Today's scientists have substituted mathematics for experiments, and they wander off through equation after equation, and eventually build a structure which has no relation to reality. Nikola Tesla

Today's scientists have substituted mathematics for experiments, and they wander off through equation after equation, and eventually build a structure which has no relation to reality.

Do not worry about your difficulties in Mathematics. I can assure you mine are still greater. Albert Einstein

Do not worry about your difficulties in Mathematics. I can assure you mine are still greater.

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

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.

It is mathematics that offers the exact natural sciences a certain measure of security which, without mathematics, they could not attain. Albert Einstein

It is mathematics that offers the exact natural sciences a certain measure of security which, without mathematics, they could not attain.

In mathematics you don't understand things. You just get used to them. Johann von Neumann

In mathematics you don't understand things. You just get used to them.

Proof is the idol before whom the pure mathematician tortures himself. Sir Arthur Eddington

Proof is the idol before whom the pure mathematician tortures himself.

The actual infinite arises in three contexts: first when it is realized in the most complete form, in a fully independent otherworldly being, in Deo, where I call it the Absolute Infinite or simply Absolute; second when it occurs in the contingent, created world; third when the mind grasps it in abstracto as a mathematical magnitude, number or order type. Georg Cantor

The actual infinite arises in three contexts: first when it is realized in the most complete form, in a fully independent otherworldly being, in Deo, where I call it the Absolute Infinite or simply Absolute; second when it occurs in the contingent, created world; third when the mind grasps it in abstracto as a mathematical magnitude, number or order type.

We used to think that if we knew one, we knew two, because one and one are two. We are finding that we must learn a great deal more about 'and'. Sir Arthur Eddington

We used to think that if we knew one, we knew two, because one and one are two. We are finding that we must learn a great deal more about 'and'.

The mathematics is not there till we put it there. Sir Arthur Eddington

The mathematics is not there till we put it there.

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

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

What I assert and believe to have demonstrated in this and earlier works is that following the finite there is a transfinite (which one could also call the supra-finite), that is an unbounded ascending lader of definite modes, which by their nature are not finite but infinite, but which just like the finite can be determined by well-defined and distinguishable numbers. Georg Cantor

What I assert and believe to have demonstrated in this and earlier works is that following the finite there is a transfinite (which one could also call the supra-finite), that is an unbounded ascending lader of definite modes, which by their nature are not finite but infinite, but which just like the finite can be determined by well-defined and distinguishable numbers.

It is the perennial youthfulness of mathematics itself which marks it off with a disconcerting immortality from the other sciences. Eric Temple Bell

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

Equations are just the boring part of mathematics. I attempt to see things in terms of geometry. Stephen Hawking

Equations are just the boring part of mathematics. I attempt to see things in terms of geometry.

Let us grant that the pursuit of mathematics is a divine madness of the human spirit, a refuge from the goading urgency of contingent happenings. Alfred North Whitehead

Let us grant that the pursuit of mathematics is a divine madness of the human spirit, a refuge from the goading urgency of contingent happenings.

These will be computer related courses taught by departments in the College, not by computer science. So an example of that kind of course would be a digital music course or a certain mathematics course. Thomas Horton

These will be computer related courses taught by departments in the College, not by computer science. So an example of that kind of course would be a digital music course or a certain mathematics course.

There is an astonishing imagination, even in the science of mathematics... We repeat, there was far more imagination in the head of Archimedes than in that of Homer. Voltaire

There is an astonishing imagination, even in the science of mathematics... We repeat, there was far more imagination in the head of Archimedes than in that of Homer.

Everyone knows what a curve is, until he has studied enough mathematics to become confused through the countless number of possible exceptions. Felix Klein

Everyone knows what a curve is, until he has studied enough mathematics to become confused through the countless number of possible exceptions.

In mathematics the art of asking questions is more valuable than solving problems. Georg Cantor

In mathematics the art of asking questions is more valuable than solving problems.

The essence of mathematics lies in its freedom. Georg Cantor

The essence of mathematics lies in its freedom.

A lot of thinking, mathematics and talk. Charles Townes

A lot of thinking, mathematics and talk.

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