Everything is physics and math.  Katherine Johnson There is no royal road to geometry.  Euclid Mathematics: the only subject that counts.  Unknown Pedestrian: a man whose son is home from college.  Unknown Mathematics knows no races or geographic boundaries.  David Hilbert I've won at every level, except college and pro.  Shaquille O'Neal Know your lines and don't bump into the furniture.  Spencer Tracy A college education shows a man how little other people know.  T.C. Hailburton "Obvious" is the most dangerous word in mathematics.  Eric T. Bell Example is the school of mankind, and they will learn at no other.  Edmund Burke I am a great fan of science, but I cannot do a quadratic equation.  Terry Pratchett I was a great student at a great school, Wharton School of Finance.  Donald Trump I don't want to send them to jail. I want to send them to school.  Adlai Stevenson College is a place to keep warm between high school and an early marriage.  George Gobel Law school is the opposite of sex. Even when it's good it's lousy.  Unknown Like the crest of a peacock, so is mathematics at the head of all knowledge.  Indian Proverb 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 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 In one equation you can solve all the puzzles of life. It is the equation of giving.  Amit Ray For the things of this world cannot be made known without a knowledge of mathematics.  Roger Bacon The college graduate is presented with a sheepskin to cover his intellectual nakedness.  Robert M. Hutchins I like to crack the jokes now and again, but it's only because I struggle with math.  Tina Fey Nothing changes the gender equation more significantly than women's economic freedom.  Gloria Steinem If everybody in the world dropped out of school, we would have a much more intelligent society.  Jaden Smith In school, every period ends with a bell. Every sentence ends with a period. Every crime ends with a sentence.  Steven Wright Mathematics is like checkers in being suitable for the young, not too difficult, amusing, and without peril to the state.  Plato 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 I went to a Catholic boys' school for a year, but that was to play hockey. Religion class was quite contentious for me.  Keanu Reeves It is the studying you do after your school days that really counts. Otherwise, you know only that which everyone else knows.  Henry L. Doherty A formal manipulator in mathematics often experiences the discomforting feeling that his pencil surpasses him in intelligence.  Howard Eves I think sleeping was my problem in school. If school had started at four in the afternoon, I'd be a college graduate today.  George Foreman 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.  Rene Descartes 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 heartshaped box of laundry.  Milton Berle 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 Risk and failure is a part of our equation, and if you are seeing too little failure, you are actually probably not taking enough risks.  Peter Barris I tell them that if they will occupy themselves with the study of mathematics they will find it the best remedy against the lusts of the flesh.  Thomas Mann The best way to meet a woman is in an emergency situation  if you're in a shipwreck, or you find yourself behind enemy lines, or in a flood.  Mark Helprin see also College, Illusion & Puzzle Sections 
