Math Quotes

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 
Kids deserve arts, and it's just as important as science, math, history, English or athletics.
Flea Red Hot Chili Peppers

I don't think our music has much to do with math rock.
Ian Williams Battles 
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 
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 
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 
I studied math, and I was terrible at it.
Yair Lapid 
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

Math is like going to the gym for your brain. It sharpens your mind.
Danica McKellar 
There are a lot of jobs in the financial industry that do need a math major.
Adena Friedman 
When general relativity was first put forward in 1915, the math was very unfamiliar to most physicists. Now we teach general relativity to advanced high school students.
Brian Greene 
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 
Math is my favorite subject. It's the universal language. I like the fact that wherever you go in the whole world, two plus two will still be four.
Dakota Blue Richards 
When I was in seventh grade, I was bored out of my mind. We seemed to be learning the same things over and over in science and math, and two of the boys in my class were allowed to move ahead into these advanced classes, but I wasn't allowed because I was a girl.
Eileen Pollack

I was a good novice teacher, but I did the things that were obvious. I stayed for lunch for extra tutoring, gave kids my cell phone, and was available. In my first year of teaching, I ended up doubling the math time that a conventional school would have. But I don't think any of these things were pathbreaking or unusual.
Angela Duckworth 
Math does come easily to me, but I was always much more interested in what theorems imply about the world than in proving them.
Antony Garrett Lisi 
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 
I never got a pass mark in math ... Just imagine  mathematicians now use my prints to illustrate their books.
M. C. Escher 
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 think the really cool and compelling thing about math and physics is that it opens up entry to all these hypotheticals  or at least, it gives you the language to talk about them. But at the same time, if a scenario is completely disconnected from reality, it's not all that interesting.
Randall Munroe

Math proficiency is the gateway to a number of incredible careers that students may never have considered.
Danica McKellar 
The more you study quantum mechanics, the more crazy and incomprehensible it becomes. You truly do need a Ph.D. in very high level math and science to understand it at a high, high level.
Blake Crouch 
Plus, I was a math and science whiz from my first introduction to the subjects.
David Crane 
If some day you're struggling with math, and you think, 'I don't think I can do this,' you can  you actually can. Everybody has their hard days  I definitely had mine  and you get through them, and you learn from that stumble, and then you're onto the next problem.
Peggy Johnson