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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

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.

The Handmaiden of the Sciences.

The Handmaiden of the Sciences.

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.

With me everything turns into mathematics.

[Fr., Omnia apud me mathematica fiunt.]

With me everything turns into mathematics.

[Fr., Omnia apud me mathematica fiunt.]

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.

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.

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.]