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    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?

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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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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.

by Aristotle Found in: Mathematics Quotes,
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Do not worry about your difficulties in mathematics, I assure you
that mine are greater.

Do not worry about your difficulties in mathematics, I assure you
that mine are greater.

by Max Wilhelm Dehn Found in: Mathematics Quotes,
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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.

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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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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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A mathematician is a device for turning coffee into theorems.

A mathematician is a device for turning coffee into theorems.

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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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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.

by Anonymous Found in: Mathematics Quotes,
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