Math Quotes

Kids deserve arts, and it's just as important as science, math, history, English or athletics.
Flea Red Hot Chili Peppers 
Had I to do it again, I would have been a math major, probably a double major, and did take a lot of math classes, but I would have taken a lot more.
Pardis Sabeti

Students never think it can be the teacher's fault and so I thought I was stupid. I was frustrated and would come home and cry because I couldn't do it. Then we got a new teacher who made math accessible. That made all the difference and I learned that it's how you present it that makes it scary or friendly.
Danica McKellar 
Why don't we have enough teachers of math and science in the public schools? One answer is well, if they knew the subject well, they'd also know enough to work for Google or Goldman Sachs or God knows where.
James Harris Simons 
I got good grades in math, but I never really enjoyed it. My favorite part of math was algebra, but geometry was the worst.
Nathan Kress 
I don't think our music has much to do with math rock.
Ian Williams Battles 
I love math and was a math teacher for many years, so it was fun for me to write several math books, including 'Fraction Fun,' 'Calculator Riddles,' and 'Shape Up!' 'Fun with Triangles and Other Polygons.'
David A. Adler 
People think that the arts are optional and they aren't. They teach a level of emotional depth that's equally important to mathematic skill. You can replace some math skills with a calculator if you know how to operate the thing, but there's no calculator for human interaction.
Hal Sparks

I was an editor for supplemental math, science, and literature programs for the primary grades and became very well versed in elementary curriculum, particularly PreK2.
Doreen Cronin 
Let's make math fun and sexy and glamorous. Smart is sexy, that's one of my main messages.
Danica McKellar 
It is absolutely critical for competitiveness in the United States for us to really raise the bar in education, especially in math, in science, in technology.
Safra A. Catz 
No party has a monopoly on wisdom. No democracy works without compromise. But when Governor Romney and his allies in Congress tell us we can somehow lower our deficit by spending trillions more on new tax breaks for the wealthy  well, you do the math. I refuse to go along with that. And as long as I'm President, I never will.
Barack Obama 
Let's face it; by and large math is not easy, but that's what makes it so rewarding when you conquer a problem, and reach new heights of understanding.
Danica McKellar 
I studied math, and I was terrible at it.
Yair Lapid

I don't like to be negative about math because it really teaches you a lot of great things. You kind of use math every day.
Madison Davenport 
There aren't always, especially in lowincome communities, the arts and the dance and the drama and the things that can really show a kid, 'Look, even if I'm three years behind in math, there's something I'm good at that can help me be successful in life.'
Vanessa Diffenbaugh 
I had an excellent math and physics teacher in high school named T.C. Patel, and in the university, I had truly dedicated professors in both physics and mathematics who gave me a sound foundation with which to pursue graduate studies.
Venkatraman Ramakrishnan 
Math is like going to the gym for your brain. It sharpens your mind.
Danica McKellar 
During the year, our schools are busy slashing P.E. and recess to make more time for math. During the summer, we get ourselves worked into a tizzy that our children will forget their fractions.
Darell Hammond 
I hope to continue to inspire our nation's youth to pursue careers in science, technology, engineering, and math so they, too, may reach for the stars.
Ellen Ochoa

Overall, America's math scores on the National Assessment of Educational Progress (NAEP) have risen since the 1990s though remain disappointing when compared to the rest of the globe.
Kristen Soltis Anderson 
My message is: You don't have to give up being popular, fun, or fashionable in order to be smart; they can go hand and hand. Doing math is a great way to exercise your brain; being smart is going to make you more powerful in life.
Danica McKellar 
The strongest results were in Florida and Texas. In just one year in a Texas charter school, an average student gained 7 percentile points in math and 8 percentile points in reading, while Florida charter schools improved student performance by 6 percentile points.
Maggie Gallagher 
The Flash could do everything twice as fast. Except you never saw him think twice as fast or speak twice as fast. Could he do math faster than the other superheroes? Could he compute the tip for the bill twice as fast?
Ira Glass