love : a simple idea but it can get complicated.
Math is the science which uses easy words for hard ideas.
– Edward Kasner
I don’t believe in mathematics.
– Albert Einstein
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.
Dear MATH, stop asking to find your X, she’s not coming back.