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Mathematics is a vast adventure in ideas; its history reflects some of the noblest thoughts of countless generations.

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While the individual man is an insoluble puzzle, in the aggregate he becomes a mathematical certainty. You can, for example, never foretell what any one man will be up to, but you can say with precision what an average number will be up to. Individuals vary, but percentages remain constant. So says the statistician.

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Arthur Conan Doyle Quotes

Conservatives say teaching sex education in the public schools will promote promiscuity. With our education system? If we promote promiscuity the same way we promote math or science, they've got nothing to worry about.

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Beverly Mickins Quotes

It is the perennial youthfulness of mathematics itself which marks it off with a disconcerting immortality from the other sciences.

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Roger Bacon Quotes

One of the endlessly alluring aspects of mathematics is that its thorniest paradoxes have a way of blooming into beautiful theories.

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Philip J. Davis Quotes

The mathematics are distinguished by a particular privilege, that is, in the course of ages, they may always advance and can never recede.

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Edward Gibbon Quotes

For the things of this world cannot be made known without a knowledge of mathematics.

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Roger Bacon Quotes

Pure mathematics is the world's best game. It is more absorbing than chess, more of a gamble than poker, and lasts longer than Monopoly. It's free. It can be played anywhere - Archimedes did it in a bathtub.

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Richard J. Trudeau Quotes

The man ignorant of mathematics will be increasingly limited in his grasp of the main forces of civilization.

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John Kemeny Quotes

It is not the job of mathematicians to do correct arithmetical operations. It is the job of bank accountants.

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Samuil Shchatunovski Quotes

Still more astonishing is that world of rigorous fantasy we call mathematics.

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Gregory Bateson Quotes

As a graduate of the Zsa Zsa Gabor School of Creative mathematics, I honestly do not know how old I am.

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Erma Bombeck Quotes

A mathematician is a scientist who can figure out anything except such simple things as squaring the circle and trisecting an angle.

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Evan Esar Quotes

The laws of nature are but the mathematical thoughts of God.

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Euclid Quotes

In most sciences one generation tears down what another has built and what one has established another undoes. In mathematics alone each generations adds a new story to the old structure.

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Hermann Hankel Quotes

If people do not believe that mathematics is simple, it is only because they do not realize how complicated life is.

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John Louis von Neumann Quotes

Mathematics is not a careful march down a well-cleared highway, but a journey into a strange wilderness, where the explorers often get lost. Rigour should be a signal to the historian that the maps have been made, and the real explorers have gone elsewhere.

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W.S. Anglin Quotes

I used to love mathematics for its own sake, and I still do, because it allows for no hypocrisy and no vagueness.

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Stendhal Quotes

The law embodies the story of a nation's development through many centuries, and it cannot be dealt with as if it contained only the axioms and corollaries of a book of mathematics.

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Oliver Wendell Holmes Quotes

Poets do not go mad; but chess-players do. Mathematicians go mad, and cashiers; but creative artists very seldom.

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Gilbert Keith Chesterton Quotes