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Everything one invents is true, you may be perfectly sure of that. Poetry is as precise as geometry.
There is geometry in the humming of the strings, there is music in the spacing of the spheres.
Poetry is as precise a thing as geometry.
All one's inventions are true, you can be sure of that. Poetry is as exact a science as geometry.
People were going to geometry class and I was swimming through vats of chili on 'Even Stevens.' It was like a dream!
I was very slow in maths, geometry I actually enjoyed.
A multitude of bees can tell the time of day, calculate the geometry of the sun's position, argue about the best location for the next swarm. Bees do a lot of close observing of other bees; maybe they know what follows stinging and do it anyway.
It is hard to convince a high-school student that he will encounter a lot of problems more difficult than those of algebra and geometry.
E. W. Howe
In terms of individuals who actually inspired me, very few of the academic people that I had access to had that power over me. Maybe it's simply because I wasn't that committed to geometry.
I've got a real sense of three-dimensional geometry. I can look at a flat piece of fabric and know that if I put a slit in it and make some fabric travel around a square, then when you lift it up it will drape in a certain way, and I can feel how that will happen.
Crystals grew inside rock like arithmetic flowers. They lengthened and spread, added plane to plane in an awed and perfect obedience to an absolute geometry that even stones - maybe only the stones - understood.
I am coming more and more to the conviction that the necessity of our geometry cannot be demonstrated, at least neither by, nor for, the human intellect.
Carl Friedrich Gauss
There is still a difference between something and nothing, but it is purely geometrical and there is nothing behind the geometry.
One geometry cannot be more true than another; it can only be more convenient. Geometry is not true, it is advantageous.
Robert M. Pirsig
A geometry implies the heterogeneity of locus, namely that there is a locus of the Other. Regarding this locus of the Other, of one sex as Other, as absolute Other, what does the most recent development in topology allow us to posit?
Geometry is not true, it is advantageous.
It has adopted the geometry most advantageous to the species or, in other words, the most convenient.
We learned to put discipline in the haircuts by using actual geometry, actual architectural shapes and bone structure. The cut had to be perfect and layered beautifully, so that when a woman shook it, it just fell back in.
I call it sacred geometry. When everything's just right and it feels really balanced, so that when it unfolds to the next part, you feel totally familiar and at ease within the song.
Music is the arithmetic of sounds as optics is the geometry of light.
The two elements the traveler first captures in the big city are extra human architecture and furious rhythm. Geometry and anguish.
Federico Garcia Lorca
I find purer philosophy in a Poem than in a Conclusion of Geometry, a chemical analysis, or a physical law.
And since geometry is the right foundation of all painting, I have decided to teach its rudiments and principles to all youngsters eager for art.
I'd been doing projects outdoors for the public. I made pigeons eat geometry by putting bread out in rhomboids and triangles. I don't know if this activity made sense, but the work was available.
I've always been passionate about geometry and the study of three-dimensional forms.
Now being in such grace and favor by reason I learned him some points of geometry and understanding of the art of mathematics with other things, I pleased him so that what I said he would not contrary.
Geometry was the first exciting course I remember.
If the chemistry is right between star and photographer and the geometry of the pictures pleases the star, often the two people end up with a long-term professional friendship during which they continue to work together and to produce highly personal images.
Human knowledge is dark and uncertain; philosophy is dark, astrology is dark, and geometry is dark.
In things to be seen at once, much variety makes confusion, another vice of beauty. In things that are not seen at once, and have no respect one to another, great variety is commendable, provided this variety transgress not the rules of optics and geometry.
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