Mathematical Related Quotes



I use geometric and mathematical ideas to organize material, but those are tools. The purpose of the work is not to expose that at all, but to arrive at some kind of expressiveness.

Lucinda Childs


If others would but reflect on mathematical truths as deeply and continuously as I have, they would make my discoveries.

Carl Friedrich Gauss


To my mathematical brain, the numbers alone make thinking about aliens perfectly rational,

Stephen Hawking


Einstein's theory of General Relativity has a mathematical structure very similar to Yang-Mills theory.

Chen-ning Yang


Perspective is a most subtle discovery in mathematical studies, for by means of lines it causes to appear distant that which is near, and large that which is small.

Leonardo Da Vinci


Are mathematical ideas invented or discovered? This question has been repeatedly posed by philosophers through the ages and will probably be with us forever.

Gian-carlo Rota


A sphere is made up of not one, but an infinite number of circles; women have diverse gifts, and to say that women's sphere is the family circle is a mathematical absurdity.

Maria Mitchell


It is interesting thus to follow the intellectual truths of analysis in the phenomena of nature. This correspondence, of which the system of the world will offer us numerous examples, makes one of the greatest charms attached to mathematical speculations.

Pierre-simon Laplace


It is all about numbers. It is all about sequence. It's the mathematical logic of being alive. If everything kept to its normal progression, we would live with the sadness-cry and then walk-but what really breaks us cleanest are the losses that happen out of order.

Aimee Bender


The physicist who states a law of nature with the aid of a mathematical formula is abstracting a real feature of a real material world, even if he has to speak of numbers, vectors, tensors, state-functions, or whatever to make the abstraction.

Hilary Putnam