Mathematics And Science Famous Quotes & Sayings

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Top 100 Quotes About Mathematics And Science

#1. Most expert, skilled behavior works this way, whether it is playing tennis or a musical instrument, or doing mathematics and science. Experts minimize the need for conscious reasoning. Philosopher - Author: Donald A. Norman
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#2. Physics is essentially an intuitive and concrete science. Mathematics is only a means for expressing the laws that govern phenomena. - Author: Albert Einstein
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#3. The dairy man had a Ph.D. in mathematics, and he must have had some training in philosophy. He liked what he was doing and he didn't want to be somewhere else - one of the few contented people I met in my whole journey. - Author: John Steinbeck
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#4. Mathematics is an obscure field, an abstruse science, complicated and exact; yet so many have attained perfection in it that we might conclude almost anyone who seriously applied himself would achieve a measure of success. - Author: Marcus Tullius Cicero
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#5. Business people need to understand the psychology of risk more than the mathematics of risk. - Author: Paul Gibbons
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#6. I hated science in high school. Technology? Engineering? Math? Why would I ever need this? Little did I realize that music was also about science, technology, engineering and mathematics, all rolled into one. - Author: Mickey Hart
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#7. Innovations that drive lasting economic growth emerge from the most advanced science, mathematics and technology. - Author: Susan Hockfield
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#8. You can see the meaning of the statement that "Literature is a living art" most easily and clearly, perhaps, by contrasting Science and Art at their two extremes - say Pure Mathematics and Acting. Science as a rule deals with things, Art with man's thought and emotion about things. - Author: Arthur Quiller-Couch
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#9. Mr Baley", said Quemot, "you can't treat human emotions as though they were built about a positronic brain".
"I'm not saying you can. Robotics is a deductive science and sociology an inductive one. But mathematics can be made to apply in either case. - Author: Isaac Asimov
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#10. For scholars and laymen alike it is not philosophy but active experience in mathematics itself that can alone answer the question: What is mathematics? - Author: Richard Courant
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#11. Sophie Germain proved to the world that even a woman can accomplish something in the most rigorous and abstract of sciences and for that reason would well have deserved an honorary degree. - Author: Carl Friedrich Gauss
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#12. The most distinctive characteristic which differentiates mathematics from the various branches of empirical science, and which accounts for its fame as the queen of the sciences, is no doubt the peculiar certainty and necessity of its results. - Author: Carl Gustav Hempel
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#13. All the truths of mathematics are linked to each other, and all means of discovering them are equally admissible. - Author: Adrien-Marie Legendre
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#14. I was a good student with mathematical ability and interests. As such, I took the usual college preparatory program in high school for one looking to become an engineer: all the available courses in mathematics and science. - Author: Dale T. Mortensen
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#15. People tend to think that mathematicians always work in sterile conditions, sitting around and staring at the screen of a computer, or at a ceiling, in a pristine office. But in fact, some of the best ideas come when you least expect them, possibly through annoying industrial noise. - Author: Edward Frenkel
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#16. [I was advised] to read Jordan's 'Cours d'analyse'; and I shall never forget the astonishment with which I read that remarkable work, the first inspiration for so many mathematicians of my generation, and learnt for the first time as I read it what mathematics really meant. - Author: G.H. Hardy
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#17. We have a closed circle of consistency here: the laws of physics produce complex systems, and these complex systems lead to consciousness, which then produces mathematics, which can then encode in a succinct and inspiring way the very underlying laws of physics that gave rise to it. - Author: Roger Penrose
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#18. There are problems to whose solution I would attach an infinitely greater importance than to those of mathematics, for example touching ethics, or our relation to God, or concerning our destiny and our future; but their solution lies wholly beyond us and completely outside the province of science. - Author: Carl Friedrich Gauss
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#19. The theory of numbers, more than any other branch of mathematics, began by being an experimental science. Its most famous theorems have all been conjectured, sometimes a hundred years or more before they were proved; and they have been suggested by the evidence of a mass of computations. - Author: G.H. Hardy
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#20. Chaotic mathematics is essentially the study of chaos. It can't be chaos, if you can study it and it has an order. - Author: Frederick Lenz
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#21. If in other sciences we should arrive at certainty without doubt and truth without error, it behooves us to place the foundations of knowledge in mathematics ... - Author: Roger Bacon
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#22. This queer crotchet [of Hamilton's] that algebra is the science of pure time has attracted many philosophers, and quite recently it has been exhumed and solemnly dissected by owlish metaphysicians seeking the philosopher's stone in the gall bladder of mathematics. - Author: Eric Temple Bell
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#23. Fletcher shrugged. "Science and mathematics are all the rage, you know. But who has time for good old Horace? - Author: Ashley Gardner
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#24. Creativity is essential to particle physics, cosmology, and to mathematics, and to other fields of science, just as it is to its more widely acknowledged beneficiaries - the arts and humanities. - Author: Lisa Randall
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#25. Science and mathematics Run parallel to reality, they symbolize it, they squint at it, They never touch it: consider what an explosion Would rock the bones of men into little white fragments and unsky the world If any mind for a moment touch truth. - Author: Robinson Jeffers
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#26. In these days of conflict between ancient and modern studies, there must surely be something to be said for a study which did not begin with Pythagoras, and will not end with Einstein, but is the oldest and the youngest of all. - Author: G.H. Hardy
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#27. The basic science is not physics or mathematics but biology
the study of life. We must learn to think both logically and bio-logically. - Author: Edward Abbey
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#28. [All phenomena] are equally susceptible of being calculated, and all that is necessary, to reduce the whole of nature to laws similar to those which Newton discovered with the aid of the calculus, is to have a sufficient number of observations and a mathematics that is complex enough. - Author: Marquis De Condorcet
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#29. Whenever I meet in Laplace with the words 'Thus it plainly appears', I am sure that hours and perhaps days, of hard study will alone enable me to discover how it plainly appears. - Author: Nathaniel Bowditch
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#30. In science, technology, engineering and mathematics, men far outnumber women in the classroom and the boardroom. - Author: Weili Dai
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#31. From a UX standpoint, the toughest battle is how to make a platform that's really open so kids can use it but has sort of hooks and constraints so it's actually driving towards revealing parts of the world through science or through mathematics. - Author: Jake Barton
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#32. I liked numbers because they were solid, invariant; they stood unmoved in a chaotic world.
There was in numbers and their relation something absolute, certain, not to be questioned, beyond doubt. - Author: Oliver Sacks
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#33. In anger, my hostility is directed toward another's action and can be extinguished by getting even - an action that reestablishes the equilibrium ... - Author: Jon Elster
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#34. All science requires mathematics. The knowledge of mathematical things is almost innate in us. This is the easiest of sciences, a fact which is obvious in that no one's brain rejects it; for laymen and people who are utterly illiterate know how to count and reckon. - Author: Roger Bacon
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#35. Mathematics and music are at the opposite poles of the human spirit. These two antipodes confine and determine all creative and spiritual activity of a human being. Whatever is done by humanity in the art-and-science domain is placed in-between. - Author: Heinrich Neuhaus
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#36. At the beginning of the new millennium, we still do not know why mathematics is true and whether it is certain. But we know what we do not know in an immeasurably richer way than we did. And learning this has been a remarkable achievement-among the greatest and least-known of the modern era. - Author: David Berlinski
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#37. Art is a form of understanding like philosophy and science and mathematics are an understanding but the difference is that art has the capacity to hold all these different things. It is the form of understanding that is best suited for the contemporary time. - Author: Robert Longo
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#38. Since ancient times artists and architects have seen in the golden mean the most aesthetically satisfying geometric ratio. - Author: Stephen M. Barr
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#39. Woe be to him who tries to isolate one department of knowledge from the rest. All science is one: language, literature and history, physics, mathematics and philosophy; subjects which seem the most remote from one another are in reality connected, or rather they all form a single system. - Author: Jules Michelet
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#40. Mathematics may, be briefly defined as the science of quantities, and is one of the most important of disciplining studies which engage the practical student. - Author: Rufus Choate
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#41. This skipping is another important point. It should be done whenever a proof seems too hard or whenever a theorem or a whole paragraph does not appeal to the reader. In most cases he will be able to go on and later he may return to the parts which he skipped. - Author: Emil Artin
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#42. I Once wrote: "In mathematics process and result are equivalent." - Author: Ludwig Wittgenstein
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#43. My interests started about in science and in mathematics; I always thought I was going to be a mathematician. - Author: David Chalmers
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#44. At his "World of Physics" Web site, Eric W. Weisstein notes that the fine structure constant continues to fascinate numerologists, who have claimed that connections exist between alpha, the Cheops pyramid, and Stonehenge! - Author: Clifford A. Pickover
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#45. It appears that the solution of the problem of time and space is reserved to philosophers who, like Leibniz, are mathematicians, or to mathematicians who, like Einstein, are philosophers. - Author: Hans Reichenbach
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#46. Library Science is the key to all science, just as mathematics is its language - and civilization will rise or fall, depending on how well librarians do their jobs. - Author: Robert A. Heinlein
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#47. Jericho lowered himself carefully to his knees. He covered his eyes and moved his lips like all the others, but he had no faith in any of it. Faith in mathematics, yes; faith in logic, of course; faith in the trajectory of the stars, yes, perhaps. But faith in a God, Christian or otherwise? - Author: Robert Harris
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#48. Christiaan Huygens became simultaneously adept in languages, drawing, law, science, engineering, mathematics and music. His interests and allegiances were broad. "The world is my country," he said, "science my religion. - Author: Carl Sagan
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#49. A straight line is said to have been cut in extreme and mean ratio when, as the whole line is to the greater segment, so is the greater to the lesser. - Author: Euclid
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#50. This is a global fight to get the right people in the right place and we're talking about people with PhDs in engineering, computer science, mathematics. - Author: Jerry Moran
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#51. I propose to put forward an apology for mathematics; and I may be told that it needs none, since there are now few studies more generally recognized, for good reasons or bad, as profitable and praiseworthy. - Author: G.H. Hardy
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#52. The Blues are a simple music and I'm a simple man. But the Blues aren't a science, the Blues can't be broken down like mathematics. The Blues are a mystery, and mysteries are never as simple as they look! - Author: Johnny Ferreira
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#53. I was brought up on rock-'n'-roll. It was sort of funny because I couldn't get interested in anything else - I tried and tried but I couldn't get into science ... or mathematics, I just cut myself off from anything else there was to get interested in. - Author: Bette Midler
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#54. In mathematics and science, there is no difference in the intelligence of men and women. The difference in genes between men and women is simply the Y chromosome, which has nothing to do with intelligence. - Author: Christiane Nusslein-Volhard
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#55. I chose to deal with the science of cryptography. Cryptography began in mathematics. Codes were developed, even from Caesar's time, based on number theory and mathematical principles. I decided to use those principles and designed a work that is encoded. - Author: James Sanborn
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#56. By a combination of formal training and self study, the latter continuing systematically well into the 1940s, I was able to gain a broad base of knowledge in economics and political science, together with reasonable skills in advanced mathematics, symbolic logic, and mathematical statistics. - Author: Herbert A. Simon
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#57. Archimedes will be remembered when Aeschylus is forgotten, because languages die and mathematical ideas do not. "Immortality" may be a silly word, but probably a mathematician has the best chance of whatever it may mean. - Author: G.H. Hardy
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#58. Mathematics is the key and door to the sciences. - Author: Galileo Galilei
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#59. You will perceive that economy, scientifically speaking, is a very contracted science; it is in fact a sort of vague mathematics which calculates the causes and effects of man's industry, and shows how it may be best applied. - Author: William Stanley Jevons
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#60. If there is anything that can bind the mind of man to this dreary exile of our earthly home and can reconcile us with our fate so that one can enjoy living, - then it is verily the enjoyment of the mathematical sciences and astronomy. - Author: Johannes Kepler
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#61. No Victor, you got it backwards, you should evaluate these integrals non-rigorously if you can, and rigorously if you must. - Author: Doron Zeilberger
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#62. If we wish to foresee the future of mathematics, our proper course is to study the history and present condition of the science. - Author: Henri Poincare
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#63. The science of operations, as derived from mathematics more especially, is a science of itself, and has its own abstract truth and value. - Author: Ada Lovelace
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#64. I was lucky to get into computers when it was a very young and idealistic industry. There weren't many degrees offered in computer science, so people in computers were brilliant people from mathematics, physics, music, zoology, whatever. They loved it, and no one was really in it for the money. - Author: Steve Jobs
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#65. The study of mathematics is apt to commence in disappointment ... We are told that by its aid the stars are weighed and the billions of molecules in a drop of water are counted. Yet, like the ghost of Hamlet's father, this great science eludes the efforts of our mental weapons to grasp it. - Author: Alfred North Whitehead
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#66. This relationship, often called the Golden mean, has been discovered and rediscovered at various times in history as a unique proportion believed to have both aesthetic and mystic significance. That the Egyptians knew of it and used it seems certain. - Author: John Pile
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#67. We could use up two Eternities in learning all that is to be learned about our own world and the thousands of nations that have arisen and flourished and vanished from it. Mathematics alone would occupy me eight million years. - Author: Mark Twain
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#68. The language of mathematics, scientific observations, and our perceptivity together knit the window to reality. - Author: Neeti Sinha
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#69. Geometry has two great treasures; one is the Theorem of Pythagoras; the other, the division of a line into extreme and mean ratio. The first we may compare to a measure of gold; the second we may name a precious jewel. - Author: Johannes Kepler
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#70. Even when I was studying mathematics, physics, and computer science, it always seemed that the problem of consciousness was about the most interesting problem out there for science to come to grips with. - Author: David Chalmers
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#71. The basis for comprehension is theory, and the language of theoretical science is mathematics. - Author: D.C. Rapaport
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#72. Does anyone believe that the difference between the Lebesgue and Riemann integrals can have physical significance, and that whether say, an airplane would or would not fly could depend on this difference? If such were claimed, I should not care to fly in that plane. - Author: Richard Hamming
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#73. One of the things that ultimately led me to leave mathematics and go into political science was thinking I could prevent nuclear war. - Author: Paul Wolfowitz
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#74. Both my parents instilled an interest in science and mathematics. - Author: George Smoot
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#75. I found in rules of mathematics a peace and a trust that I could not place in human beings. This sublimation was total and remained total. - Author: Louise Bourgeois
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#76. In the past, there was active discrimination against women in science. That has now gone, and although there are residual effects, these are not enough to account for the small numbers of women, particularly in mathematics and physics. - Author: Stephen Hawking
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#77. We had principles in mathematics that were granted to be absolute in mathematics for over 800 years, but new science has gotten rid of those absolutism, gotten forward other different logics of looking at mathematics, and sort of turned the way we look at it as a science altogether after 800 years. - Author: Mahmoud Ahmadinejad
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#78. It seems to me that the poet has only to perceive that which others do not perceive, to look deeper than others look. And the mathematician must do the same thing. - Author: Sofia Kovalevskaya
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#79. The elegance of a mathematical theorem is directly proportional to the number of independent ideas one can see in the theorem and inversely proportional to the effort it takes to see them. - Author: George Polya
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#80. Littlewood, on Hardy's own estimate, is the finest mathematician he has ever known. He was the man most likely to storm and smash a really deep and formidable problem; there was no one else who could command such a combination of insight, technique and power. - Author: Henry Hallett Dale
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#81. Anyway, so you take your space and hook it into the spaces of others, and it becomes this massive network of hooked profiles and spaced out stuff that gives rise to all kinds of newish social phenomena based on the mathematics of exponential expansion and the science of complexity. - Author: Zubin J. Shroff
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#82. Modern bodybuilding is ritual, religion, sport, art, and science, awash in Western chemistry and mathematics. Defying nature, it surpasses it. - Author: Camille Paglia
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#83. Indeed art is fundamental : to science, mathematics and to language. Unfortunately theorists, educators, parents and administrators have not fully understood its importance, relegating it to a secondary role, or that of an add on. - Author: John A. Hiigli
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#84. Mathematics, which most of us see as the most factual of all sciences, constitutes the most colossal metaphor imaginable, and must be judged, aesthetically as well as intellectually in terms of the success of this metaphor. - Author: Norbert Wiener
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#85. Do not imagine that mathematics is hard and crabbed, and repulsive to common sense. It is merely the etherealization of common sense. - Author: William Thomson, 1st Baron Kelvin
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#86. One would have to have completely forgotten the history of science so as to not remember that the desire to know nature has had the most constant and the happiest influence on the development of mathematics. - Author: Henri Poincare
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#87. In some parts of life, like mathematics and science, yeah, I was a genius. I would top all the top scores you could ever measure it by. - Author: Steve Wozniak
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#88. Companies want to innovate. Companies that don't innovate wither on the vine. The connection between STEM fields (science, technology, engineering, and mathematics) and the financial stability of a nation is what needs to established. - Author: Neil DeGrasse Tyson
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#89. Mathematics had never had more than a secondary interest for him [her husband, George Boole]; and even logic he cared for chiefly as a means of clearing the ground of doctrines imagined to be proved, by showing that the evidence on which they were supposed to give rest had no tendency to prove them. - Author: Mary Everest Boole
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#90. Science attempts to find logic and simplicity in nature. Mathematics attempts to establish order and simplicity in human thought. - Author: Edward Teller
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#91. But the science of operations, as derived from mathematics more especially, is a science of itself, and has its own abstract truth and value; just as logic has its own peculiar truth and value, independently of the subjects to which we may apply its reasonings and processes. - Author: Ada Lovelace
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#92. I grew up in Adelaide, Australia. No one in my family had finished high school, and I was smart at mathematics, so I became an academic and got my Ph.D. in computer science at Stanford. I didn't set out to be a businessperson. - Author: Rodney Brooks
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#93. The Good Spirit never cared for the colleges, and though all men and boys were now drilled in Greek, Latin, and Mathematics, it had quite left these shells high on the beach, and was creating and feeding other matters [science] at other ends of the world. - Author: Ralph Waldo Emerson
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#94. The world is colors and motion, feelings and thoughts and what does math have to do with it? Not much, if 'math' means being bored in high school, but in truth mathematics is the one universal science. Mathematics is the study of pure pattern and everything in the cosmos is a kind of pattern. - Author: Rudy Rucker
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#95. Mathematics is the gate and key to science. - Author: Roger Bacon
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#96. Children display a universal love of mathematics, which is
par excellence the science of precision, order, and intelligence. - Author: Maria Montessori
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#97. In a Sense, we all are Time Travelers! We are Surviving each and every Active Time-Point in this Timeline....... - Author: Aldrin Mathew
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#98. I sort of was good at writing essays. I was never very good at mathematics, and I was never very good at algebra. I loved science, but I wasn't sure of it. - Author: Diane Cilento
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#99. Mathematics is the science of skillful operations with concepts and rules invented just for this purpose. - Author: Eugene Wigner
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#100. Logic issues in tautologies, mathematics in identities, philosophy in definitions; all trivial, but all part of the vital work of clarifying and organising our thought. - Author: Frank Plumpton Ramsey
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