Mathematics Quotes

Mathematics reveals its secrets only to those who approach it with pure love, for its own beauty.
Archimedes 
If I were again beginning my studies, I would follow the advice of Plato and start with mathematics.
Galileo Galilei

It is now quite lawful for a Catholic woman to avoid pregnancy by a resort to mathematics, though she is still forbidden to resort to physics or chemistry.
H. L. Mencken 
Music at times is more like perfume than mathematics.
Gabriel Marcel 
'Obvious' is the most dangerous word in mathematics.
E. T. Bell 
Pure mathematics is on the whole distinctly more useful than applied. For what is useful above all is technique, and mathematical technique is taught mainly through pure mathematics.
G. H. Hardy 
Beauty is the first test: there is no permanent place in the world for ugly mathematics.
G. H. Hardy 
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

Not a lot of people know this, but I'm very good at mathematics. When I was an angry teenager, I used to sit in my room and do quadratic equations to calm myself down.
Samantha Bond 
Everyone knows what a curve is, until he has studied enough mathematics to become confused through the countless number of possible exceptions.
Felix Klein 
There should be no such thing as boring mathematics.
Edsger Dijkstra 
Thus, in a sense, mathematics has been most advanced by those who distinguished themselves by intuition rather than by rigorous proofs.
Felix Klein 
Poetry is a form of mathematics, a highly rigorous relationship with words.
Tahar Ben Jelloun 
I am interested in mathematics only as a creative art.
G. H. Hardy

It may be true, that men, who are mere mathematicians, have certain specific shortcomings, but that is not the fault of mathematics, for it is equally true of every other exclusive occupation.
Carl Friedrich Gauss 
In every department of physical science there is only so much science, properly socalled, as there is mathematics.
Immanuel Kant 
Bitcoin and other cryptocurrencies are a form of money that's a stable field that the government can't destroy and can't distort. Because its creation is governed by the laws of mathematics. It can't happen any faster or slower than a certain rate, and it all sort of selfadjusts.
Patrick M. Byrne 
Mathematics is, as it were, a sensuous logic, and relates to philosophy as do the arts, music, and plastic art to poetry.
Karl Wilhelm Friedrich Schlegel 
But however measurable, there is much more life in music than mathematics or logic ever dreamed of.
Gabriel Marcel 
The traditional mathematician recognizes and appreciates mathematical elegance when he sees it. I propose to go one step further, and to consider elegance an essential ingredient of mathematics: if it is clumsy, it is not mathematics.
Edsger Dijkstra

I still remember asking my high school guidance teacher for permission to take a second year of algebra instead of a fifth year of Latin. She looked down her nose at me and sneered, 'What lady would take mathematics instead of Latin?'
Nancy Roman 
It is the perennial youthfulness of mathematics itself which marks it off with a disconcerting immortality from the other sciences.
E. T. Bell 
The science of operations, as derived from mathematics more especially, is a science of itself, and has its own abstract truth and value.
Ada Lovelace 
I was brought up on rock'n'roll. It was sort of funny because I couldn't get interested in anything else  I tried and tried but I couldn't get into science...or mathematics, I just cut myself off from anything else there was to get interested in.
Bette Midler