Math Quotes

"Pure mathematics is, in its way, the poetry of logical ideas." - Albert Einstein "Mathematics is the language in which God has written the universe." - Galileo Galilei "Mathematics is the most beautiful and most powerful creation of the human spirit." - Stefan Banach "Mathematics is the music of reason." - James Joseph Sylvester "In mathematics, the art of proposing a question must be held of higher value than solving it." - Georg Cantor "The essence of mathematics is not to make simple things complicated, but to make complicated things simple." - S. Gudder "Mathematics is the door and key to the sciences." - Roger Bacon "Mathematics is not about numbers, equations, computations or algorithms: it is about understanding." - William Paul Thurston "Pure mathematics is like a sculpture, where ideas are the raw marble and the mathematician is the sculptor." - Gian-Carlo Rota "Mathematics is the study of patterns." - Ron Graham "The only way to learn mathematics is to do mathematics." - Paul Halmos "Mathematics is the language with which God has written the universe." - Galileo Galilei "Mathematics is the queen of the sciences." - Carl Friedrich Gauss "Mathematics is not a careful march down a well-cleared highway, but a journey into a strange wilderness, where the explorers often get lost." - W. S. Anglin "Mathematics is the science of patterns, and nature is the ultimate expression of patterns." - Michael Schneider "Mathematics is the foundation of all sciences and engineering." - Leonard Kleinrock "Mathematics is the science which draws necessary conclusions." - Benjamin Peirce "Mathematics is the science of logical reasoning and deduction, and its symbols and formulas are the language in which we express our thoughts." - Harold Scott MacDonald Coxeter "Mathematics is the key and door to the sciences." - Galileo Galilei "Mathematics is a game played according to certain rules with meaningless marks on paper." - David Hilbert "Mathematics is not about numbers, equations, or algorithms, but about understanding." - Paul Lockhart "The study of mathematics is apt to commence in disappointment." - Alfred North Whitehead "Mathematics is a tool for reasoning about quantitative information." - Andrew Wiles "The mathematics is not there till we put it there." - Arthur Eddington "Mathematics is the science that deals with the logic of shape, quantity, and arrangement." - Marcus du Sautoy