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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.

Anyone who considers arithmetical methods of producing random digits is, of course, in a state of sin.

Anyone who considers arithmetical methods of producing random digits is, of course, in a state of sin.

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

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

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.

The highest form of pure thought is in mathematics

The highest form of pure thought is in mathematics

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

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.

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.

Revolutions never occur in mathematics.

Revolutions never occur in mathematics.