Math Quotes And Sayings


Math Quotes And Sayings

Here is a collection of math quotes and sayings from various authors, celebrities, famous persons, and other sources compiled by for you to read and enjoy.

“But Piglet is so small that he slips into a pocket, where it is very comfortable to feel him when you are not quite sure whether twice seven is twelve or twenty-two.”
– A.A. Milne

“Calculus was not math. It was a fucking science experiment gone wrong.”
– Abbi Glines

“Pray tell us, what’s your favorite number?”…
– Abraham Verghese

“I didn’t mind studying. Obviously math and the physical science subjects interested me more than some of the more artistic subjects, but I think I was a pretty good student.”
– Alan Shepard

“As far as the laws of mathematics refer to reality, they are not certain; and as far as they are certain, they do not refer to reality.”
Albert Einstein

“But the creative principle resides in mathematics. In a certain sense, therefore, I hold true that pure thought can grasp reality, as the ancients dreamed.”
– Albert Einstein

“But there is another reason for the high repute of mathematics: it is mathematics that offers the exact natural sciences a certain measure of security which, without mathematics, they could not attain.”
– Albert Einstein

“Do not worry about your problems with mathematics, I assure you mine are far greater.”
– Albert Einstein

“How can it be that mathematics, being after all a product of human thought which is independent of experience, is so admirably appropriate to the objects of reality? Is human reason, then, without experience, merely by taking thought, able to fathom”
– Albert Einstein

“I don’t believe in mathematics.”
– Albert Einstein

“Mathematics are well and good but nature keeps dragging us around by the nose.”
– Albert Einstein

“One reason why mathematics enjoys special esteem, above all other sciences, is that its laws are absolutely certain and indisputable, while those of other sciences are to some extent debatable and in constant danger of being overthrown by newly disco”
– Albert Einstein

“Pure mathematics is, in its way, the poetry of logical ideas.”
– Albert Einstein

“Yes, we have to divide up our time like that, between our politics and our equations. But to me our equations are far more important, for politics are only a matter of present concern. A mathematical equation stands forever.”
– Albert Einstein

“The formulation of the problem is often more essential than its solution, which may be merely a matter of mathematical or experimental skill.”
– Albert Einstein

God does not care about our mathematical difficulties. He integrates empirically.”
– Albert Einstein (1879-1955)

“The point about zero is that we do not need to use it in the operation of daily life. No one goes out to buy zero fish.”
– Alfred North Whitehead

“Necessity is the mother of invention” is a silly proverb. “Necessity is the mother of futile dodges” is much nearer the truth.
– Alfred North Whitehead (1861-1947)

“Algebra is the intellectual instrument which has been create for rendering clear the quantitative aspect of the world.”
– Alfred North Whitehead (1861-1947)

“Algebra reverses the relative importance of the factors in ordinary language.”
– Alfred North Whitehead (1861-1947)

“I’d never been a teacher before, and here I was starting my first day with these eager students. There was a shortage of teachers, and they had been without a math teacher for six months. They were so excited to learn math.”
– Andrew Shue

“We’ve lost something that’s been with us for so long, and something that drew a lot of us into mathematics. But perhaps that’s always the way with math problems, and we just have to find new ones to capture our attention.”
– Andrew Wiles

“My knowledge of science came from being with Carl, not from formal academic training. Carl gave me a thrilling tutorial in science and math that lasted the 20 years we were together.”
– Ann Druyan

“Give me a place to stand, and I will move the earth.”
– Archimedes of Syracus (287-212 B. C. E)

“The mathematical sciences particularly exhibit order, symmetry, and limitation; and these are the greatest forms of the beautiful.”

“There are things which seem incredible to most men who have not studied mathematics.”
– Aristotle

“Just as I had long suspected, a person didn’t really need math for anything anyway. Maybe some people did. Some limited people.”
– Augusten Burroughs

“A statistician is someone who is good with numbers, but lacks the personality to be an accountant”
– Auhton Unknown

“Arithmetic is being able to count up to twenty without taking off your shoes”
– Auhton Unknown

“Except in mathematics, the shortest distance between point A and point B is seldom a straight line”
– Auhton Unknown

“Math is like love — a simple idea but it can get complicated.”
– Author Unknown

“Mathematics is the science which uses easy words for hard ideas”
– Author Unknown

“Senator, I make it a point never to do math in public.”
– Author Unknown

“It is impossible to be a mathematician without being a poet in soul.”
– Author Unknown

“I can’t count. It’s winter in my left hemisphere, and my fingers fell off from frostbite.”
– Bauvard

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