Math Quotes

Famous Math Quotes

  1. 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
  2. Pure mathematics is, in its way, the poetry of logical ideas.  ~Albert Einstein
  3. A mathematician is a device for turning coffee into theorems. ~Paul Erdos
  4. Give me a place to stand, and I will move the earth. ~ Archimedes
  5. Mathematics is the door and key to the sciences. ~ Roger Bacon
  6. The essence of mathematics is its freedom. ~ Cantor
  7. 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
  8. Mathematics is the queen of the sciences and number theory is the queen of mathematics. ~ Gauss
  9. Mathematics knows no races or geographic boundaries; for mathematics, the cultural world is one country. ~ Hilbert
  10. When you can measure what you are talking about and express it in numbers, you know something about it. ~ Kelvin