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    The essence of mathematics is not to make simple things complicated, but to make complicated things simple.

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Definition of a Statistician: A man who believes figures don't lie, but admits than under analysis some of them won't read more

Definition of a Statistician: A man who believes figures don't lie, but admits than under analysis some of them won't stand up either.

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It is the merest truism, evident at once to unsophisticated
observation, that mathematics is a human invention.

It is the merest truism, evident at once to unsophisticated
observation, that mathematics is a human invention.

by P. W. Bridgman Found in: Mathematics Quotes,
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Revolutions never occur in mathematics.

Revolutions never occur in mathematics.

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Math is like love -- a simple idea but it can get complicated.

Math is like love -- a simple idea but it can get complicated.

by Aristotle 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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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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How can it be that mathematics, being after all a product of
human thought independent of experience, is so read more

How can it be that mathematics, being after all a product of
human thought independent of experience, is so admirably adapted
to the objects of reality?

by Max Wilhelm Dehn Found in: Mathematics Quotes,
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Between the penis and the mathematical one . . . there exists
nothing. Nothing! It is a vacuum.
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Between the penis and the mathematical one . . . there exists
nothing. Nothing! It is a vacuum.
[Fr., Entre le penis et les mathematiques . . . il n'existe rien.
Rien! C'est le vide.]

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Like the crest of a peacock so is mathematics at the head of all
knowledge.

Like the crest of a peacock so is mathematics at the head of all
knowledge.

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