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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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It is the perennial youthfulness of mathematics itself which
marks it off with a disconcerting immortality from the other read more

It is the perennial youthfulness of mathematics itself which
marks it off with a disconcerting immortality from the other
sciences.

by Roger Bacon 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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One of the endlessly alluring aspects of mathematics is that its
thorniest paradoxes have a way of blooming into read more

One of the endlessly alluring aspects of mathematics is that its
thorniest paradoxes have a way of blooming into beautiful
theories.

by Philip J. Davis Found in: Mathematics Quotes,
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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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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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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.

by Anonymous Found in: Mathematics 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 written for mathematicians.

Mathematics is written for mathematicians.

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The Handmaiden of the Sciences.

The Handmaiden of the Sciences.

by Eric Temple Bell Found in: Mathematics Quotes,
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