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In my school, the brightest boys did math and physics, the less bright did physics and chemistry, and the least bright did biology. I wanted to do math and physics, but my father made me do chemistry because he thought there would be no jobs for mathematicians.
Stephen Hawking
Me
Father
School
Thought
Mathematics is written for mathematicians.
Nicolaus Copernicus
Mathematics
Written
Mathematicians stand on each other's shoulders.
Carl Friedrich Gauss
Stand
Shoulders
Other
Each
Programming is one of the most difficult branches of applied mathematics; the poorer mathematicians had better remain pure mathematicians.
Edsger Dijkstra
Mathematics
Better
Difficult
Pure
Mathematicians do not study objects, but relations between objects.
Henri Poincare
Study
Objects
Between
Relations
Mathematicians have tried in vain to this day to discover some order in the sequence of prime numbers, and we have reason to believe that it is a mystery into which the human mind will never penetrate.
Leonhard Euler
Day
Mind
Believe
Mystery
We need scientists and mathematicians explaining why they are excited about their subjects but also why they are important for solving social problems, informing political debate and for the economy.
Marcus du Sautoy
Problems
Debate
Political
Important
Therefore I would not have it unknown to Your Holiness, the the only thing which induced me to look for another way of reckoning the movements of the heavenly bodies was that I knew that mathematicians by no means agree in their investigation thereof.
Nicolaus Copernicus
Me
Look
Way
Your
I would not dare to say that there is a direct relation between mathematics and madness, but there is no doubt that great mathematicians suffer from maniacal characteristics, delirium, and symptoms of schizophrenia.
John Forbes Nash, Jr.
Mathematics
Great
Madness
Doubt
We don't have parades for mathematicians, we have parades for astronauts. You don't think about all the thousands of people who worked on that capsule and crunched the numbers and were integral in getting that into space.
Theodore Melfi
You
People
Space
Think
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Artists realise that mathematicians have a way of looking at the world that can make them see things differently.
Marcus du Sautoy
Looking
World
Way
See
First rate mathematicians choose first rate people, but second rate mathematicians choose third rate people.
Andre Weil
People
Choose
First
Second
It may be true, that men, who are mere mathematicians, have certain specific shortcomings, but that is not the fault of mathematics, for it is equally true of every other exclusive occupation.
Carl Friedrich Gauss
Mathematics
Men
True
Be True
Our next-door neighbour taught physics at Hampton University. Our church abounded with mathematicians. Supersonics experts held leadership positions in my mother's sorority, and electrical engineers sat on the board of my parents' college alumni associations.
Margot Lee Shetterly
Leadership
Mother
Parents
College
Pure mathematicians just love to try unsolved problems - they love a challenge.
Andrew Wiles
Love
Challenge
Problems
Try
I hope that seeing the excitement of solving this problem will make young mathematicians realize that there are lots and lots of other problems in mathematics which are going to be just as challenging in the future.
Andrew Wiles
Hope
Future
Mathematics
Problems
It would be better for the true physics if there were no mathematicians on earth.
Daniel Bernoulli
Better
True
Earth
Physics
The greatest problem for mathematicians now is probably the Riemann Hypothesis.
Andrew Wiles
Problem
Now
Greatest
Hypothesis
It has been very rare to see a black woman as a protagonist. And also as three-dimensional people - mathematicians, mothers, wives, complicated people, not perfect.
Margot Lee Shetterly
Black
Woman
People
Not Perfect
Mathematicians didn't invent infinity until 1877. So they thought it was impossible that Africans could be using fractal geometry.
Ron Eglash
Thought
Impossible
Geometry
Infinity
The truth has never been of any real value to any human being - it is a symbol for mathematicians and philosophers to pursue. In human relations kindness and lies are worth a thousand truths.
Graham Greene
Kindness
Truth
Value
Never
Guided only by their feeling for symmetry, simplicity, and generality, and an indefinable sense of the fitness of things, creative mathematicians now, as in the past, are inspired by the art of mathematics rather than by any prospect of ultimate usefulness.
E. T. Bell
Mathematics
Art
Fitness
Simplicity
All musicians are subconsciously mathematicians.
Thelonious Monk
Musicians
Subconsciously
A dead tree, cut into planks and read from one end to the other, is a kind of line graph, with dates down one side and height along the other, as if trees, like mathematicians, had found a way of turning time into form.
Alice Oswald
Time
Tree
Down
Dead
Mathematicians are always playing tricks on each other. They're always pulling jokes on each other.
Jeremy Irons
Always
Jokes
Playing
Pulling
Mathematicians are born, not made.
Henri Poincare
Born
Made
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