X

You May Also Like / View all maxioms

Mathematics is the only instructional material that can be

presented in an entirely undogmatic way.

Mathematics is the only instructional material that can be

presented in an entirely undogmatic way.

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?

Math is like love -- a simple idea but it can get complicated.

Math is like love -- a simple idea but it can get complicated.

Between the penis and the mathematical one . . . there exists

nothing. Nothing! It is a vacuum.

read more

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.]

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.

The Handmaiden of the Sciences.

The Handmaiden of the Sciences.

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.

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.