Quotations XVII: If People Don’t Believe That Mathematics Is Simple…

Quotes from my blackboard during October:

Experience is the hardest kind of teacher. It gives you the test first, and the lesson afterward.

Vernon Law

What, after all, is mathematics but the poetry of the mind, and what is poetry but the mathematics of the heart?

David Eugene Smith

If people do not believe that mathematics is simple, it is only because they do not realize how complicated life is.

John von Neumann

Black holes are where God divided by zero.

Steven Wright

Nothing produces such odd results as trying to get even.

Franklin P. Jones


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