I was more interested in skating and the girls and traveling than I was in calculus. Votes: 5

Scott HamiltonMy first degree came years before my second. I had wanted to be a physicist, but I flunked calculus. Votes: 4

Elizabeth MoonGod created infinity, and man, unable to understand infinity, had to invent finite sets. Votes: 3

Gian-Carlo RotaCalculus is the most powerful weapon of thought yet devised by the wit of man. Votes: 3

Wallace B. SmithI did not take a calculus course until my second year of college. Votes: 1

Robert Coleman RichardsonI found a discarded textbook on calculus in a wastebasket and read it from cover to cover. Votes: 1

John PopleLove can reach the same level of talent, and even genius, as the discovery of differential calculus. Votes: 1

Lev VygotskyThe English language is more complex than calculus because numbers don't have nuances. Votes: 0

Andy RooneyThat is the great mystery of human evolution: how to account for calculus and Mozart. Votes: 0

E. O. WilsonCam was so much clearer, easier to figure out. Like he was algebra and Daniel was calculus. Votes: 0

Lauren KateWe can't exempt ourselves from the same moral calculus that we are willing to apply to others. Votes: 0

Michael Eric DysonThe calculus is the story this [the Western] world first told itself as it became the modern world. Votes: 0

David BerlinskiThe calculus of utility aims at supplying the ordinary wants of man at the least cost of labour. Votes: 0

William Stanley JevonsNothing has afforded me so convincing a proof of the unity of the Deity as these purely mental conceptions of numerical and mathematical science which have been by slow degrees vouchsafed to man, and are still granted in these latter times by the Differential Calculus, now superseded by the Higher Algebra, all of which must have existed in that sublimely omniscient Mind from eternity. Votes: 4 Mary Somerville