# 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

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Life is holy puzzle. - Lailah G. Akita

A puzzle is not a dead-end. - Lewis N. Roe

Our whole life is solving puzzles. - Erno Rubik

Golf is a puzzle without an answer. - Gary Player

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

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

Mathematics knows no races or geographic boundaries. - David Hilbert

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

I write puzzles and mysteries. Nothing too highfalutin. - Michael Connelly

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

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

Love ceases to be a puzzle the moment you find the missing piece. - Olaotan Fawehinmi

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

I don't use simple words. I make games and puzzles with my songs. - Lisa Loeb

In mathematics, you don't understand things. You just get used to them. - John von Neumann

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

In one equation you can solve all the puzzles of life. It is the equation of giving. - Amit Ray

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

My favorite puzzle is trying to work out the parts myself, after all it is a solo effort. - Adrian Belew

Mathematics is a game played according to certain simple rules with meaningless marks on paper. - David Hilbert

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

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

I'm a games and theory king of guy. I love puzzles, so it was fun dissecting Shakespeare's prose. - Neil Patrick Harris

You can go your whole life and not need math or physics for a minute, but the ability to tell a joke is always handy. - Garrison Keillor

People who work crossword puzzles know that if they stop making progress, they should put the puzzle down for a while. - Marilyn vos Savant

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

The problem is that we always look for the missing piece of the puzzle instead of finding a place for the one in our hand. - Alina Radoi

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

We are all important parts of a much larger system, pieces of the universe's puzzle that would not be complete without us. - Russell E. Dobda

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

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 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

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 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

If it's green, it's biology. If it stinks, it's chemistry. If it has numbers, it's math. If it doesn't work, it's technology. - Unknown