# 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

Life is puzzle unsolved. - Santosh Kalwar

Our whole life is solving puzzles. - Erno Rubik

Golf is a puzzle without an answer. - Gary Player

Revolutions never occur in mathematics. - Michael Crowe

Mathematics: the only subject that counts. - Unknown

Once I get on a puzzle, I can't get off. - Richard P. Feynman

The art of simplicity is a puzzle of complexity. - Douglas Horton

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

Finding your style is like putting puzzle pieces together. - Lara Spencer

The problems of puzzles are very near the problems of life. - Erno Rubik

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

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

"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

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

Like the crest of a peacock, so is mathematics at the head of all knowledge. - Indian Proverb

Marriage is very difficult. It's like a 5,000-piece jigsaw puzzle, all sky. - Cathy Ladman

Mathematics consists of proving the most obvious thing in the least obvious way. - George Polya

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

Sometimes the hardest pieces of a puzzle to assemble, are the ones missing from the box. - Dixie Waters

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

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

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

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

I'm taking memory power boost tablets to help me every day and doing the puzzles to help me stay focused. - Terry Bradshaw

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

Mathematics may be compared to a mill of exquisite workmanship, which grinds your stuff to any degree of fineness. - Thomas Huxley

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

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

A formal manipulator in mathematics often experiences the discomforting feeling that his pencil surpasses him in intelligence. - Howard Eves

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

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