135 Equation Quotes To Inspire You

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The Most Famous Equation Quotes (Best in 2024)

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An equation means nothing to me unless it expresses a thought of God. — Srinivasa Ramanujan

In order to solve this differential equation you look at it until a solution occurs to you. — George Polya

Algebra is nothing more than geometry, in words; geometry is nothing more than algebra, in pictures. — Sophie Germain

The desire to economize time and mental effort in arithmetical computations, and to eliminate human liability to error is probably as old as the science of arithmetic itself. — Howard Aiken

Equality is of two kinds, numerical and proportional; by the first I mean sameness of equality in number or size; by the second, equality of ratios. — Aristotle

One cannot escape the feeling that these mathematical formulas have an independent existence and an intelligence of their own, that they are wiser than we are, wiser even than their discoverers. — Heinrich Hertz

Mathematics is the cheapest science. Unlike physics or chemistry, it does not require any expensive equipment. All one needs for mathematics is a pencil and paper. — George Polya

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Politics is for the present, but an equation is for eternity. — Albert Einstein

I am unable to think of any critical, complex human activity that could be safely reduced to a simple summary equation. — Jerome Powell

Without mathematics, there’s nothing you can do. Everything around you is mathematics. Everything around you is numbers. — Shakuntala Devi

Short Equation Quotes

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  • Ignorance leads to fear, fear leads to hate, and hate leads to violence. This is the equation. — Averroes
  • Science is a differential equation. Religion is a boundary condition. — Alan Turing
  • Man's idea of God, and a God's collusion, is an essential part of the equation to wage war. — Ralph Steadman
  • There is no award for suffering the most, but most people equate suffering with success. — Alex Hormozi
  • More violence does not necessarily equate with greater religious conviction. — Maajid Nawaz
  • Learning by doing, peer-to-peer teaching, and computer simulation are all part of the same equation. — Nicholas Negroponte
  • Many business leaders still believe that time on-task equates to productivity. — Matthew Walker
  • With the possible exception of the equator, everything begins somewhere. — Peter Robert Fleming
  • It is more important to have beauty in one's equations than to have them fit experiment. — Paul Dirac
  • Mathematics is not about numbers, equations, computations, or algorithms: it is about understanding. — William Thurston

Top 10 Equation Quotes

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Ignorance leads to fear, fear leads to hate, and hate leads to violence. This is the equation. — Averroes

An equation means nothing to me unless it expresses a thought of God. — Srinivasa Ramanujan

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

I have made the most important discovery of my career, the most important discovery of my life: It is only in the mysterious equations of love that any logic or reasons can be found. — John Forbes Nash

Man's idea of God, and a God's collusion, is an essential part of the equation to wage war. — Ralph Steadman

There is no award for suffering the most, but most people equate suffering with success. — Alex Hormozi

Today's scientists have substituted mathematics for experiments, and they wander off through equation after equation, and eventually build a structure which has no relation to reality. — Nikola Tesla

More violence does not necessarily equate with greater religious conviction. — Maajid Nawaz

In order to solve this differential equation you look at it until a solution occurs to you. — George Polya

Our universe is the product of masterful design. The designer doesn’t run the show; the equations he designed do. — Mo Gawdat

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Equation quote by Alan Turing

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

Math Equation Quotes

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The mathematical sciences particularly exhibit order symmetry and limitations; and these are the greatest forms of the beautiful. — Aristotle

If equations are trains threading the landscape of numbers, then no train stops at pi. — Richard Preston

Geometry is the science of correct reasoning on incorrect figures. — George Polya

You know the best thing about competition? There's this whole strategy game, and when it all works out its like solving that hard math equation. You finally get the answer and you're so happy. — Shaun White

Yes, we now have to divide up our time like that, between politics and our equations. But to me our equations are far more important, for politics are only a matter of present concern. A mathematical equation stands forever. — Albert Einstein

The principle is so perfectly general that no particular application of it is possible. — George Polya

Math is the language of the universe. So the more equations you know, the more you can converse with the cosmos. — Neil deGrasse Tyson

What is the difference between method and device? A method is a device which you use twice. — George Polya

When I got to college, I was intending to study film. But I found that my brain was feeling mushy, so I took a few math classes. I started doing really well at them, and solving equations was this, like, drug rush. — Danica McKellar

As convenient as that would be to make it easier to communicate with more prolific musicians, I don't want to think of music like a math equation. — Blake Judd

Life Equation Quotes

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Architecture is a small piece of this human equation, but for those of us who practice it, we believe in its potential to make a difference, to enlighten and to enrich the human experience, to penetrate the barriers of misunderstandin g and provide a beautiful context for life's drama. — Frank Gehry

To solve the human equation, we need to add love, subtract hate, multiply good, and divide between truth and error. — Janet Coleman

Only the fairy tale equates changelessness with happiness...Permanence means paralysis and death. Only, in movement, with all its pain, is life. — Jacob Burckhardt

I am a human being, not a human doing. Don't equate your self-worth with how well you do things in life. You aren't what you do. If you are what you do, then when you don't . . , you aren't. — Wayne Dyer

You are not 'in the now;' you are the now. That is your essential identity-the only thing that never changes. Life is always now. Now is consciousness. And consciousness is who you are. That's the equation. — Eckhart Tolle

Life cannot be calculated. That's the big mistake our civilization made. We never accepted that randomness is not a mistake in the equation -- it is part of the equation. — Jeanette Winterson

What can a pencil do for all of us? Amazing things. It can write transcendent poetry, uplifting music, or life-changing equations; it can sketch the future, give life to untold beauty, and communicate the full-force of our love and aspirations. — Adam Braun

Life is not an orderly progression, self-contained like a musical scale or a quadratic equation... If one is to record one's life truthfully, one must aim at getting into the record of it something of the disorderly discontinuity which makes it so absurd, unpredictable, bearable. — Leonard Woolf

Ah, paths of the soul, mysterious ways of the heart! One must walk their full lengths before facing the supreme equation of Eternal Life. It is essential for you to live all their conflicts and to know them fully in the long process of spiritual ascension. — Andre Luiz Moreira

The equation of animal and vegetable life is too complicated a problem for human intelligence to solve, and we can never know how wide a circle of disturbance we produce in the harmonies of nature when we throw the smallest pebble into the ocean of organic life. — George Perkins Marsh

The God Equation Quotes

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If God has made the world a perfect mechanism, He has at least conceded so much to our imperfect intellect that in order to predict little parts of it, we need not solve innumerable differential equations, but can use dice with fair success. — Max Born

Don't equate the presence of God with a good mood or a pleasant temperament. God is near whether you are happy or not. — Max Lucado

Faith is not logical. But it isn't illogical either. Faith is theological. It does not ignore reality; it just adds God into the equation. — Mark Batterson

Praying for revival equates to blaming God for the condition of your local church. — Andy Stanley

We already know the limits of Einstein's theories. From the centers of black holes at the very beginning of the universe - we call these singularities - Einstein's equations fail. In fact, people have joked that's where God is dividing by zero. — Neil deGrasse Tyson

One of the fundamental points about religious humility is you say you don't know about the ultimate judgment. It's beyond your judgment. And if you equate God's judgment with your judgment, you have a wrong religion. — Reinhold Niebuhr

There is something so mysterious that it is almost like God. God is in the equations. God is in the fundamental constants. And that's fine. I mean, that's just redefinition of that which we find mysterious at the basis of the universe. — Richard Dawkins

Where the search for the truth is conducted with a wink and a nod And where power and position are equated with the grace of God These times are famine for the soul while for the senses it's a feast From the edge of my country, as far as you see, looking east — Jackson Browne

Not one of the first six [U.S.] presidents was an orthodox Christian. Most of the founders were Deists, who "doubted that Christ was a god" and equated God with "the power behind nature, as discerned by science." — Robert Sherrill

So close was Christ's connection with God that he equated a man's attitude to himself with the man's attitude to God. — John Stott

Happiness Equation Quotes

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Love is not an equation, it is not a contract, and it is not a happy ending. Love is the slate under the chalk, the ground that buildings rise, and the oxygen in the air. It is the place you come back to, no matter where your headed — Jodi Picoult

Our society's values are being corrupted by advertising's insistence on the equation: youth equals popularity, popularity equals success, success equals happiness. — John Fisher, 1st Baron Fisher

The moment love is equated with happiness, it is satisfied — and is no longer love. The satisfied, the happy ones, do not love; they fall asleep in habit, near neighbor to annihilation. — Miguel de Unamuno

Happiness just wasn't part of the job description back then. You tried to find a helpmate to keep the cold wind and dogs at bay. Happiness just wasn't part of the equation. Survival was. — Robin Green

I do not equate productivity to happiness. For most people, happiness in life is a massive amount of achievement plus a massive amount of appreciation. And you need both of those things. — Tim Ferriss

When I think of someone equating poems and machines, it makes me feel like that person would like poems to have a more obvious use value in society. They're not happy with poetry being this ephemeral, indefinable thing. They want it to be "real." — Elaine Equi

Sensitivity is equated with weakness. Feelings are for women. It's OK to express happiness or anger, but it's not OK to feel fear or sadness. This gets exaggerated in prison. — James Fox

A simple equation for the production of successful art work is lots of reference material plus lots of art supplies equals lots of painting happiness. — Robert Genn

The thing is, when I had my first success it did coincide with the end of my first marriage, and because I went on to have a very, very unhappy two years, I don't think I equate career success with personal happiness. — Sayings

If you equate happiness with success, you will never achieve the amount of success necessary to make you happy. — Dennis Prager

Mathematical Equations Quotes

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If others would but reflect on mathematical truths as deeply and as continuously as I have, they would make my discoveries. — Carl Friedrich Gauss

The fundamental laws necessary for the mathematical treatment of a large part of physics and the whole of chemistry are thus completely known, and the difficulty lies only in the fact that application of these laws leads to equations that are too complex to be solved. — Paul Dirac

Love and you shall be loved. All love is mathematically just, as much as the two sides of an algebraic equation. — Ralph Waldo Emerson

Investment success cannot be captured in a mathematical equation or a computer program. — Seth Klarman

The world looks like a multiplication-table, or a mathematical equation, which, turn it how you will, balances itself. — Ralph Waldo Emerson

Equations are just the boring part of mathematics. I attempt to see things in terms of geometry. — Stephen Hawking

It [the depression] was not accidental. It was a carefully contrived occurrence worked out as one works out a mathematical equation. The international bankers sought to bring about a condition of despair here so that they might emerge as the rulers of us all. — Louis Thomas McFadden

The emphasis on mathematical methods seems to be shifted more towards combinatorics and set theory - and away from the algorithm of differential equations which dominates mathematical physics. — John Von Neumann

Among all of the mathematical disciplines the theory of differential equations is the most important... It furnishes the explanation of all those elementary manifestations of nature which involve time. — Sophus Lie

All the standard equations of mathematical physics can be separated and solved in Kerr geometry. — Subrahmanyan Chandrasekhar

Differential Equations Quotes

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Knowing what is big and what is small is more important than being able to solve partial differential equations. — Stanislaw Ulam

Hydrodynamics procreated complex analysis, partial differential equations, Lie groups and algebra theory, cohomology theory and scientific computing. — Vladimir Arnold

If you assume continuity, you can open the well-stocked mathematical toolkit of continuous functions and differential equations, the saws and hammers of engineering and physics for the past two centuries (and the foreseeable future). — Benoit Mandelbrot

It is well known that the central problem of the whole of modern mathematics is the study of transcendental functions defined by differential equations. — Felix Klein

"Do you know," the Devil confided, "not even the best mathematicians on other planets - all far ahead of yours - have solved it? Why, there is a chap on Saturn - he looks something like a mushroom on stilts - who solves partial differential equations mentally; and even he's given up." — Arthur Porges

There's no doubt that scientific training helps many authors to write better science fiction. And yet, several of the very best were English majors who could not parse a differential equation to save their lives. — David Brin

The difficulty involved in the proper and adequate means of describing changes in continuous deformable bodies is the method of differential equations. ... They express mathematically the physical concept of contiguous action. Einstein's Theory of Relativity — Max Born

Baseball players or cricketers do not need to be able to solve explicitly the non-linear differential equations which govern the flight of the ball. They just catch it. — Paul Ormerod

Differential equations won't help you much in the design of aeroplanes - not yet, anyhow. — Nevil Shute

Man's destiny is to know, if only because societies with knowledge culturally dominate societies that lack it. Luddites and anti-intellectuals do not master the differential equations of thermodynamics or the biochemical cures of illness. They stay in thatched huts and die young. — E. O. Wilson

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More Equation Quotes

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I think a good MP is someone who cares for their community and becomes their champion, which is why I will make my home in any seat I am lucky enough to be selected for. Looks play no part in the equation, what matters is your ideas and connecting them to the electorate. — Adam Rickitt

I am a reasonably emotional person, and I see no reason why that's incompatible with being a scientist. Even if we learn about how everything works, that doesn't mean anything at all. You can reduce how an impala leaps to a bunch of biomechanical equations. You can turn Bach into contrapuntal equations, and that doesn't reduce in the slightest our capacity to be moved by a gazelle leaping or Bach thundering. There is no reason to be less moved by nature around us simply because it's revealed to — Robert M. Sapolsky

In the broad light of day mathematicians check their equations and their proofs, leaving no stone unturned in their search for rigour. But, at night, under the full moon, they dream, they float among the stars and wonder at the miracle of the heavens. They are inspired. Without dreams there is no art, no mathematics, no life. — Michael Atiyah

Good news is only really good to those directly involved. Most people lead such futile and useless lives that only bad news makes them feel better. If not better, certainly gooder. If one cannot gain recognition for anything else, he can rest well with the assurance that he is "good", which in most case equates with "right". — Anton Szandor LaVey

My point is, any of you wanna win this fucking show, move on, take those fucking people out of the equation. — Dana White

The collapse of Enron and the subsequent collapse of Arthur Andersen were tremendous tragedies. But as I stated at the time of my indictment on July 8, 2004, failure does not equate to a crime. — Kenneth Lay

To most outsiders, modern mathematics is unknown territory. Its borders are protected by dense thickets of technical terms; its landscapes are a mass of indecipherable equations and incomprehensible concepts. Few realize that the world of modern mathematics is rich with vivid images and provocative ideas. — Ivars Peterson

It seems that if one is working from the point of view of getting beauty in one's equations, and if one has really a sound insight, one is on a sure line of progress. — Paul Dirac

If you have a sister and she dies, do you stop saying you have one? Or are you always a sister, even when the other half of the equation is gone? — Jodi Picoult

While we tend to equate motherhood solely with maternity, in the Lord’s language, the word 'mother' has layers of meaning...Mothe rhood is more than bearing children, though it is certainly that. It is the essence of who we are as women. It defines our very identity, our divine stature and nature, and the unique traits our Father gave us. — Sheri L. Dew

Sometimes ‘enough’ or even less is all we need, since ‘more’ too often equates to more stress and more problems. — Paul Jarvis

The strong bond of friendship is not always a balanced equation; friendship is not always about giving and taking in equal shares. Instead, friendship is grounded in a feeling that you know exactly who will be there for you when you need something, no matter what or when. — Simon Sinek

Is e=mc2 a sexed equation? Perhaps it is. Let us make the hypothesis that it is insofar as it privileges the speed of light over other speeds that are vitally necessary to us. What seems to me to indicate the possible sexed nature of the equation is not directly its uses by nuclear weapons, rather it is having privileged what goes the fastest. — Luce Irigaray

In its famous paradox, the equation of money and excrement, psychoanalysis becomes the first science to state what common sense and the poets have long known -- that the essence of money is in its absolute worthlessness. — Norman O. Brown

In its famous paradox, the equation of money and excrement, psychoanalysis becomes the first science to state what common sense and the poets have long known - that the essence of money is in its absolute worthlessness. — Norman O. Brown

It's important to understand the compensation equation that a CEO and a founder has with his or her employees. — Chamath Palihapitiya

If I have a love-hate relationship with Martinsville, then we're missing the love part of the equation. — Tony Stewart

We coin concepts and we use them to analyse and explain nature and society. But we seem to forget, midway, that these concepts are our own constructs and start equating them with reality. — Abdolkarim Soroush

Objectivity cannot be equated with mental blankness; rather, objectivity resides in recognizing your preferences and then subjecting them to especially harsh scrutiny - and also in a willingness to revise or abandon your theories when the tests fail (as they usually do). — Stephen Jay Gould

If you could equate the amount of time and effort put in mentally and physically into succeeding on the baseball field and measured it by the dirt on your uniform, mine would have been black. — Mike Schmidt

Darwin's theory of evolution is a framework by which we understand the diversity of life on Earth. But there is no equation sitting there in Darwin's 'Origin of Species' that you apply and say, 'What is this species going to look like in 100 years or 1,000 years?' Biology isn't there yet with that kind of predictive precision. — Neil deGrasse Tyson

Like a Shakespearean sonnet that captures the very essence of love, or a painting that brings out the beauty of the human form that is far more than just skin deep, Euler's Equation reaches down into the very depths of existence. — Keith Devlin

This leads to the concept of the multiverse. Rather than refute all of the failed ways of trying to understand quantum theory, we’re going to take seriously what the equations of quantum theory say. — Naval Ravikant

There is great exhilaration in breaking one of these things. ... Ramanujan gives no hints, no proof of his formulas, so everything you do you feel is your own.[About verifying Ramanujan's equations in a newly found manuscript.] — George Andrews

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