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Meton: With the straight ruler I set to work to make the circle
four-cornered.

Meton: With the straight ruler I set to work to make the circle
four-cornered.

by Aristophanes Found in: Geometry Quotes,
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Out of nothing I have created a strange new universe.

Out of nothing I have created a strange new universe.

by Janos Bolyai Found in: Geometry Quotes,
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Projective geometry is all geometry.

Projective geometry is all geometry.

by Arthur Cayley Found in: Geometry Quotes,
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The composer opens the cage door for arithmetic, the draftsman
gives geometry its freedom.

The composer opens the cage door for arithmetic, the draftsman
gives geometry its freedom.

by Arthur Cayley Found in: Geometry Quotes,
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And since geometry is the right foundation of all painting, I
have decided to teach its rudiments and principles read more

And since geometry is the right foundation of all painting, I
have decided to teach its rudiments and principles to all
youngsters eager for art. . . .

by Albrecht Dürer Found in: Geometry Quotes,
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Music is the arithmetic of sounds as optics is the geometry of light.

Music is the arithmetic of sounds as optics is the geometry of light.

by Claude Debussy Found in: Geometry Quotes,
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There are some who, because the point is the limit and extreme of the line, the line of the plane, read more

There are some who, because the point is the limit and extreme of the line, the line of the plane, and the plane of the solid, think there must be real things of this sort.

by Aristotle Found in: Geometry Quotes,
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The two elements the traveler first captures in the big city are extrahuman architecture and furious rhythm. Geometry and anguish.

The two elements the traveler first captures in the big city are extrahuman architecture and furious rhythm. Geometry and anguish.

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Crystals grew inside rock like arithmetic flowers. They lengthened and spread, added plane to plane in an awed and perfect read more

Crystals grew inside rock like arithmetic flowers. They lengthened and spread, added plane to plane in an awed and perfect obedience to an absolute geometry that even stones -- maybe only the stones -- understood.

by Annie Dillard Found in: Geometry Quotes,
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The cowboys have a way of trussing up a steer or a pugnacious bronco which fixes the brute so that read more

The cowboys have a way of trussing up a steer or a pugnacious bronco which fixes the brute so that it can neither move nor think. This is the hog-tie, and it is what Euclid did to geometry.

by Eric Temple Bell Found in: Geometry Quotes,
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