Escher Dilemma

Coming or going, mind the steps!

The mathematical  Art  of M. C. Escher, a Dutch graphic artist
known for his mathematically-inspired woodcuts,
lithographs, and mezzotints

Life is holy puzzle. - Lailah G. Akita

Life is puzzle unsolved. - Santosh Kalwar

Our whole life is solving puzzles. - Erno Rubik

Revolutions never occur in mathematics. - Michael Crowe

I try to figure out the marketing puzzle. - Nelson Peltz

Who in the world am I? Ah, that's the great puzzle. - Lewis Carroll

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

The solution often turns out more beautiful than the puzzle. - Richard Dawkins

Math is like love - a simple idea but it can get complicated. - R. Drabek

"Obvious" is the most dangerous word in mathematics. - Eric T. Bell

Dare to ask questions and seek answers to the puzzles of life. - Lailah G. Akita

If a man's wit be wandering, let him study the mathematics. - Francis Bacon

I look at this life as a puzzle without all the pieces in the box. - Jonathan A. Burkett

When you make weirdness into a puzzle to be solved, you make LOST. - Joseph Fink

An optimist is a man who starts a crossword puzzle with a fountain pen. - Unknown

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

Film is one of the three universal languages, the other two: mathematics and music. - Frank Capra

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

For the things of this world cannot be made known without a knowledge of mathematics. - Roger Bacon

Let us grant that the pursuit of mathematics is a divine madness of the human spirit. - Alfred Whitehead

Writing is mentally stimulating; it's like a puzzle that makes you think all the time. - Stephanie Zimbalist

Mathematics is the cheapest science. All one needs for mathematics is a pencil and a paper. - George Polya

Madness is loving the unsolvable puzzle of your soul and replacing the lost pieces with my own. - Shannon L. Alder

There are 3 kinds of people in this world: those who are good at math, and those who aren't. - Unknown

If I feel unhappy, I do mathematics to become happy. If I am happy, I do mathematics to keep happy. - Alfred Renyi

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

I have a Rubik's Cube for a rearview mirror, because the past is the only time puzzle I can solve. - Jarod Kintz

For the execution of the voyage to the Indies, I did not make use of intelligence, mathematics or maps. - Christopher Columbus

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

Mathematics is distinguished from all other sciences except only ethics, in standing in no need of ethics. - Charles Peirce

My goal as a puzzle designer is to create a meaningful experience for the player, not just 'I solved it.' - Scott Kim

The most painful thing about mathematics is how far away you are from being able to use it after you have learned it. - James Newman

Mathematics is like checkers in being suitable for the young, not too difficult, amusing, and without peril to the state. - Plato

Not every puzzle is intended to be solved. Some are in place to test your limits. Others are, in fact, not puzzles at all. - Vera Nazarian

Understand the key factors in the math behind viral marketing, and use those to figure out what it takes to get viral growth. - David Skok

Returning home is the most difficult part of long-distance hiking. You have grown outside the puzzle and your piece no longer fits. - Cindy Ross

Doctors are saying that each piece of bacon you eat takes 9 minutes off of your life. Based on that math, I should have died in 1732. - Unknown

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

The monkeys solved the puzzle simply because they found it gratifying to solve puzzles. They enjoyed it. The joy of the task was its own reward. - Daniel H. Pink

When I studied graphic design, I learned a valuable lesson: There's no perfect answer to the puzzle, and creativity is a renewable resource. - Biz Stone

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