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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.

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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.

by Roger Bacon Found in: Mathematics Quotes,
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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.

by S. Gudder 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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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.

by P. W. Bridgman Found in: Mathematics Quotes,
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The Handmaiden of the Sciences.

The Handmaiden of the Sciences.

by Eric Temple Bell 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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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?

by James Caballero Found in: Mathematics Quotes,
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It is the perennial youthfulness of mathematics itself which
marks it off with a disconcerting immortality from the other read more

It is the perennial youthfulness of mathematics itself which
marks it off with a disconcerting immortality from the other
sciences.

by Roger Bacon Found in: Mathematics Quotes,
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