James R. Rogers, B.S., M.A., M.Ed.

Mathematics is one of the two things we know in this universe about any other universe.--James R. Rogers

Mathematics, rightly viewed, possesses not only truth, but supreme beauty; a beauty cold and austere, like that of sculpture ....--Bertrand Russell

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

... the things of this world cannot be made known without a knowledge of mathematics ....--Roger Bacon

Mathematics is the queen of the sciences.--Carl Friedrich Gauss

While scientists regard mathematics as mere measure for physical phenomena, pure mathematicians regard physical phenomena as mere symbols for mathematical ideas.--James R. Rogers

The science of pure mathematics ... may claim to be the most original creation of the human spirit.--Alfred North Whitehead

Anyone who cannot cope with mathematics is not fully human.--Robert A. Heinlein

The highest form of pure thought is in mathematics ....--Plato

... there is no permanent place in the world for ugly mathematics.--G. H. Hardy

If in other sciences we should arrive at certainty without doubt and truth without error, it behooves us to place the foundations of knowledge in mathematics.--Roger Bacon

Pure mathematics--may it never be of any use to anyone.--Henry Smith

By divine right mathematics is the queen of thought, and brought to us by her twin bearers science and symbol, she comes true and elegant and absolute into our minds.--James R. Rogers

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

Mathematics allows for no hypocrisy and no vagueness.--Stendhal

The essence of mathematics is not to make simple things complicated, but to make complicated things simple.--S. Gudder

There are things which seem incredible to most men who have not studied mathematics.--Aristotle

In mathematics you don't understand things; you just get used to them.--John von Neumann

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.--Bertrand Russell

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

Calculus math makes the back of my neck hot.--Mrs. James R. Rogers

Math is like learning a foreign language, Marcie. No matter what you say, it's going to be wrong anyway!--Peppermint Patty in Peanuts by Charles Schulz

All that is necessary for the triumph of evil is that good men do nothing.--Edmund Burke

All that is necessary for the triumph of evil is that good men do evil.--a good man




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