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Calculus Quotes
Usually, girls weren't encouraged to go to college and major in math and science. My high school calculus teacher, Ms. Paz Jensen, made math appealing and motivated me to continue studying it in college.
Ellen Ochoa
Science
,
Teacher
,
Girl
With demands for special education or standardized test prep being shouted in their ears, public schools can't always hear a parent when he says: 'I want my child to be able to write contracts in Spanish,' or, 'I want my child to shake hands firmly,' or, 'I want my child to study statistics and accounting, not calculus.'
Amity Shlaes
Education
,
Public
,
Child
Aerodynamics is mathematics for those who haven't learned to do calculus. In my case, too, for one who hasn't learned to add or multiply, at least the first time.
Richard Bach
Time
,
Learned
,
Case
You can do anything if you set your mind to it. Look out for kids, help them dream and be inspired. We teach calculus in schools, but I believe the most important formula is courage plus dreams equals success.
Marlee Matlin
Success
,
Dreams
,
Courage
This is a tricky domain because, unlike simple arithmetic, to solve a calculus problem - and in particular to perform integration - you have to be smart about which integration technique should be used: integration by partial fractions, integration by parts, and so on.
Marvin Minsky
Problem
,
Smart
,
Simple
There is a calculus, it turns out, for mastering our subconscious urges. For companies like Target, the exhaustive rendering of our conscious and unconscious patterns into data sets and algorithms has revolutionized what they know about us and, therefore, how precisely they can sell.
Charles Duhigg
Sell
,
Therefore
,
Companies
If one looks at the different problems of the integral calculus which arise naturally when one wishes to go deep into the different parts of physics, it is impossible not to be struck by the analogies existing.
Henri Poincare
Problems
,
Deep
,
Impossible
Newton, of course, was the inventor of differential calculus so his place in the tale is quite special.
Kit Williams
Quite
,
Special
,
Course
There's a popular concept of 'intelligence' as book smarts, like calculus or chess, as opposed to, say, social skills. So people say that 'it takes more than intelligence to succeed in human society.' But social skills reside in the brain, not the kidneys.
Eliezer Yudkowsky
Society
,
Book
,
Social
Gout produces calculus in the kidney... the patient has frequently to entertain the painful speculation as to whether gout or stone be the worst disease. Sometimes the stone, on passing, kills the patient, without waiting for the gout.
Thomas Sydenham
Whether
,
Waiting
,
Worst
I found a discarded textbook on calculus in a wastebasket and read it from cover to cover.
John Pople
Read
,
Found
,
Cover
My first performance was in AP Calculus when they forced me up into the front of the classroom and made me sing a song, which was really scary, but it was fun.
Kina Grannis
Fun
,
Song
,
Front
Calculus, the electrical battery, the telephone, the steam engine, the radio - all these groundbreaking innovations were hit upon by multiple inventors working in parallel with no knowledge of one another.
Steven Johnson
Knowledge
,
Another
,
Hit
I did not take a calculus course until my second year of college.
Robert Coleman Richardson
Until
,
Year
,
Second
I was more interested in skating and the girls and traveling than I was in calculus.
Scott Hamilton
Girl
,
Interested
,
Skating
I was always very strong in math, physics and calculus.
Debi Thomas
Strong
,
Physics
,
Math
Hard to be a physics major at Rice University if you have flunked calculus.
Elizabeth Moon
Major
,
Physics
,
University
My first degree came years before my second. I had wanted to be a physicist, but I flunked calculus.
Elizabeth Moon
Second
,
Came
,
Degree
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