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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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Roger Bacon Quotes

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I know that two and two make four - & should be glad to prove it too if I could - though I must say if by any sort of process I could convert 2 & 2 into five it would give me much greater pleasure.
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George Gordon Quotes

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Music is the pleasure the human mind experiences from counting without being aware that it is counting.
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Gottfried Leibniz Quotes

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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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Philip J. Davis Quotes

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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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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

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

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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

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

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