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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.]

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?

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.

A mathematician is a device for turning coffee into theorems.

A mathematician is a device for turning coffee into theorems.

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.

One of the endlessly alluring aspects of mathematics is that its

thorniest paradoxes have a way of blooming into read more

One of the endlessly alluring aspects of mathematics is that its

thorniest paradoxes have a way of blooming into beautiful

theories.

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.

With me everything turns into mathematics.

[Fr., Omnia apud me mathematica fiunt.]

With me everything turns into mathematics.

[Fr., Omnia apud me mathematica fiunt.]

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