To emphasize only the beautiful seems to me to be like a mathematical system that only concerns itself with positive numbers.
It wasn't by accident that the Gettysburg address was so short.
The laws of prose writing are as immutable as those of flight, of mathematics, of physics.
Thus, in a sense, mathematics has been most advanced by those who distinguished themselves by intuition rather than by rigorous proofs.
I have often admired the mystical way of Pythagoras, and the secret magic of numbers.
Do not worry about your difficulties in Mathematics. I can assure you mine are still greater.
To those who ask what the infinitely small quantity in mathematics is, we answer that it is actually zero. Hence there are not so many mysteries hidden in this concept as they are usually believed to be.
Logic and mathematics are nothing but specialised linguistic structures.
God used beautiful mathematics in creating the world.
It is a mathematical fact that the casting of this pebble from my hand alters the centre of gravity of the universe.
Mathematics, rightly viewed, posses not only truth, but supreme beauty a beauty cold and austere, like that of sculpture.
A man has one hundred dollars and you leave him with two dollars, that's subtraction.
The circumstances of human society are too complicated to be submitted to the rigor of mathematical calculation.
I did what I could to inflate the rumor I was on my way to stardom. What I was on my way to, by any mathematical standards known to man, was oblivion, by way of obscurity.
Pure mathematics is, in its way, the poetry of logical ideas.
The laws of nature are but the mathematical thoughts of God.
The computer can't tell you the emotional story.
It can give you the exact mathematical design, but what's missing is the eyebrows.
Mathematics is written for mathematicians.
A sane mind should not be guilty of a logical fallacy, yet there are very fine minds incapable of following mathematical demonstrations.
I tried reading Hilbert. Only his papers published in mathematical periodicals were available at the time. Anybody who has tried those knows they are very hard reading.
The abstract analysis of the world by mathematics and physics rests on the concepts of space and time.
Angling may be said to be so like the mathematics that it can never be fully learned.
In the one branch he most needed
If a man's wit be wandering, let him study the mathematics.
The analytical geometry of Descartes and the calculus of Newton and Leibniz have expanded into the marvelous mathematical method
In studying mathematics or simply using a mathematical principle, if we get the wrong answer in sort of algebraic equation, we do not suddenly feel that there is an anti-mathematical principle that is luring us into the wrong answers.
Yet what are all such gaieties to me whose thoughts are full of indices and surds?