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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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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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With me everything turns into mathematics.
[Fr., Omnia apud me mathematica fiunt.]

With me everything turns into mathematics.
[Fr., Omnia apud me mathematica fiunt.]

by Max Wilhelm Dehn Found in: Mathematics Quotes,
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For the things of this world cannot be made known without a
knowledge of mathematics.

For the things of this world cannot be made known without a
knowledge of mathematics.

by Roger Bacon Found in: Mathematics Quotes,
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Revolutions never occur in mathematics.

Revolutions never occur in mathematics.

by Michael Crowe 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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As for everything else, so for a mathematical theory: beauty can
be perceived but not explained.

As for everything else, so for a mathematical theory: beauty can
be perceived but not explained.

by Arthur Cayley Found in: Mathematics Quotes,
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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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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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