# Famous Math Quotes

- If people do not believe that mathematics is simple, it is only because they do not realize how complicated life is. ~John Louis von Neumann
- Pure mathematics is, in its way, the poetry of logical ideas. ~Albert Einstein
- A mathematician is a device for turning coffee into theorems. ~Paul Erdos
- Give me a place to stand, and I will move the earth. ~ Archimedes
- Mathematics is the door and key to the sciences. ~ Roger Bacon
- The essence of mathematics is its freedom. ~ Cantor
- A youth who had begun to read geometry with Euclid, when he had learnt the first proposition, inquired, “What do I get by learning these things?” So Euclid called a slave and said “Give him threepence, since he must make a gain out of what he learns.” ~ Euclid
- Mathematics is the queen of the sciences and number theory is the queen of mathematics. ~ Gauss
- Mathematics knows no races or geographic boundaries; for mathematics, the cultural world is one country. ~ Hilbert
- When you can measure what you are talking about and express it in numbers, you know something about it. ~ Kelvin