Math Quotes, Sayings about Mathematics - Page 4
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
The essence of math is not to make simple things complicated, but to make complicated things simple.
- S. Gudder
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.
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
The mathematics is not there till we put it there.
- Arthur Eddington