X

You May Also Like / View all maxioms

The highest form of pure thought is in mathematics

The highest form of pure thought is in mathematics

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.

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.

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?

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

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 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.

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.

Definition of a Statistician: A man who believes figures don't lie, but admits than under analysis some of them won't read more

Definition of a Statistician: A man who believes figures don't lie, but admits than under analysis some of them won't stand up either.