Math Quotes, Sayings about Mathematics - Page 4
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.
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
Mighty is geometry; joined with art, resistless.
The essence of mathematics is its freedom.
– Georg Cantor
It is as if mathematics were the vegetables of the academic dinner: Everyone knows that they are good for you, but no one forces you to eat them.
Math seems to endow one with something like a new sense.
– Charles Robert Darwin
Do not worry about your difficulties in Mathematics. I can assure you mine are still greater.
– Albert Einstein
Each problem that I solved became a rule which served afterwards to solve other problems.
– René Descartes
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.
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