# Top Reasons To Be A Math Teacher

## Sines of great teaching at Grove City College

10 - You know all the angles
9 - Life always adds up
8 - You know all the pi jokes
7 - Irrational is not so bad
6 - Infinity and beyond... been there, done that
5 - It’s OK to be obtuse
4 - You always knew your raise would be an imaginary number
3 - You can do the math
2 - You believe in a Higher Power
1 - You’ve got the best pickup line: “What’s your sine?”

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There is no royal road to geometry. - Euclid

Mathematics has beauties of its own. - J.W.A. Young

I graduated first in my class from alibi school. - Jeffrey McDaniel

I've won at every level, except college and pro. - Shaquille O'Neal

Pure mathematics, may it never be of any use to anyone. - Henry Smith

I am an expert in Higher Level Math: You + God = Enough - Zig Ziglar

Math, it's a puzzle to me. I love figuring out puzzles. - Maya Lin

Dear Math: I'm not a therapist. Solve your own problems. - Unknown

Politics is for the present, but an equation is for eternity. - Albert Einstein

Mathematics is the science which uses easy words for hard ideas. - James Roy Newman

I am a great fan of science, but I cannot do a quadratic equation. - Terry Pratchett

God made the Idiot for practice, and then He made the School Board. - Mark Twain

I was a great student at a great school, Wharton School of Finance. - Donald Trump

Science is a differential equation. Religion is a boundary condition. - Alan Turing

Law school is the opposite of sex. Even when it's good it's lousy. - Unknown

Perhaps the most surprising thing about mathematics is that it is so surprising. - E.C. Titchmarsh

Someone told me that each equation I included in the book would halve the sales. - Stephen Hawking

If you took love out of the equation, I wouldn't know what else to write about. - Nick Cave

Life is good for only two things: discovering mathematics and teaching mathematics. - Simeon Poisson

I had a terrible education. I attended a school for emotionally disturbed teachers. - Woody Allen

The college graduate is presented with a sheepskin to cover his intellectual nakedness. - Robert M. Hutchins

I can get motivated seeing a kid at my son's school overcome a learning disability. - Jason Alexander

I like to crack the jokes now and again, but it's only because I struggle with math. - Tina Fey

Show me a Jewish boy who doesn't go to medical school and I'll show you a lawyer. - Milton Berle

If everybody in the world dropped out of school, we would have a much more intelligent society. - Jaden Smith

It's not uncommon to see kids on the school bus reading books and doing homework on the bus. - Anthony Amero

I must study politics and war that my sons may have the liberty to study mathematics and philosophy. - John Adams

I had a feeling once about mathematics – that I saw it all... but it was after dinner and I let it go. - Winston Churchill

Smartness runs in my family. When I went to school I was so smart my teacher was in my class for five years. - George Burns

Stand firm in your refusal to remain conscious during algebra. In real life there is no such thing as algebra. - Fran Lebowitz

It used to take me all vacation to grow a new hide in place of the one they flogged off me during school term. - Mark Twain

We women know how to take care of everybody so well. But the one person we have written out of the equation is us. - Suze Orman

In my last year of school, I was voted Class Optimist and Class Pessimist. Looking back, I realize I was only half right. - Jack Nicholson

Many training programs and often schools focus on just a skill or a kind of work competency. That's only half the equation. - Gerald Chertavian

Mathematics takes us into the region of absolute necessity, to which not only the actual word, but every possible word, must conform. - Bertrand Russell

My son really has the spirit of Valentine's Day. When he was in college, he used to send his mother a heart-shaped box of laundry. - Milton Berle

You can't be afraid of getting old. Old is good, if you're gathering in life. Our band is good at understanding that equation. - Bruce Springsteen

As far as the laws of mathematics refer to reality, they are not certain; and as far as they are certain, they do not refer to reality. - Albert Einstein

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 began to seem too much like puzzle solving. Physics is puzzle solving, too, but of puzzles created by nature, not by the mind of man. - Maria G. Mayer

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