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Everything is physics and math. - Katherine Johnson

There is no royal road to geometry. - Euclid

Mathematics: the only subject that counts. - Unknown

I go to school the youth to learn the future. - Robert Frost

I graduated first in my class from alibi school. - Jeffrey McDaniel

I've won at every level, except college and pro. - Shaquille O'Neal

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

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

Mathematics has given economics rigor, but alas, also mortis. - Robert Heilbroner

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

Well, another day has passed and I didn't use Algebra once. - Unknown

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

God made the Idiot for practice, and then He made the School Board. - Mark Twain

Science is a differential equation. Religion is a boundary condition. - Alan Turing

College is a place to keep warm between high school and an early marriage. - George Gobel

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

Someone told me that each equation I included in the book would halve the sales. - Stephen Hawking

To be safe at the expense of the liberty of other people is a difficult equation. - Madeleine Albright

If you took love out of the equation, I wouldn't know what else to write about. - Nick Cave

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

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

The college graduate is presented with a sheepskin to cover his intellectual nakedness. - Robert M. Hutchins

I can get motivated seeing a kid at my son's school overcome a learning disability. - Jason Alexander

Do not worry about your difficulties in mathematics. I can assure you mine are still greater. - Albert Einstein

Learning by doing, peer-to-peer teaching, and computer simulation are all part of the same equation. - Nicholas Negroponte

You learn how to be book smart in school, but you better not forget that you also need to be street smart. - Harvey Mackay

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

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

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

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

Amazingly when you add life and consciousness to the equation you can actually explain some of the biggest puzzles of science. - Robert Lanza

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

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 began to seem too much like puzzle solving. Physics is puzzle solving, too, but of puzzles created by nature, not by the mind of man. - Maria G. Mayer

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

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