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Arithmetic is being able to count up to twenty without taking off your shoes

Arithmetic is being able to count up to twenty without taking off your shoes

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.

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.

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?

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.]

Revolutions never occur in mathematics.

Revolutions never occur in mathematics.

Do not worry about your problems with mathematics, I assure you mine are far greater.

Do not worry about your problems with mathematics, I assure you mine are far greater.

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.

To isolate mathematics from the practical demands of the sciences

is to invite the sterility of a cow shut read more

To isolate mathematics from the practical demands of the sciences

is to invite the sterility of a cow shut away from the bulls.