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I tried to fit it in with some previous broad conceptual understanding of some part of mathematics that would clarify the particular problem I was thinking about.

I'm sure that some of them will be very hard and I'll have a sense of achievement again, but nothing will mean the same to me  there's no other problem in mathematics that could hold me the way that this one did.

If scientific reasoning were limited to the logical processes of arithmetic, we should not get very far in our understanding of the physical world. One might as well attempt to grasp the game of poker entirely by the use of the mathematics of probability.

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 antimathematical principle that is luring us into the wrong answers.

It is a monstrous thing to force a child to learn Latin or Greek or mathematics on the ground that they are an indispensable gymnastic for the mental powers. It would be monstrous even if it were true.

It is now quite lawful for a Catholic woman to avoid pregnancy by a resort to mathematics, though she is still forbidden to resort to physics or chemistry.

It is to judgment that perception belongs, as science belongs to intellect. Intuition is the part of judgment, mathematics of intellect.
Source: Pensees (1669) 
It may be true, that men, who are mere mathematicians, have certain specific shortcomings, but that is not the fault of mathematics, for it is equally true of every other exclusive occupation.

It wasn't by accident that the Gettysburg address was so short. The laws of prose writing are as immutable as those of flight, of mathematics, of physics.

It's fine to work on any problem, so long as it generates interesting mathematics along the way  even if you don't solve it at the end of the day.

James Brown is important because he decorates the clock correctly and he's good with lower mathematics. Don't get me wrong  he's good.

Life has obliged him to remember so much useful knowledge that he has lost not only his history, but his whole original cargo of useless knowledge; history, languages, literatures, the higher mathematics, or what you will  are all gone.

Mathematics may be defined as the subject in which we never know what we are talking about, nor whether what we are saying is true.

Mathematics takes us into the region of absolute necessity, to which not only the actual word, but every possible word, must conform.

Mathematics would certainly have not come into existence if one had known from the beginning that there was in nature no exactly straight line, no actual circle, no absolute magnitude.
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