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The Theory of Groups is a branch of mathematics in which one does something to something and then compares the result with the result obtained from doing the same thing to something else, or something else to the same thing.

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.

Angling may be said to be so like the mathematics that it can never be fully learned.

As far as the laws of mathematics refer to reality, they are not certain, and as far as they are certain, they do not refer to reality.

As mathematics had been my best subject at school, my parents proposed  and I accepted  studies at the University of Lund in mathematics, statistics, and economics. The choice of the latter subject is said to be due to the fact that at the age of five years, I was very fond of calculating the cost of the various cakes my mother used to bake.

Being a language, mathematics may be used not only to inform but also, among other things, to seduce.
Source: Fractals : Form, chance and dimension 
Do not worry about your difficulties in Mathematics. I can assure you mine are still greater.

Equations are just the boring part of mathematics. I attempt to see things in terms of geometry.
Source: Stephen Hawking: A Biography (2005) by Kristine Larsen 
Except in pure mathematics, nothing is known for certain (although much is certainly false).
Source: DemonHaunted World: Science as a Candle in the Dark (2011) 51 
Fractal geometry is not just a chapter of mathematics, but one that helps Everyman to see the same world differently.
Source: The Fractal Geometry of Nature 
God exists since mathematics is consistent, and the Devil exists since we cannot prove it.

Histories make men wise; poets, witty; the mathematics, subtle; natural philosophy, deep; moral, grave; logic and rhetoric, able to contend.

I engage in the use of game theory. Game theory is a branch of mathematics, and that means, sorry, that even in the study of politics, math has come into the picture. We can no longer pretend that we just speculate about politics; we need to look at this in a rigorous way.

I hope that seeing the excitement of solving this problem will make young mathematicians realize that there are lots and lots of other problems in mathematics which are going to be just as challenging in the future.

I must study politics and war that my sons may have liberty to study mathematics and philosophy.
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