Quotes in Mathematics

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'.

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

The mathematics is not there till we put it there.

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

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

I went off to college planning to major in math or philosophy-- of course, both those ideas are really the same idea.

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Statistics is, or should be, about scientific investigation and how to do it better, but many statisticians believe it is a branch of mathematics.

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Dividing one number by another is mere computation; figuring out what you should divide by what is mathematics.