Mathematics knows no races or geographic boundaries.  David Hilbert Mathematics has given economics rigor, but alas, also mortis.  Robert Heilbroner "Obvious" is the most dangerous word in mathematics.  Eric T. Bell 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 Example is the school of mankind, and they will learn at no other.  Edmund Burke In mathematics, you don't understand things. You just get used to them.  John von Neumann Like the crest of a peacock, so is mathematics at the head of all knowledge.  Indian Proverb Mathematics consists of proving the most obvious thing in the least obvious way.  George Polya 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 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 When I was in high school, I earned the pimple award and every other grossout award.  Jack Nicholson 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 Mathematics is the cheapest science. All one needs for mathematics is a pencil and a paper.  George Polya Do not worry about your difficulties in mathematics. I can assure you mine are still greater.  Albert Einstein It's not uncommon to see kids on the school bus reading books and doing homework on the bus.  Anthony Amero If a young person has any idealism at all, it's strongest about the time he finishes college.  Sargent Shriver Anyone who has been to an English public school will always feel comparatively at home in prison.  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 For the execution of the voyage to the Indies, I did not make use of intelligence, mathematics or maps.  Christopher Columbus Mathematics is distinguished from all other sciences except only ethics, in standing in no need of ethics.  Charles Peirce 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 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 What if the kid you bullied at school, grew up, and turned out to be the only surgeon who could save your life?  Lynette Mather I played basketball in high school, and I love watching sports  I'll watch everything except maybe hockey.  Andy Roddick The chief reason for going to school is to get the impression fixed for life that there is a book side for everything.  Robert Frost There are advantages to being President. The day after I was elected, I had my high school grades classified Top Secret.  Ronald Reagan 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 Mathematics is indeed dangerous in that it absorbs students to such a degree that it dulls their senses to everything else.  Prinz zu HohlenloheIngelfingen Kraft 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 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 A man who has never gone to school may steal from a freight car; but if he has a university education, he may steal the whole railroad.  Theodore Roosevelt Mathematics is not a careful march down a wellcleared 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.  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