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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.

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

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

A mathematician is a device for turning coffee into theorems.

A mathematician is a device for turning coffee into theorems.

Mathematics seems to endow one with something like a new sense.

Mathematics seems to endow one with something like a new sense.

Pure mathematics is, in its way, the poetry of logical ideas.

Pure mathematics is, in its way, the poetry of logical ideas.

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.

The Handmaiden of the Sciences.

The Handmaiden of the Sciences.

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?

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.