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Mathematicians are like Frenchmen: whatever you say to them they translate into their own language, and forthwith it is something entirely different.

Johann Wolfgang von Goethe

You need forensic mathematicians, artists and psychologists as well as scientists. We're learning a little bit about all of it.

Jeff Abraham

Mathematicians stand on each other's shoulders.

Carl Friedrich Gauss

Physicists are more like avant-garde composers, willing to bend traditional rules... Mathematicians are more like classical composers.

Brian Greene

The greatest mathematicians, as Archimedes, Newton, and Gauss, always united theory and applications in equal measure.

Felix Klein