Numbers And Math Quotes by Gregory Bateson, Albert Einstein, Lewis Carroll, Alfred North Whitehead, Ivars Peterson, Nathanael West and many others.
Still more astonishing is that world of rigorous fantasy which we call mathematics.
God does not care about our mathematical difficulties. He integrates empirically.
Can you do Division? Divide a loaf by a knife – what’s the answer to that?
The pursuit of mathematics is a divine madness of the human spirit.
Few realize that the world of modern mathematics is rich with vivid images and provocative ideas.
You cannot evade quantity. You may fly to poetry and music, and quantity and number will face you in your rhythms and your octaves.
Numbers constitute the only universal language.
But mathematics is the sister, as well as the servant, of the arts and is touched with the same madness and genius.
Music is the pleasure the human mind experiences from counting without being aware that it is counting.
Mathematics is the supreme judge; from its decisions there is no appeal.
Mathematics – the unshaken Foundation of Sciences, and the plentiful Fountain of Advantage to human affairs.
We could use up two Eternities in learning all that is to be learned about our own world and the thousands of nations that have arisen and flourished and vanished from it. Mathematics alone would occupy me eight million years.
If a man’s wit be wandering, let him study the mathematics; for in demonstrations, if his wit be called away never so little, he must begin again.
Arithmetic is where numbers fly like pigeons in and out of your head.
Number theorists are like lotus-eaters — having once tasted of this food they can never give it up.
Fifty percent of all doctors graduate in the bottom half of their class – Hope your surgery went well!
To most outsiders, modern mathematics is unknown territory. Its borders are protected by dense thickets of technical terms; its landscapes are a mass of indecipherable equations and incomprehensible concepts. Few realize that the world of modern mathematics is rich with vivid images and provocative ideas.