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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.

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.

Pure mathematics is, in its way, the poetry of logical ideas.

Pure mathematics is, in its way, the poetry of logical ideas.

Mathematics is written for mathematicians.

Mathematics is written for mathematicians.

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.

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.

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.

With me everything turns into mathematics.

[Fr., Omnia apud me mathematica fiunt.]

With me everything turns into mathematics.

[Fr., Omnia apud me mathematica fiunt.]

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.