A mathematician is a device for turning coffee into theorems. Votes: 14

God may not play dice with the universe, but something strange is going on with the prime numbers. Votes: 13

Why are numbers beautiful? It's like asking why is Beethoven's Ninth Symphony beautiful. If you don't see why, someone can't tell you. I know numbers are beautiful. If they aren't beautiful, nothing is. Votes: 12

Television is something the Russians invented to destroy American education. Votes: 11

Property is a nuisance. Votes: 7

It is not enough to be in the right place at the right time. You should also have an open mind at the right time. Votes: 6

Mathematics is not yet ready for such problems. Votes: 6

The SF [Supreme Fascist, i.e. God] created us to enjoy our suffering. The sooner we die, the sooner we defy His plans. Votes: 6

A Mathematician is someone who can take a cup of coffee and turn it into a theory. Votes: 6

God has the Big Book, the beautiful proofs of mathematical theorems are listed here. Votes: 5

Some French socialist said that private property was theft ... I say that private property is a nuisance. Votes: 5

Finally I'm becoming stupider no more. Votes: 5

There are three signs of senility. The first sign is that a man forgets his theorems. The second sign is that he forgets to zip up. The third sign is that he forgets to zip down. Votes: 4

Another roof, another proof. Votes: 4

Every human activity, good or bad, except mathematics, must come to an end. Votes: 3

Finally I am becoming stupider no more. Votes: 3

God created two acts of folly. First, He created the Universe in a Big Bang. Second, He was negligent enough to leave behind evidence for this act, in the form of microwave radiation. Votes: 3

Here I am: My brain is open. Votes: 3

If numbers aren't beautiful, I don't know what is. Votes: 3

There'll be plenty of time to rest in the grave. Votes: 3

I know numbers are beautiful. If they aren't beautiful, nothing is. Votes: 0

I'll tell you once, and I'll tell you again. There's always a prime between n and 2n. Votes: 0

Mathematics is the surest way to immortality. If you make a big discovery in mathematics, you will be remembered after everyone else will be forgotten Votes: 0

Suppose aliens invade the earth and threaten to obliterate it in a year's time unless human beings can find the Ramsey number for red five and blue five. We could marshal the world's best minds and fastest computers, and within a year we could probably calculate the value. If the aliens demanded the Ramsey number for red six and blue six, however, we would have no choice but to launch a preemptive attack. Votes: 0

The purpose of life is to conjecture and prove. Votes: 0

VÃ©gre nem butulok tovÃ¡bb (I've finally stopped getting dumber). Votes: 0

When I was a child, the Earth was said to be two billion years old. Now scientists say it's four and a half billion. So that makes me two and a half billion. Votes: 0

You don't have to believe in God, but you should believe in The Book. Votes: 0

It will be another million years, at least, before we understand the primes. Votes: 0