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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?

Mathematics is written for mathematicians.

Mathematics is written for mathematicians.

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.

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.

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.

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

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.

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.