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  • Benoit Mandelbrot
    Benoit Mandelbrot
    Polish-born French and American mathematician and polymath 1924-2010
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    A fractal is a mathematical set or concrete object that is irregular or fragmented at all scales...
  • Barbara Ehrenreich
    Barbara Ehrenreich
    American author and political activist 1941-
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    A free-enterprise economy depends only on markets, and according to the most advanced mathematical macroeconomic theory, markets depend only on moods: specifically, the mood of the men in the pinstripes, also known as the Boys on the Street. When the Boys are in a good mood, the market thrives; when they get scared or sullen, it is time for each one of us to look into the retail apple business.
  • Branch Rickey
    Branch Rickey
    American baseball player 1881-
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    A game of great charm in the adoption of mathematical measurements to the timing of human movements, the exactitudes and adjustments of physical ability to hazardous chance. The speed of the legs, the dexterity of the body, the grace of the swing, the elusiveness of the slide - these are the features that make Americans everywhere forget the last syllable of a man's last name or the pigmentation of his skin.
  • A mathematical proof is beautiful, but when you're finished, it's really only about one thing. A story can be about many things.
  • Roger Bacon
    Roger Bacon
    English philosopher and Franciscan 1214-1294
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    All science requires mathematics. The knowledge of mathematical things is almost innate in us. This is the easiest of sciences, a fact which is obvious in that no one's brain rejects it; for laymen and people who are utterly illiterate know how to count and reckon.
  • As far as I know, only a small minority of mathematicians, even of those with Platonist views, accept the idea that there may be mathematical facts which are true but unknowable.
  • Arthur Cayley
    Arthur Cayley
    British mathematician 1821-1895
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    As for everything else, so for a mathematical theory: beauty can be perceived but not explained.
  • A. A. Latimer
    A. A. Latimer
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    Budget: a mathematical confirmation of your suspicions.
  • Camille Paglia
    Camille Paglia
    American academic and social critic 1947-
    Camille Paglia
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    Homeric mind is ingenuity, practical intelligence. There is no Rodin-like deep thinking, no mathematical or philosophical speculation. Odysseus thinks with his hands.
    Source: Sexual Personae: Art and Decadence from Nefertiti to Emily Dickinson (1990)
  • Alonzo Church
    Alonzo Church
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    I tried reading Hilbert. Only his papers published in mathematical periodicals were available at the time. Anybody who has tried those knows they are very hard reading.
  • Carl Friedrich Gauss
    Carl Friedrich Gauss
    German mathematician and physicist 1777-1855
    Carl Friedrich Gauss
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    If others would but reflect on mathematical truths as deeply and as continuously as I have, they would make my discoveries.
    Source: The World of Mathematics (1956)
  • Eric Butterworth
    Eric Butterworth
    American minister, author, and radio personality 1916-2003
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    In studying mathematics or simply using a mathematical principle, if we get the wrong answer in sort of algebraic equation, we do not suddenly feel that there is an anti-mathematical principle that is luring us into the wrong answers.
  • Alan Turing
    Alan Turing
    English mathematician and computer scientist 1912-1954
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    Mathematical reasoning may be regarded rather schematically as the exercise of a combination of two facilities, which we may call intuition and ingenuity.
  • Blaise Pascal
    Blaise Pascal
    French physicist, mathematician and philosopher 1623-1662
    Blaise Pascal
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    Memory, joy, are intuitions; and even mathematical propositions become intuitions, for education produces natural intuitions, and natural intuitions are erased by education.
    Source: Pensees (1669)
  • Anish Kapoor
    Anish Kapoor
    British Indian sculptor 1954-
    Anish Kapoor
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    Much of what I make is geometric, and has a kind of almost mathematical logic to the form.
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