X

You May Also Like / View all maxioms

A mathematician's reputation rests on the number of bad proofs he

has given.

A mathematician's reputation rests on the number of bad proofs he

has given.

A mathematician is a device for turning coffee into theorems.

A mathematician is a device for turning coffee into theorems.

What is this frog and mouse battle among the mathematicians?

What is this frog and mouse battle among the mathematicians?

It is easier to square the circle than to get round a

mathematician.

It is easier to square the circle than to get round a

mathematician.

A mathematician is a device for turning coffee into theorems.

A mathematician is a device for turning coffee into theorems.

A mathematician, like a painter or a poet, is a maker of

patterns. If his patterns are more permanent read more

A mathematician, like a painter or a poet, is a maker of

patterns. If his patterns are more permanent than theirs, it is

because they are made with ideas.

...beware of mathematicians, and all those who make empty prophecies. The danger already exists that the mathematicians have made a read more

...beware of mathematicians, and all those who make empty prophecies. The danger already exists that the mathematicians have made a covenant with the devil to darken the spirit and to confine man in the bonds of Hell.

He is like the fox, who effaces his tracks in the sand with his

tail.

He is like the fox, who effaces his tracks in the sand with his

tail.

[I]t would be better for the true physics if there were no

mathematicians on earth.

[I]t would be better for the true physics if there were no

mathematicians on earth.