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Math Quotes Jokes 2


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Math Quotes Jokes 2

  1. 1. <ul><li>&quot;Numbers are the highest degree of knowledge. It is knowledge itself.” </li></ul><ul><li>– Plato </li></ul>
  2. 2. <ul><li>&quot;Perfect numbers like perfect individuals are very rare.” </li></ul><ul><li>-- Descartes </li></ul>
  3. 3. <ul><li>&quot;Wherever there are numbers, there is beauty.&quot; </li></ul><ul><li>-- Proclus </li></ul>
  4. 4. &quot;After years of finding mathematics easy, I finally reached integral calculus and came up against a barrier. I realized that this was as far as I could go, and to this day I have never successfully gone beyond it in any but the most superficial way.” -- Isaac Asimov
  5. 5. &quot;Natural numbers are better for your health.”
  6. 6. &quot;Logic is invincible, because in order to combat logic it is necessary to use logic.&quot; -- Pierre Boatroux
  7. 7. Math Quotes &quot;Music is the pleasure the human mind experiences from counting without being aware that it is counting.&quot; -- Leibniz
  8. 8. Good math teachers are like… <ul><li>Hallmark cards: cares enough to give the best. </li></ul><ul><li>Coke: is the real thing. </li></ul><ul><li>General Electric: has a lot to give. </li></ul><ul><li>Tide: gets the stain out that others leave behind. </li></ul><ul><li>VO-5 hair spray: holds through all kinds of weather. </li></ul>
  9. 9. <ul><li>  “ A good teacher is one-fourth preparation </li></ul><ul><li> and three-fourths theater.” </li></ul><ul><li> -- Godwin, Gail (b. 1937) American writer </li></ul>
  10. 10. &quot;Do not worry too much about your difficulties in mathematics, I can assure you that mine are still greater.&quot; -- Albert Einstein
  11. 11. Math Quotes &quot;The essence of mathematics is not to make simple things complicated, but to make complicated things simple.”
  12. 12. <ul><li>&quot;The advancement and perfection of mathematics are intimately connected with </li></ul><ul><li>the prosperity of the state.&quot; </li></ul><ul><li>-- Napoleon </li></ul>
  13. 13. <ul><li>“ Calculus is the greatest aid we have to the application of physical truth in the broadest sense of the word.” </li></ul><ul><li>-- W. F. Osgood </li></ul>
  14. 14. &quot;Calculus has its limits.”
  15. 15. <ul><li>&quot;Any teacher that can be replaced by a computer should be replaced by a computer.” </li></ul>
  16. 16. <ul><li>&quot;The notion of infinity is our greatest friend; </li></ul><ul><li>it is also the greatest enemy of our peace of mind.&quot; </li></ul><ul><li>-- James Pierpont </li></ul>
  17. 17. <ul><li>“ Good teachers are usually a little crazy.” </li></ul><ul><li> -- Rooney, Andy (b. 1919) American journalist </li></ul><ul><li>  </li></ul>
  18. 18. <ul><li>&quot;Pure mathematics is, in its way, </li></ul><ul><li>the poetry of logical ideas.&quot; </li></ul><ul><li>-- Albert Einstein </li></ul>
  19. 19. &quot;We have to reinvent the wheel every once in a while, not because we need a lot of wheels; but because we need a lot of inventors.&quot; -- Bruce Joyce
  20. 20. &quot;Mathematics is the gate and key to the sciences.&quot; -- Roger Bacon
  21. 21. &quot;All the effects of nature are only mathematical results of a small number of immutable laws.&quot; -- La Place
  22. 22. <ul><li>&quot;Geometry existed before creation.” </li></ul><ul><li>-- Plato </li></ul>
  23. 23. &quot;It is impossible to be a mathematician without being a poet in soul.&quot; -- Sophia Kovalevskaya
  24. 24. <ul><li>&quot;Mathematics is a more powerful instrument of knowledge than any other that has been bequeathed to us by human agency.&quot; </li></ul><ul><li>-- Descartes </li></ul>
  25. 25. &quot;It is easier to square a circle than to get round a mathematician.&quot; -- de Morgan
  26. 26. &quot;There is no branch of mathematics, however abstract, which may not someday be applied to the phenomena of the real world.&quot; -- Nicolai Lobachevsky
  27. 27. &quot;Decimals have a point.&quot;
  28. 28. Math Quotes &quot;An educated mind is, as it were, composed of all the minds of preceding ages.&quot; -- de Fontenelle
  29. 29. &quot;Black holes are where the creator divided by zero.&quot; -- Steven Wright
  30. 30. &quot;Algebra is the intellectual instrument which has been created for rendering clear the quantitative aspects of the world.&quot; -- Alfred North Whitehead
  31. 31. Good math teachers are like… <ul><li>Ivory soap: is 100% pure. </li></ul><ul><li>Cheerios: makes you feel groovy. </li></ul><ul><li>Frosted Flakes: makes you feel gr-r-r-reat. </li></ul><ul><li>Sears: has everything. </li></ul><ul><li>Master Charge: is good for emergencies. </li></ul>
  32. 32. &quot;The mathematician does not study pure mathematics because it is useful; he studies it because he delights in it and he delights in it because it is beautiful.&quot; -- Henri Poincare
  33. 33. <ul><li>&quot;Let no one ignorant of geometry enter here.” </li></ul><ul><li>-- inscription above Plato's Academy </li></ul>
  34. 34. &quot;There is geometry in the humming of the string.&quot; -- Pythagoras
  35. 35. &quot;Beauty in mathematics is seeing the truth without effort.” -- George Polya
  36. 36. <ul><li>&quot;Imagination is more important than knowledge.&quot; </li></ul><ul><li>-- Albert Einstein </li></ul>
  37. 37. <ul><li>&quot;A mathematician is a blind man in a dark room looking for a black cat which isn't there.&quot; </li></ul><ul><li>-- Charles Darwin </li></ul><ul><li>(quoted by Jaime Escalante in the film, STAND and DELIVER) </li></ul>
  38. 38. <ul><li>“ God ever geometrizes.&quot; </li></ul><ul><li>-- Plato </li></ul>
  39. 39. &quot;The pursuit of mathematics is a divine madness of the human spirit.&quot; -- Alfred North Whitehead
  40. 40. &quot;There are no solved problems; there are only problems that are more or less solved.&quot; -- Henri Poincare
  41. 41. &quot;I'm sorry to say that the subject I most disliked was mathematics. I have thought about it. I think the reason was that mathematics leaves no room for argument. If you made a mistake, that was all there was to it.&quot; -- Malcolm X
  42. 42. &quot;He who can properly define and divide is to be considered a god.” -- Plato
  43. 43. &quot;The science of Pure Mathematics, in its modern developments, may claim to be the most original creation of the human spirit.&quot; -- Alfred North Whitehead
  44. 44. &quot;Mathematics is written for mathematicians.” -- Copernicus
  45. 45. &quot;Obvious is the most dangerous word in mathematics.&quot; -- E.T. Bell
  46. 46. <ul><li>&quot;Well done is better than well said.&quot; </li></ul><ul><li>-- Ben Franklin </li></ul>
  47. 47. &quot;Teaching is the royal road to learning.&quot; -- Jassamyn West
  48. 48. &quot;We only think when confronted with a problem.” -- John Dewey
  49. 49. &quot;Polar coordinates aren't just arctic fashions. &quot;
  50. 50. &quot;The union of the mathematician with the poet, fervor with measure, passion with correctness, this surely is the ideal.&quot; -- William James
  51. 51. &quot;I was x years old in the year x^2.” -- Augustus De Morgan (when asked about his age)
  52. 52. Funny Math Test Answer…
  53. 53. <ul><li>&quot;I do not teach, </li></ul><ul><li>I relate.” </li></ul><ul><li>-- Montaigne </li></ul>Michel de Montaigne
  54. 54. <ul><li>&quot;The more you know, </li></ul><ul><li>the less sure you are.” </li></ul><ul><li>-- Voltaire </li></ul>
  55. 55. <ul><li>&quot;The most important questions in life are, </li></ul><ul><li>for the most part, </li></ul><ul><li>really only problems of probability.&quot; </li></ul><ul><li>-- Pierre Simon de La Place </li></ul>
  56. 56. <ul><li>&quot;Life is too short for long division.” </li></ul>
  57. 57. &quot;Mathematics is no more computation than typing is literature.&quot; -- John Allen Paulos
  58. 58. <ul><li> </li></ul><ul><li>&quot;I hear and I forget. </li></ul><ul><li>I see and I remember. </li></ul><ul><li>I do and I understand.&quot; </li></ul><ul><li>-- Chinese Proverb </li></ul>
  59. 59. &quot;Mathematics is not a spectator sport!&quot;