90+ Best Mathematics Quotes Exploring the Depths of Math

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Explore a world of numbers, patterns, and equations through the insightful words of mathematicians, scientists, and educators.

The only way to learn mathematics is to do mathematics. —Paul Halmos

There should be no such thing as boring mathematics.

Nature is written in mathematical language. – Galileo Galilei

I’ve always enjoyed mathematics. It is the most precise and concise way of expressing an idea.— N.R. Narayana Murthy

Young man, in mathematics you don’t understand things. You get used to them.

Mathematics Quotes

Mathematics is, in its way, the poetry of logical ideas.

Film is one of the three universal languages, the other two: are mathematics and music. – Frank Capra

I’ve always been interested in using mathematics to make the world better.- Alvin E. Roth

I think that modern physics has decided in favor of Plato. In fact, the smallest units of matter are not physical objects in the ordinary sense; they are forms, ideas which can be expressed unambiguously only in mathematical language.

Mathematics is the language with which God has written the universe. – Galileo Galilei

[When asked why are numbers beautiful?]It’s like asking why is Ludwig van Beethoven’s Ninth Symphony beautiful. If you don’t see why, someone can’t tell you. I know numbers are beautiful. If they aren’t beautiful, nothing is.

Mathematics may be defined as the subject in which we never know what we are talking about, nor whether what we are saying is true.

Mathematics is not about numbers, equations, computations, or algorithms: it is about understanding.

It is impossible to be a mathematician without being a poet in soul. —Sofia Kovalevskaya

That awkward moment when you finish a math problem and your answer isn’t even one of the many choices. – Ritu Ghatourey

Mathematics is, in its way, the poetry of logical ideas. – Albert Einstein

Mathematics is the cheapest science. Unlike physics or chemistry, it does not require any expensive equipment. All one needs for mathematics is a pencil and paper.

God used beautiful mathematics in creating the world. – Paul Dirac

The purpose of computing is insight, not numbers

Mathematics is the science that uses easy words for hard ideas. – Edward Kasner

Somehow it’s okay for people to chuckle about not being good at math. Yet, if I said “I never learned to read,” they’d say I was an illiterate dolt.

I have hardly ever known a mathematician who was capable of reasoning. – Plato

Sometimes the questions are complicated and the answers are simple. – Dr. Seuss

Physics depends on a universe infinitely centered on an equal sign.

I would not dare to say that there is a direct relation between mathematics and madness, but there is no doubt that great mathematicians suffer from maniacal characteristics, delirium, and symptoms of schizophrenia.

In mathematics, the art of proposing a question must be held of higher value than solving it.

You can be creative in anything — in math, science, engineering, philosophy — as much as you can in music painting, or dance. – Ken Robinson

I have always enjoyed mathematics. It is the most precise and concise way of expressing an idea. —N.R. Narayana Murthy

It’s fine to work on any problem, so long as it generates interesting mathematics along the way – even if you don’t solve it at the end of the day. – Andrew Wiles

They shouldn’t be allowed to teach math so early in the morning.

Mathematics is the gate and key to science. – Roger Bacon

I did not, however, commit suicide, because I wished to know more of mathematics.

Math is like going to the gym for your brain. It sharpens your mind. – Danica McKellar

Wherever there is a number, there is beauty. —Proclus

If there is a 50-50 chance that something can go wrong, then 9 times out of 10 it will. – Paul Harvey

Nothing takes place in the world whose meaning is not that of some maximum or minimum.

But in my opinion, all things in nature occur mathematically. – Rene Descartes

Without mathematics, there’s nothing you can do. Everything around you is mathematics. Everything around you is numbers.

Millions saw the apple fall, but Newton asked why. – Bernard Baruch

Mathematics has beauty and romance. It’s not a boring place to be, the mathematical world. It’s an extraordinary place; it’s worth spending time there.

In real life, I assure you, there is no such thing as algebra. – Fran Lebowitz

Mathematics is the most beautiful and most powerful creation of the human spirit. – Stefan Banach

Soon after I began working for the Professor, I realized that he talked about numbers whenever he was unsure of what to say or do. Numbers were also his way of reaching out to the world. They were safe, a source of comfort.

Mathematics is the result of mysterious powers that no one understands, and the unconscious recognition of beauty must play an important part. Out of an infinity of designs a mathematician chooses one pattern for beauty’s sake and pulls it down to earth.

Go down deep into anything and you will find mathematics. —Dean Schlicter

To me, mathematics, computer science, and the arts are insanely related. They’re all creative expressions.

Geometry has two great treasures: the Theorem of Pythagoras and the division of a line into extreme and mean ratios. The first we may compare to a measure of gold; the second we may name a precious jewel.

The important thing to remember about mathematics is not to be frightened – Richard Dawkins

It is the perennial youthfulness of mathematics itself that marks it off with a disconcerting immortality from the other sciences.

Mathematics allows for no hypocrisy and no vagueness. – Stendhal

Mathematics is a hard thing to love. It has the unfortunate habit, like a rude dog, of turning its most unfavorable side towards you when you first make contact with it. – David Whiteland

I think we need more math majors who don’t become mathematicians. More math major doctors, more math major high school teachers, more math major CEOs, more math major senators. But we won’t get there unless we dump the stereotype that math is only worthwhile for kid geniuses.

Mathematics is as much an aspect of culture as it is a collection of algorithms. – Carl Benjamin Boyer

Many who have had an opportunity to know any more about mathematics confuse it with arithmetic and consider it an arid science. In reality, however, it is a science that requires a great amount of imagination.

Mathematics knows no races or geographic boundaries; for mathematics, the cultural world is one country. —David Hilbert

Mathematicians deal with large numbers sometimes, but never in their income

A mathematician who is not also something of a poet will never be a complete mathematician.

Real mathematics must be justified as art if it can be justified at all.

Go down deep enough into anything and you will find mathematics.

Truth is ever to be found in the simplicity, not in the multiplicity and confusion of things. – Isaac Newton

The greatest unsolved theorem in mathematics is why some people are better at it than others. – Adrian Mathesis

Mathematics is on the artistic side, a creation of new rhythms, orders, designs, and harmonies, and on the knowledge side, is a systematic study of various rhythms, and orders. – William L. Schaaf

Life is a math equation. To gain the most, you have to know how to convert negatives into positives.

Mathematics is the result of mysterious powers that no one understands, and the unconscious recognition of beauty must play an important part. Out of an infinity of designs, a mathematician chooses one pattern for beauty’s sake and pulls it down to earth. —Marston Morse

It’s easy to identify people who can’t count to ten. They’re in front of you in the supermarket express lane. – June Henderson

Too large a proportion of recent “mathematical” economics are mere concoctions, as imprecise as the initial assumptions they rest on, which allow the author to lose sight of the complexities and interdependencies of the real world in a maze of pretentious and unhelpful symbols.

Mathematics is a place where you can do things that you can’t do in the real world. – Marcus du Sautoy

I can only play the sport for so long, I have mathematics for the rest of my life. – John Urschel

Mathematics may not teach us to add love or subtract hate, but it gives us hope that every problem has a solution.

Increasingly, mathematics will demand the courage to face its implications.

Scientists too seldom stress the enormity of our ignorance. – Vera Rubin

Mathematics compares the most diverse phenomena and discovers the secret analogies that unite them.

One of the endlessly alluring aspects of mathematics is that its thorniest paradoxes have a way of blooming into beautiful theories.

The chief end of mathematical study must be to make the students think

The study of mathematics, like the Nile, begins in minuteness but ends in magnificence.

You have to spend some energy and effort to see the beauty in math. – Maryam Mirzakhani

Mathematics is not a careful march down a well-cleared highway, but a journey into a strange wilderness, where the explorers often get lost. Rigor should be a signal to the historians that the maps have been made, and the real explorers have gone elsewhere.

The union of the mathematician with the poet, fervor with measure, passion with correctness, this surely is the ideal.

If you stop at general math, then you will only make general money

The pure mathematician, like the musician, is a free creator of his world of ordered beauty.

Why do children dread mathematics? Because of the wrong approach. Because it is looked at as a subject. —Shakuntala Devi

Pure mathematicians just love to try unsolved problems, they love a challenge Wiles

Obvious is the most dangerous word in mathematics.– Eric Temple Bell

Every new body of discovery is mathematical in form because there is no other guidance we can have

There are two ways to do great mathematics. The first is to be smarter than everybody else. The second way is to be stupider than everybody else — but persistent.

I have seen the excitement and energy toward math increase in a profound way with Prodigy. The kids are inspired. They work together, collaborate, and help one another. — Sue Tresselt

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