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The highest form of pure thought is in mathematics

The highest form of pure thought is in mathematics

by Plato Found in: Mathematics Quotes,
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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.

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A mathematician is a device for turning coffee into theorems.

A mathematician is a device for turning coffee into theorems.

by Paul Erdos Found in: Mathematicians Quotes,
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I advise my students to listen carefully the moment they decide
to take no more mathematics courses. They might read more

I advise my students to listen carefully the moment they decide
to take no more mathematics courses. They might be able to hear
the sound of closing doors. Everybody a mathematician?

by James Caballero Found in: Mathematics Quotes,
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Mathematics is the only instructional material that can be
presented in an entirely undogmatic way.

Mathematics is the only instructional material that can be
presented in an entirely undogmatic way.

by Max Wilhelm Dehn Found in: Mathematics Quotes,
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Mathematics, rightly viewed, possesses not only truth, but
supreme beauty--a beauty cold and austere, like that of
sculpture.

Mathematics, rightly viewed, possesses not only truth, but
supreme beauty--a beauty cold and austere, like that of
sculpture.

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[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.

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As far as the laws of mathematics refer to reality, they are not
certain, and as far as they read more

As far as the laws of mathematics refer to reality, they are not
certain, and as far as they are certain, they do not refer to
reality.

by Max Wilhelm Dehn Found in: Mathematics Quotes,
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The mathematical sciences particularly exhibit order, symmetry, and limitation; and these are the greatest forms of the beautiful.

The mathematical sciences particularly exhibit order, symmetry, and limitation; and these are the greatest forms of the beautiful.

by Aristotle Found in: Mathematics Quotes,
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