Math Quotes

Mathematical Quotes

“If you don’t like your analyst, see your local algebraist!” Gert Almkvist “logloglog n has been proved to go to infinity, but has never been observed to do so.” “Anyone can count the seeds in an apple, but no one can count the apples in a seed.” “It is my experience that proofs involving matrices …

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What is a mathematician?

Here are some quotes from famous people regarding mathematicians: A mathematician is a device for turning coffee into theorems. (Paul ErdÅ‘s) A mathematician is a blind man in a dark room looking for a black cat which isn’t there. (Charles Darwin) A person who can, within a year, solve x2 – 92y2 = 1 is …

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Happy birthday Hawking, happy death day Galileo

Just a note that today is Stephen Hawking’s birthday and also Galileo’s death day. Galileo Galilei Born: Feb 15th, 1564 (Pisa) Died: Jan 8th, 1642 (Arcetri) Stephen William Hawking Born: Jan 8th, 1942 (Oxford)Died: Should have died five decades ago. Hawking’s birth occurred on the 300th anniversary of Galileo’s death! Hawking says, “Galileo, perhaps more …

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