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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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It is the perennial youthfulness of mathematics itself which marks it off with a disconcerting immortality from the other sciences.
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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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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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For the things of this world cannot be made known without a knowledge of mathematics.
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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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The man ignorant of mathematics will be increasingly limited in his grasp of the main forces of civilization.
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Still more astonishing is that world of rigorous fantasy we call mathematics.
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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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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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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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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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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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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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Mathematics is the supreme judge; from its decisions there is no appeal.
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I must study politics and war that my sons may have liberty to study mathematics and philosophy. My sons ought to study mathematics and philosophy, geograhy, natural history, naval architecture, navigation, commerce, and agriculture, in order to give thei
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Mathematics is the door and the key to the sciences.
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With my full philosophical rucksack I can only climb slowly up the mountain of mathematics.
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In studying history we are finding out about ourselves, and in the last resort the natural sciences and even mathematics have the same final end.
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Let us grant that the pursuit of mathematics is a divine madness of the human spirit, a refuge from the goading urgency of contingent happenings.
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