Math Quotes

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.
– Albert Einstein

I never did very well in math I could never seem to persuade the teacher that I hadn’t meant my answers literally.
– Calvin Trillin

If a healthy minded person takes an interest in science, he gets busy with his mathematics and haunts the laboratory.
– W.S. Franklin

The real voyage of discovery consists not in seeking new landscapes but in having new eyes.
– Marcel Proust

Your work is to discover your work and then with all your heart to give yourself to it.
– Buddha

If a man hasn’t found something he will die for, he isn’t fit to live.
– Martin Luther King, Jr.

The pursuit of mathematics is a divine madness of the human spirit.
– Alfred North

Small deeds done are better than great deeds planned.
– Peter Marshall

Perfect numbers like perfect men are very rare.
– Descartes

Imagination is more important than knowledge.
– Albert Einstein

Well done is better than well said.
– Ben Franklin

One can always reason with reason.
– Anonymous

What is algebra exactly; is it those three-cornered things ?
– Anonymous

In mathematics you don’t understand things. You just get used to them.
– Anonymous

God exists since mathematics is consistent, and the Devil exists since we cannot prove it.
– Anonymous

“Obvious” is the most dangerous word in mathematics.
– Anonymous

Twelve for 23… It doesn’t take a genius to see that’s under 50 percent.
– Anonymous

The mathematics is not there till we put it there.
– Anonymous

2 is not equal to 3 – not even for very large values of 2.
– Anonymous

Mathematics is the handwriting on the human consciousness of the very Spirit of Life itself.
– Anonymous