Quotes by mathematics

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  • Bertrand Russell
    Bertrand Russell
    English philosopher and mathematician 1872-1970
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    Mathematics, rightly viewed, posses not only truth, but supreme beauty a beauty cold and austere, like that of sculpture.
  • Camille Paglia
    Camille Paglia
    American academic and social critic 1947-
    Camille Paglia
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    Modern bodybuilding is ritual, religion, sport, art, and science, awash in Western chemistry and mathematics. Defying nature, it surpasses it.
  • Albert Einstein
    Albert Einstein
    German - American physicist 1879-1955
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    Pure mathematics is, in its way, the poetry of logical ideas.
  • Bob Hoskins
    Bob Hoskins
    English actor 1942-2014
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    Quantum physics is a bit of a passion of mine. It's extraordinary. There's a branch of mathematics that is based on lunacy, and that's wonderful.
  • Benjamin Clementine
    Benjamin Clementine
    British artist, poet, vocalist, composer, and musician 1988-
    Benjamin Clementine
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    Studying music involves a lot of mathematics and a lot of exercises of memory. Or you've got to be able to be like somebody, to play like somebody, to play Mozart's music the way he played it and how he intended it. You've got to make it perfect, and that's not what I want to do. Although it is beautiful.
  • Andrew Wiles
    Andrew Wiles
    English mathematician 1953-
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    The definition of a good mathematical problem is the mathematics it generates rather than the problem itself.
  • Arthur Eddington
    Arthur Eddington
    English astronomer, physicist, and mathematician 1882-1944
    Arthur Eddington
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    The mathematics is not there till we put it there.
  • Carl Jung
    Carl Jung
    Swiss psychiatrist and psychoanalyst 1875-1961
    Carl Jung
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    The teacher pretended that algebra was a perfectly natural affair, to be taken for granted, whereas I didn't even know what numbers were. Mathematics classes became sheer terror and torture to me. I was so intimidated by my incomprehension that I did not dare to ask any questions.
  • Carl Friedrich Gauss
    Carl Friedrich Gauss
    German mathematician and physicist 1777-1855
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    There are problems to whose solution I would attach an infinitely greater importance than to those of mathematics, for example touching ethics, or our relation to God, or concerning our destiny and our future; but their solution lies wholly beyond us and completely outside the province of science.
    Source: As quoted in The World of Mathematics (1956)
  • Henry David Thoreau
    Henry David Thoreau
    American writer 1817-1862
    Henry David Thoreau
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    We do not learn by inference and deduction and the application of mathematics to philosophy, but by direct intercourse and sympathy.
  • Andrew Wiles
    Andrew Wiles
    English mathematician 1953-
    Andrew Wiles
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    We've lost something that's been with us for so long, and something that drew a lot of us into mathematics. But perhaps that's always the way with math problems, and we just have to find new ones to capture our attention.
  • Alonzo Church
    Alonzo Church
    American mathematician and logician 1903-1995
    Alonzo Church
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    Well it was not exactly a dissertation in logic, at least not the kind of logic you would find in Whitehead and Russell's Principia Mathematica for instance. It looked more like mathematics; no formalized language was used.
  • Andrew Wiles
    Andrew Wiles
    English mathematician 1953-
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    Well, some mathematics problems look simple, and you try them for a year or so, and then you try them for a hundred years, and it turns out that they're extremely hard to solve.
  • Hermann Hesse
    Hermann Hesse
    German-born Swiss novelist and poet 1877-1962
    Hermann Hesse
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    You treat world history as a mathematician does mathematics, in which nothing but laws and formulas exist, no reality, no good and evil, no time, no yesterday, no tomorrow, nothing but an eternal, shallow, mathematical present.
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