~Charles Babbage, letter to Alfred, Lord Tennyson, about a couplet in his "The Vision of Sin"
Math is radical! ~Bumper Sticker
If you think dogs can't count, try putting three dog biscuits in your pocket and then giving Fido only two of them. ~Phil Pastoret
There was a blithe certainty that came from first comprehending the full Einstein field equations, arabesques of Greek letters clinging tenuously to the page, a gossamer web. They seemed insubstantial when you first saw them, a string of squiggles. Yet to follow the delicate tensors as they contracted, as the superscripts paired with subscripts, collapsing mathematically into concrete classical entities - potential; mass; forces vectoring in a curved geometry - that was a sublime experience. The iron fist of the real, inside the velvet glove of airy mathematics. ~Gregory Benford, Timescape
It is a mathematical fact that fifty percent of all doctors graduate in the bottom half of their class. ~Author Unknown
If two wrongs don't make a right, try three. ~Author Unknown
Arithmetic is where numbers fly like pigeons in and out of your head. ~Carl Sandburg, "Arithmetic"
Arithmetic is numbers you squeeze from your head to your hand to your pencil to your paper till you get the answer. ~Carl Sandburg, "Arithmetic"
If equations are trains threading the landscape of numbers, then no train stops at pi. ~Richard Preston
Even stranger things have happened; and perhaps the strangest of all is the marvel that mathematics should be possible to a race akin to the apes. ~Eric T. Bell, The Development of Mathematics
So 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. ~Francis Bacon, "Of Studies"
The essence of mathematics is not to make simple things complicated, but to make complicated things simple. ~S. Gudder
The human mind has never invented a labor-saving machine equal to algebra. ~Author Unknown
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