The most important thing we can do is inspire young minds and to advance the kind of science, math and technology education that will help youngsters take us to the next phase of space travel.

— John Glenn

## Fascinating inspirational math quotes that are about short math

There is geometry in the humming of the strings, there is music in the spacing of the spheres.

You only get one sunrise and one sunset a day, and you only get so many days on the planet. A good photographer does the math and doesn't waste either.

If people do not believe that mathematics is simple, it is only because they do not realize how complicated life is.

I often say that when you can measure what you are speaking about, and express it in numbers, you know something about it; but when you cannot measure it, when you cannot express it in numbers, your knowledge is of a meagre and unsatisfactory kind.

Young man, in mathematics you don't understand things. You just get used to them.

### We are all concerned about the future of American education.

But as I tell my students, you do not enter the future - you create the future. The future is created through hard work.

I believe that mathematical reality lies outside us, that our function is to discover or observe it, and that the theorems which we prove, and which we describe grandiloquently as our "creations," are simply the notes of our observations.

Geometry enlightlens the intellect and sets one's mind right

Physics is to mathematics what sex is to masturbation.

The chief aim of all investigations of the external world should be to discover the rational order and harmony which has been imposed on it by God and which He revealed to us in the language of mathematics.

### Where there is matter, there is geometry.

Mathematics is a more powerful instrument of knowledge than any other that has been bequeathed to us by human agency.

The introduction of the cipher 0 or the group concept was general nonsense too, and mathematics was more or less stagnating for thousands of years because nobody was around to take such childish steps.

A mathematician is a blind man in a dark room looking for a black cat which isn't there.

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.

In school, my favorite subject was math. That's where I learned to count money.

The calculus was the first achievement of modern mathematics and it is difficult to overestimate its importance. I think it defines more unequivocally than anything else the inception of modern mathematics; and the system of mathematical analysis, which is its logical development, still constitutes the greatest technical advance in exact thinking.

The only way to learn mathematics is to do mathematics.

### It is a capital mistake to theorize before one has data.

Insensibly one begins to twist facts to suit theories, instead of theories to suit facts.

Why are numbers beautiful? It’s like asking why is Beethoven’s Ninth Symphony beautiful. If you don’t see why, someone can’t tell you. I know numbers are beautiful. If they aren’t beautiful, nothing is.

### Without mathematics, there’s nothing you can do.

Everything around you is mathematics. Everything around you is numbers.

Music is not math. It's science. You keep mixing the stuff up until it blows up on you, or it becomes this incredible potion.

To divide a cube into two other cubes, a fourth power, or in general any power whatever into two powers of the same denomination above the second is impossible, and I have assuredly found an admirable proof of this, but the margin is too narrow to contain it.

In [great mathematics] there is a very high degree of unexpectedness, combined with inevitability and economy.

### All models are wrong, but some are useful.

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I never teach my pupils, I only attempt to provide the conditions in which they can learn.

My freshman year of high school I joined the chess and math clubs.

It will be another million years, at least, before we understand the primes.

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

It is better to solve one problem five different ways, than to solve five problems one way.

Do the math: You never settle for less than the whole if you knew the half.

Symmetry, as wide or as narrow as you may define its meaning, is one idea by which man through the ages has tried to comprehend and create order, beauty and perfection.

I'm very good at integral and differential calculus, I know the scientific names of beings animalculous; In short, in matters vegetable, animal, and mineral, I am the very model of a modern Major-General.