We teach what we need to learn.  Gloria Steinem Teach us delight in simple things.  Rudyard Kipling Mathematics has beauties of its own.  J.W.A. Young College is a refuge from hasty judgment.  Robert Frost We must teach our children to dream with their eyes open.  Harry Edwards Cauliflower is nothing but cabbage with a college education.  Mark Twain A college education shows a man how little other people know.  T.C. Hailburton "Obvious" is the most dangerous word in mathematics.  Eric T. Bell We shouldn't teach great books; we should teach a love of reading.  B.F. Skinner Cats are intended to teach us that not everything in nature has a function.  Garrison Keillor Like the crest of a peacock, so is mathematics at the head of all knowledge.  Indian Proverb They invented wheelbarrows to teach FAA inspectors to walk on their hind legs.  Martin Caidin 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 It is the supreme art of the teacher to awaken joy in creative expression and knowledge.  Albert Einstein Show me a Jewish boy who doesn't go to medical school and I'll show you a lawyer.  Milton Berle The best teachers are those who show you where to look but don't tell you what to see.  Alexandra K. Trenfor 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 If I were starting out again today, I would look for an opportunity that is going to teach me something.  Joe Segal The role of the teacher is to create the conditions for invention rather than provide readymade knowledge.  Seymour Papert I played basketball in high school, and I love watching sports  I'll watch everything except maybe hockey.  Andy Roddick It is books that teach us to refine our pleasures when young, and to recall them with satisfaction when we are old.  Leigh Hunt 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 The best teacher is the one who suggests rather than dogmatizes and inspires his listener with the wish to teach himself.  Edward BulwerLytton 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 went to a Catholic boys' school for a year, but that was to play hockey. Religion class was quite contentious for me.  Keanu Reeves A formal manipulator in mathematics often experiences the discomforting feeling that his pencil surpasses him in intelligence.  Howard Eves 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 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 As far as the laws of mathematics refer to reality, they are not certain; and as far as they are certain, they do not refer to reality.  Albert Einstein 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 The advantage is that mathematics is a field in which one's blunders tend to show very clearly and can be corrected or erased with a stroke of the pencil.  Norbert Wiener Religions that teach brotherly love have been used as an excuse for persecution, and our profoundest scientific insight is made into a means of mass destruction.  Bertrand Russell If you want to surf, move to Hawaii. If you like to shop, move to New York. If you like acting and Hollywood, move to California. But if you like college football, move to Texas.  Ricky Williams There are two kinds of teachers: the kind that fill you with so much quail shot that you can't move, and the kind that just gives you a little prod behind and you jump to the skies.  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