Do not worry about your difficulties in Mathematics. I can assure you mine are still greater. Votes: 6

Albert EinsteinI must study politics and war that my sons may have liberty to study mathematics and philosophy. Votes: 4

John AdamsMathematics brought rigor to Economics. Unfortunately, it also brought mortis. Votes: 3

Kenneth E. BouldingMathemata mathematicis scribuntur Mathematics is written for mathematicians De Revolutionibus Votes: 3

Nicolaus CopernicusMathematics is purely hypothetical: it produces nothing but conditional propositions. Votes: 3

Charles Sanders PeirceMathematics is concerned only with the enumeration and comparison of relations. Votes: 3

Carl Friedrich GaussMathematics is much less formally complete and precise than computer programs. Votes: 3

William ThurstonMathematics is not just a language. Mathematics is a language plus reasoning. Votes: 3

Richard P. FeynmanMathematics has the inhuman quality of starlight, brilliant and sharp, but cold. Votes: 3

Hermann WeylMathematics is a dangerous profession; an appreciable proportion of us go mad. Votes: 3

John Edensor LittlewoodMathematics is the queen of science, and arithmetic the queen of mathematics. Votes: 3

Carl Friedrich GaussMathematics is like childhood diseases. The younger you get it, the better. Votes: 3

Arnold SommerfeldMathematics consists in proving the most obvious thing in the least obvious way. Votes: 3

George PolyaA mathematical formula should never be "owned" by anybody! Mathematics belong to God. Votes: 3

Donald KnuthAtheism is the opium of the mathematicians. Atheism is the religion of Mathematics. Votes: 3

Bill GaedeMathematics without natural history is sterile, but natural history without mathematics is muddled. Votes: 3

John Maynard SmithMathematics is the most beautiful and most powerful creation of the human spirit. Votes: 3

Stefan BanachMathematics is merely the means to a general and ultimate knowledge of man. Votes: 3

Friedrich NietzscheMathematics is nothing more, nothing less, than the exact part of our thinking. Votes: 3

L. E. J. BrouwerMathematics has not a foot to stand upon which is not purely metaphysical. Votes: 3

Thomas de QuinceyMathematics is not about numbers, equations, computations, or algorithms: it is about understanding. Votes: 3

William ThurstonMathematics speaks to the transcendental, as does this extraordinary friendship. A beautiful book! Votes: 3

James TantonMathematics is the abstract key which turns the lock of the physical universe. Votes: 3

John PolkinghorneMathematics compares the most diverse phenomena and discovers the secret analogies that unite them. Votes: 3

Joseph FourierMathematics is an experimental science, and definitions do not come first, but later on. Votes: 3

Oliver HeavisideMathematics - this may surprise or shock some - is never deductive in creation. Votes: 3

Paul HalmosThere are things which seem incredible to most men who have not studied Mathematics. Votes: 3

ArchimedesMathematics may, like poetry or music, "promote and sustain a lofty habit of mind." Votes: 3

G. H. HardyMathematics may humbly help in the market-place, but it also reaches to the stars. Votes: 3

Herbert TurnbullMathematics are well and good but Nature keeps dragging us around by the nose. Votes: 3

Albert EinsteinMathematics is the art of accurate reasoning on inaccurately-drawn figures... let that be our motto. Votes: 3

Arthur MattuckMathematics is the only instructional material that can be presented in an entirely undogmatic way. Votes: 3

Max DehnMathematics was hard, dull work. Geography pleased me more. For dancing I was quite enthusiastic. Votes: 3

John James AudubonMathematics transfigures the fortuitous concourse of atoms into the tracery of the finger of God. Votes: 3

Herbert TurnbullMathematics is the queen of disciplines.... it will drive the nonsense out of your head! Votes: 3

Leo TolstoyMathematics is as much an aspect of culture as it is a collection of algorithms. Votes: 3

Carl Benjamin BoyerMathematics is a game played according to certain simple rules with meaningless marks on paper. Votes: 3

David HilbertMathematics is the bold luxury of pure reason, one of the few that remain today. Votes: 3

Robert MusilMathematics is the handwriting on the human consciousness of the very Spirit of Life itself. Votes: 3

Claude Fayette BragdonMathematics is the science of patterns, and nature exploits just about every pattern that there is. Votes: 3

Ian StewartMathematics is not yet capable of coping with the naÃ¯vetÃ© of the mathematician himself. Votes: 3

Abraham KaplanMathematics is not merely an idle art form, it is an essential part of our society. Votes: 3

Richard HammingI am too good for philosophy and not good enough for physics. Mathematics is in between. Votes: 3

George PolyaMathematics is man's own handiwork, subject only to the limitations imposed by the laws of thought. Votes: 3

Edward KasnerMathematics is fun if you don't let mathematicians push you around when you are doing it. Votes: 3

Jack EdmondsMathematics is a place where you can do things which you can't do in the real world. Votes: 3

Marcus du SautoyMathematics reveals its secrets only to those who approach it with pure love, for its own beauty. Votes: 3

ArchimedesMathematics to me is like a language I donât speak though I admire its literature in translation. Votes: 3

David QuammenFor the things of this world cannot be made known without a knowledge of mathematics. Votes: 2

Roger BaconYet what are all such gaieties to me whose thoughts are full of indices and surds? Votes: 2

Lewis CarrollBeauty is the first test: there is no permanent place in the world for ugly mathematics. Votes: 2

G. H. HardyAngling may be said to be so like the mathematics that it can never be fully learned. Votes: 2

Izaak WaltonIn mathematics the art of proposing a question must be held of higher value than solving it. Votes: 2

Georg CantorI read everything: fiction, history, science, mathematics, biography, travel. Votes: 0

Martin Lewis PerlThat sometimes clear ... and sometimes vague stuff ... which is ... mathematics. Votes: 0

Imre LakatosTherefore, O students, study mathematics and do not build without foundations. Votes: 0

Leonardo da VinciIncreasingly, the mathematics will demand the courage to face its implications. Votes: 0

Michael CrichtonMusic is mathematics, the mathematics of listening, mathematics for the ears. Votes: 0

Karlheinz StockhausenThere is an underlying timelessness in the basic conversation that is mathematics. Votes: 0

Barry MazurLife is good for only two things, discovering mathematics and teaching mathematics. Votes: 0

Simeon Denis PoissonMy special pleasure in mathematics rested particularly on its purely speculative part. Votes: 0

Bernard BolzanoPythagorean thought was dominated by mathematics, but it was also profoundly mystical. Votes: 0

Vanna BontaAll science requires mathematics. [Editors' summary of Bacon's idea, not Bacon's wording.] Votes: 0

Roger BaconLisp ... made me aware that software could be close to executable mathematics. Votes: 0

L Peter DeutschJOY goes against the foundations of mathematics: it multiplies when we divide. Votes: 0

Paulo CoelhoStill more astonishing is that world of rigorous fantasy we call mathematics. Votes: 0

Gregory BatesonPoetry is a form of mathematics, a highly rigorous relationship with words. Votes: 0

Tahar Ben JellounAll creative people hate mathematics. It's the most uncreative subject you can study. Votes: 0

Alec GuinnessMedicine makes people ill, mathematics make them sad and theology makes them sinful. Votes: 0

Martin LutherIn mathematics, the art of asking questions is more valuable than solving problems. Votes: 0

Georg CantorOur mathematics of the last few decades has wallowed in generalities and formalizations. Votes: 0

Hermann WeylThe ultimate goal of mathematics is to eliminate all need for intelligent thought. Votes: 0

Ronald GrahamThe mathematics of rhythm are universal. They don't belong to any particular culture. Votes: 0

John McLaughlinPerhaps the greatest paradox of all is that there are paradoxes in mathematics. Votes: 0

Edward Kasner"The most powerful single idea in mathematics is the notion of a variable." Votes: 0

Alexander DewdneyI can see patterns in events, and behaviors; in mathematics, I follow slower Votes: 0

Jacqueline CareyIn mathematics alone each generations adds a new story to the old structure. Votes: 0

Hermann HankelI accept no principles of physics which are not also accepted in mathematics. Votes: 0

Rene DescartesWe have not begun to understand the relationship between combinatorics and conceptual mathematics. Votes: 0

Jean DieudonnePerhaps the most surprising thing about mathematics is that it is so surprising. Votes: 0

Edward Charles TitchmarshThe study of mathematics is the indispensable basis for all intellectual and spiritual progress. Votes: 0

Francis CornfordYou think you have troubles with mathematics . . . I assure you mine are still bigger. Votes: 0

Albert EinsteinThe study of mathematics, like the Nile, begins in minuteness but ends in magnificence. Votes: 0

Charles Caleb ColtonA good mathematical joke is better, and better mathematics, than a dozen mediocre papers. Votes: 0

John Edensor LittlewoodAxiomatization is what one does last, it's rubbish. It's the hygiene of mathematics, axiomatization. Votes: 0

Serge LangThe real satisfaction from mathematics is in learning from others and sharing with others. Votes: 0

William ThurstonHe who does not understand the supreme certainty of mathematics is wallowing in confusion. Votes: 0

Leonardo da VinciReading music is something that's inherently hateful to me. It makes music like mathematics. Votes: 0

Robert QuineExcept in pure mathematics, nothing is known for certain (although much is certainly false). Votes: 0

Carl SaganIn my schooling through high school, I excelled mainly in chemistry, physics and mathematics. Votes: 0

James RainwaterApplied mathematics will always need pure mathematics just as anteaters will always need ants. Votes: 0

Paul HalmosThe study of mathematics is, if an unprofitable, a perfectly harmless and innocent occupation. Votes: 0

G. H. HardyWhat mathematics are to matter and force, occult science is to life and consciousness, Votes: 0

Dion FortuneI was fortunate to find an extraordinary mathematics and applied mathematics program in Toronto. Votes: 0

Walter KohnI protest against the use of infinite magnitude ..., which is never permissible in mathematics. Votes: 0

Carl Friedrich GaussIn mathematics, as in physics, so much depends on chance, on a propitious moment. Votes: 0

Stanislaw UlamFilm is one of the three universal languages, the other two: mathematics and music. Votes: 0

Frank CapraDo mathematics have a relation to reality or are they only a mathematical symbol? Votes: 0

Fulton J. SheenThe rules of logic are to mathematics what those of structure are to architecture. Votes: 0

Bertrand RussellI did not, however, commit suicide, because I wished to know more of mathematics. Votes: 0

Bertrand RussellYoung man, in mathematics you don't understand things. You just get used to them. Votes: 0

John von NeumannIf all of mathematics disappeared, physics would be set back by exactly one week. Votes: 0

Richard P. FeynmanThe public does not need to be convinced that there is something in mathematics. Votes: 0

G. H. HardyI don't agree with mathematics; the sum total of zeros is a frightening figure. Votes: 0

Stanislaw Jerzy LecIn mathematics we have long since drawn the rein, and given over a hopeless race. Votes: 0

Charles BabbageI went to Princeton from Amherst, where I split my interests between mathematics and philosophy. Votes: 0

Stephen Cole KleenePeople who wish to analyze nature without using mathematics must settle for a reduced understanding. Votes: 0

Richard P. FeynmanIt is insufficient to protect ourselves with laws; we need to protect ourselves with mathematics. Votes: 0

Bruce SchneierThe advance and perfecting of mathematics are closely joined to the prosperity of the nation. Votes: 0

Napoleon BonaparteThe use of mathematics has brought rigor to economics. Unfortunately, it has also brought mortis. Votes: 0

Robert HeilbronerThe unreasonable efficiency of mathematics in science is a gift we neither understand nor deserve. Votes: 0

Eugene WignerWith my full philosophical rucksack I can only climb slowly up the mountain of mathematics. Votes: 0

Ludwig WittgensteinIt is here [in mathematics] that the artist has the fullest scope of his imagination. Votes: 0

Havelock EllisThe progress of mathematics can be viewed as progress from the infinite to the finite. Votes: 0

Gian-Carlo RotaLove was even more mathematical than poetry. It was the pure mathematics of the spirit. Votes: 0

Charles WilliamsOnly mathematics and mathematical logic can say as little as the physicist means to say. Votes: 0

Bertrand RussellIn mathematics the complicated things are reduced to simple things. So it is in painting. Votes: 0

Thomas EakinsGod exists since mathematics is consistent, and the Devil exists since we cannot prove it. Votes: 0

Andre WeilI had drawings that were the first time that mathematics was put into visual form. Votes: 0

Agnes DenesIf I had inherited a fortune I should probably not have cast my lot with mathematics. Votes: 0

Joseph-Louis LagrangeI agree with Warren to keep it simple and not use higher mathematics in your analysis. Votes: 0

Walter SchlossFew realize that the world of modern mathematics is rich with vivid images and provocative ideas. Votes: 0

Ivars PetersonI've always enjoyed mathematics. It is the most precise and concise way of expressing any idea. Votes: 0

N. R. Narayana MurthyThe land of easy mathematics where he who works adds up and he who retires subtracts. Votes: 0

Núria AñóIt may be more important in the mathematics class how you teach than what you teach. Votes: 0

George PolyaI take a dose of mathematics every day to prevent my brain from becoming quite soft. Votes: 0

George EliotThe true spirit of delight...is to be found in mathematics as surely as in poetry. Votes: 0

Bertrand RussellThe first test of potential in mathematics is whether you can get anything out of geometry. Votes: 0

John Edensor LittlewoodMy father said he did have the mathematics of mind physics, or the physics of consciousness. Votes: 0

Paul LaffoleyThe laws of nature are written by the hand of God in the language of mathematics. Votes: 0

Galileo GalileiIt was as though applied mathematics was my spouse, and pure mathematics was my secret lover. Votes: 0

Edward FrenkelI love mathematics not only because it is applicable to technology but also because it is beautiful. Votes: 0

Rozsa PeterBut however measurable, there is much more life in music than mathematics or logic ever dreamed of. Votes: 0

Gabriel MarcelI read one or two other books which gave me a background in mathematics other than logic. Votes: 0

Stephen Cole KleeneEquations are just the boring part of mathematics. I attempt to see things in terms of geometry. Votes: 0

Stephen HawkingIn mathematics we do not appeal to authority, but rather you are responsible for what you believe. Votes: 0

Richard HammingWe know that nature is described by the best of all possible mathematics because God created it. Votes: 0

Alexander Markovich PolyakovIt is not of the essence of mathematics to be conversant with the ideas of number and quantity. Votes: 0

George BooleIn no other branch of mathematics is it so easy for experts to blunder as in probability theory. Votes: 0

Martin GardnerI can only play the sport for so long, I have mathematics for the rest of my life. Votes: 0

John UrschelRegardless of whether or not God exists, God has no place in mathematics, at least in my book. Votes: 0

Doron ZeilbergerIf I were again beginning my studies, I would follow the advice of Plato and start with mathematics. Votes: 0

Galileo GalileiI grew up in Cambridge in England, and my love of mathematics dates from those early childhood days. Votes: 0

Andrew WilesEither mathematics is too big for the human mind or the human mind is more than a machine. Votes: 0

Kurt GÃ¶delI was on the mathematics faculty at M.I.T. from 1951 through until I resigned in the spring of 1959. Votes: 0

John Forbes Nash, Jr.If I feel unhappy, I do mathematics to become happy. If I am happy, I do mathematics to keep happy. Votes: 0

Alfred RenyiProgramming is one of the most difficult branches of applied mathematics; the poorer mathematicians had better remain pure mathematicians. Votes: 3 Edsger Dijkstra

I had done quite a bit of research about math education when I spoke before Congress in 2000 about the importance of women in mathematics. The session of Congress was all about raising more scholarships for girls in college. I told them I felt that it's too late by college. Votes: 1 Danica McKellar

Why do children dread mathematics? Because of the wrong approach. Because it is looked at as a subject. Votes: 1 Shakuntala Devi

When I was young, most teachers of philosophy in British and American universities were Hegelians, so that, until I read Hegel, I supposed there must be some truth to his system; I was cured, however, by discovering that everything he said on the philosophy of mathematics was plain nonsense. Votes: 3 Bertrand Russell