Math Quotes VI: Beauty in Mathematics

It’s been ages since I shared the blackboard quotes from my co-op math classes. Here are some of our recent ones for your reading pleasure…

It is not enough to have a good mind. The main thing is to use it well.

—René Descartes

Each problem that I solved became a rule which served afterwards to solve other problems.

—Rene Descartes

Beauty in mathematics is seeing the truth without effort.

—George Polya

The Good Lord made all the integers; the rest is man’s doing.

—Leopold Kronecker

Logic is invincible, because in order to combat logic it is necessary to use logic.

—Pierre Boatroux


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