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The highest form of pure thought is in mathematics

The highest form of pure thought is in mathematics

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.

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?

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.

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.

[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.

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.

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.