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3/15/2015 Charels Darwin A mathematician is a blind man in a dark room looking f...
3/8/2015 james The thousandth decimal of π sleeps therethough no one ...
2/22/2015 keynes Education: The inculcation of the incomprehensible into th...
2/22/2015 frost I am not a teacher... I am an awakener. Robert Fros...
2/15/2015 Education: The inculcation of the incomprehensible into th...
2/8/2015 wiggins Teachers need to rethink their relationships with students ...
2/1/2015 wirtz The tyranny lies not with the tests themselves. Rather, it ...
1/25/2015 duckworth Teachers are often, and understandably, impatient for their...
1/18/2015 von Foerster Every discovery has a painful and a joyful side: painful, w...
1/11/2015 whitehead Mathematics is often considered a difficult and mysterious ...
1/4/2015 renyi I think that the beauty of mathematics is not a subsidary, ...
12/14/2014 renyi In teaching, this gleam in the eye always gives me the grea...
12/7/2014 Is This Why We Teach Mathematics? We teach it for its own sake, because it is beautiful; beca...
11/30/2014 frost I am not a teacher but an awakener. Robert Frost Americ...
11/23/2014 boas Only professional mathematicians learn anything from profes...
11/16/2014 allen Confidence is what you have before you understand the probl...
11/9/2014 hamilton It is easy to ride a "band wagon." It is not so e...
10/26/2014 Little Has Changed...
Now We Worry About the Many Children of These 15 Million!
Every weekday, 25 million children study mathematics in ou...
10/19/2014 whitehead Mathematics is the most powerful technique for the underst...
10/12/2014 burke Real learning…is always more intentional, taking place in a...
10/5/2014 everybody counts In reality, no one can teach mathematics. Effective teacher...
9/28/2014 Do You Agree With This Suggestion? Pupil errors in the topic of ratios and proportions are due...
9/21/2014 nievergelt The impact computers may have on mathematics education come...
9/14/2014 Another Bob Wirtz Gem You've got the answer, now the mathematics begins. Rober...
6/8/2014 coleridge I have often been surprised that mathematics, the quintesse...
6/1/2014 schwartz Schools have the obligation to challenge students to create...
5/25/2014 Denning Miller Most people dislike mathematics because it starts with arit...
5/18/2014 fujii The most important single element in problem solving is the...
5/11/2014 denbow Mathematicians have an extraordinary and dramatic role to p...
5/4/2014 denbow The change from high school mathematics to college mathemat...
4/27/2014 Moore & Mira Everywhere in mathematics there is room for an endless prol...
4/20/2014 wingate So that now, Arithmetic in whole Numbers is plainly and ful...
4/13/2014 hestenes Geometry without algebra is dumb. Algebra without geometry ...
4/6/2014 poincare Mathematics has a triple end. It should furnish an instrume...
3/30/2014 cajori The miraculous powers of modern calculation are due to thre...
3/23/2014 berlinghoff A science is characterized by its devotion to the discovery...
3/16/2014 merriman The course of mathematical invention and investigation reve...
3/9/2014 merriman With algebra the warp and geometry the woof we have a tight...
3/2/2014 Henry Thomas Consciously or unconsciously, every good cook is a good mat...
2/23/2014 henry thomas Without algebra, our complex civilization today would be re...
2/16/2014 feldzamen In his masterful work, Science and the Modern World, Alfred...
2/9/2014 feldzamen The beauty peculiar to mathematics is in it, a combination ...
2/2/2014 Observations On Using Computing Technologies to Help Solve Problems In the Problem Section for this week, six problems are pose...
1/26/2014 The Essence of Mathematics.... The essence of mathematics is accuracy. Walter Bagehot ...
1/19/2014 atiyah In mathematics, beauty is a very important ingredient… The ...
1/12/2014 harnett Mathematics is the thinking man's liberal art. William H...
1/5/2014 salvadori Mathematics is a language, a tool, and a game--a method of ...
12/8/2013 berlinghoff ...the nature of mathematics defies simple description. As ...
12/1/2013 berlinghoff There is in this field of thought [mathematics] a type of c...
11/24/2013 atiyah Algebra is the offer made by the devil to the mathematician...
11/17/2013 toynbee I chose to give up mathematics, and I have lived to regret ...
11/10/2013 physics major This week's MathNews asked college students to respond to t...
11/3/2013 thomas The universal language of the future, in the view of the t...
10/27/2013 yeats People who lean on logic and philosophy and rational expos...
10/20/2013 euler If a nonnegative quantity was so small that it is smaller ...
10/13/2013 sagan Long division was taught as a set of rules from a cookbook...
10/6/2013 broun I cannot think of a single tough spot in my existence in w...
9/29/2013 child Teacher: You should have learned this in the 4th grade. Jo...
9/22/2013 doyle or holmes It is quite a three-pipe problem. Sherlock Holmes Red-H...
9/15/2013 forster Spoon feeding, in the long run teaches us nothing but the s...
9/8/2013 huxley Mathematics is the study which knows nothing of observation...
6/2/2013 polanyi All these difficulties are but consequences of our refusal ...
5/26/2013 gillespie The want of a comprehensive map of the wide region of mathe...
5/19/2013 When Will We Learn... The text does not start with a review of arithmetic. to do ...
5/12/2013 pope Some people will never learn anything, for this reason, bec...
5/5/2013 marquis If you make people think they're thinking, they'll love you...
4/28/2013 canning Nothing is so fallacious as facts, except figures. Georg...
4/21/2013 butler The tendency of modern science is to reduce proof to absurd...
4/14/2013 Time to Play Mathematics is like a video game; If you just sit and watch...
4/7/2013 Ainsly Mathematics is in a funny position, not really being access...
3/31/2013 thompson The perfection of mathematical beauty is such...that whatso...
3/24/2013 da vinci The merit of painting lies in the exactness of reproduction...
3/17/2013 weyl Symmetry, as wide or as narrow as you may define its meanin...
3/3/2013 feynman Mathematics is not just another language. Mathematics is a ...
2/24/2013 ramesh Some context is needed. On this week's recommended website M...
2/17/2013 goethe Mathematicians are like a Frenchman: if you say something t...
2/10/2013 poincare A scientist worthy of the name, above all a mathematician, ...
2/3/2013 boas Only professional mathematicians learn anything from proofs...
1/27/2013 hamming Some people believe that a theorem is proved when a logical...
1/20/2013 auden I was cut off from mathematics. And that is a tragedy. That...
1/13/2013 von neumann The most vitally characteristic fact about mathematics is, ...
1/6/2013 Darwin I attempted mathematics but I got on very slowly. The work ...
12/9/2012 thompson Considering how many fools can calculate, it is surprising ...
12/2/2012 girl Little Girl: Mathematics is not meant to be understood. ...
11/25/2012 brenner Kids are taught math as pets are taught tricks. A dog has n...
11/18/2012 Plane Geometry
By Emma Rounds
'Twas Euclid, and the constant pi Did plane and solid in t...
11/11/2012 How Sad...No Wonder the Public Does Not Care! Mathematics has no emotional impact. What physicists do cha...
11/2/2012 estrada If a child can't learn the way we teach, maybe we should ...
10/28/2012 Escalante Every student is "gifted." It is only a question...
10/21/2012 rota Of all escapes from reality, mathematics is the most succe...
10/14/2012 sautoy I don't want to preach to the converted, I want to capture...
10/7/2012 tukey Far better an approximate answer to the right question, wh...
9/30/2012 varied Newspapers are full of people's math errors, especially whe...
9/23/2012 renkin To a great many people the formula πr2, is a despised...
9/16/2012 And What is Your Take on This? Pedantry and mastery are opposite attitudes toward rules. ...
9/9/2012 Sterling Reporter's Question: "What is the worst pick-up line y...
9/2/2012 Anonymous If there was a heaven for school subjects, algebra would n...
6/3/2012 rucker The study of infinity is much more than a dry academic gam...
5/27/2012 emerson People only see what they are prepared to see. Ralp Wal...
5/20/2012 ellis It is not surprising that the greatest mathematicians have...
5/13/2012 eisenstein What attracted me so strongly and exclusively to mathemati...
5/6/2012 rogelstad repeat I believe that my mission as a teacher is threefold. Fir...
4/29/2012 kasner & newman Perhaps the greatest paradox of all is that there are para...
4/22/2012 kaminsky How poor were we? Why, we were so poor we only had imagina...
4/15/2012 Is Math a Rose or a Cabbage? The question of commion sense is always "What is it g...
4/8/2012 sarton I see a certain order in the universe and math is one way ...
4/1/2012 unknown Experience teaches you to recognize a mistake when you've ...
3/25/2012 foote I think making mistakes and discovering them for yourself ...
3/18/2012 Boole Mary The method of solving problems by honest confession of one'...
3/11/2012 holt It is as true now as it was then that, no matter what tests...
3/4/2012 Agree...or Disagree? The point is that you must use your hands and feet first in...
2/26/2012 buchanan 3 Let it be added for good measure that some of the greatest...
2/19/2012 buchanan 2 It is true that mathematics sometimes deals with rigid stru...
2/12/2012 buchanan Mathematics suffers much, but most of all from its teachers...
2/5/2012 Smith Mathematical knowledge has always been haunted by ambiguity...
1/29/2012 indik Half of analysis is anal. Marty Indik
1/22/2012 iacocca In a completely rational society, the best of us would be t...
1/15/2012 young Mathematics has beauties of its own—a symmetry and proporti...
1/8/2012 chesterton It isn’t that they can’t see the solution. It is that they...
1/1/2012 cedillo If algebra is conceived as a language then algebra should b...
12/11/2011 carruthers A good teacher has been defined as one who makes himself pr...
12/4/2011 carlin Think how stupid the average person is—then realize that ha...
11/27/2011 lyndon Johnson The three R's of our school system must be supported by the...
11/20/2011 jenkins Too err is human, but when the eraser wears out ahead of th...
11/13/2011 einstein Pure mathematics is, in its way, the poetry of logical idea...
11/6/2011 eigen A theory has only the alternative of being right or wrong. ...
10/30/2011 edge Algebra exists only for the elucidation of geometry. Wil...
10/23/2011 Good Olde Days? I have endeavored to compel the student to think and to rea...
10/16/2011 holmes "Data! Data! Data!" he cried impatiently."I ...
10/9/2011 deming In God we trust; All others must bring data! W. Edwards...
10/2/2011 weyl Symmetry, as wide or as narrow as you may define its meanin...
9/25/2011 smith What would life be without arithmetic but a scene of horr...
9/18/2011 regiomontanua I do not know whither my pen will run; it will use up all...
9/11/2011 dunces "I cannot make brains," is the invariable cry of ...
9/4/2011 stroustrup I have always wished that my computer would be as easy to u...
6/5/2011 brand A glow of confidence filled him, as it fills the mathematic...
5/29/2011 Computers as Automated Scientists Automated scientists may speed up the pace of discovery, bu...
5/22/2011 wright Black holes are where God divided by zero. Steven Wright...
5/15/2011 Did You Know.... Every two days now we create as much information as we di...
5/8/2011 Perplexities of Algebra Atimes, my mind seems like a sieve Everything goes in and ...
5/1/2011 Sawyer The depressing thing about arithmetic badly taught is that ...
4/24/2011 hoffman Marriage is like Pi – natural, irrational and very importan...
4/17/2011 twain Keep away from people who belittle your ambitions. Small pe...
4/10/2011 robinson I like to think of mathematicians as forming a nation of ou...
4/3/2011 Schapira Always do the hard part first. If the hard part is impossib...
3/27/2011 Kirkpatrick Nature gives men two ends—one to sit on and one to think wi...
3/20/2011 France The whole art of teaching is only the art of awakening the ...
3/13/2011 tolstoy A man is like a fraction whose numerator is what he is and ...
3/6/2011 gelfand Mathematics is a way of thinking in everyday life. It is im...
2/27/2011 einstein These mathematicians make me tired. You ask them to work ou...
2/20/2011 Sawyer In mathematics, if a pattern occurs, we can go on to ask, W...
2/13/2011 williams One and One is always Two Each alone -- here's Me -- there...
2/6/2011 Sawyer While it is possible to teach arithmetic in a purely mechan...
1/30/2011 sassoon The only place where success comes before work is in the di...
1/23/2011 saporta The best way to escape from a problem is to solve it. Al...
1/16/2011 Sanders There is a mystical virtue in right angles. There is an un...
1/9/2011 priestly A common function of poets and mathematicians is to jar us ...
1/2/2011 Tannery One has not even a slight idea of what mathematics is, one ...
12/12/2010 Talbert Good teachers are costly, but bad teachers cost more. Bo...
12/5/2010 taitt Tell a child what to think, and you make him a slave to you...
11/28/2010 victory A statistician is a man who draws a mathematically precise ...
11/21/2010 Van Doren Language and mathematics are the mother tongues of our rati...
11/14/2010 Wernick A mature scientist or mathematician does not artificially s...
11/7/2010 Weisskopf People cannot learn by having information pressed into thei...
10/31/2010 warfield Calculus is the Godzilla that has stomped the Bambi of lots...
10/24/2010 walters Curiosity gives me courage. To me, the most important ques...
10/17/2010 young The analogy of a chess player has been very aptly used to i...
10/10/2010 Yasenak When you are dissatisfied and would like to go back to you...
10/3/2010 Arithmetic Arithmetic is where numbers fly like pigeons in and out o...
9/26/2010 Ozark Half this game is ninety percent mental. Danny Ozark ...
9/19/2010 russell Mathematics, rightly viewed, possesses not only truth, but ...
9/12/2010 russell Mathematics may be defined as the subject in which we never...
9/5/2010 euclid There is no "royal road" to geometry. Euclid ...
6/6/2010 In Memory of John Wooden Thirty-Nine years ago, I was a first-year mathematics teach...
5/30/2010 martin Gardner For 40 years I have done my best to convince educators that...
5/23/2010 Greek anon Let no one enter who does not know geometry. Inscription...
5/16/2010 James Jeans The essential fact is that all the pictures which science n...
5/9/2010 christine everson Problem solving doesn't necessarily have one direction o...
5/2/2010 nightingale Statistics... the most important science in the whole world...
4/25/2010 wells The time may not be very remote when it will be understood ...
4/18/2010 louis l'amour People don't wear out, they give up. As far as trails go, t...
4/11/2010 chaitin The core of mathematics is riddled with holes...there are a...
4/4/2010 kipling The strength of the wolf is in the pack, and the strength ...
3/28/2010 pitiscus Nothing makes men more gentle than the cultivation of that ...
3/21/2010 Kleinhenz When asked what it was like to set about proving something,...
3/14/2010 tomlin I like a teacher who gives you something to take home to th...
3/7/2010 demorgan This mysterious 3.14159… which comes in at every door and w...
2/28/2010 tagore A teacher can never truly teach unless he is still learning...
2/21/2010 Sound Familiar? Check the Date.... Teachers of mathematics find that they are in a dilemma at ...
2/14/2010 dewar Minds are like parachutes. They only function when they are...
2/7/2010 dent Life is a lot like a high-school algebra class. Every time ...
1/31/2010 De Jager Please note that 23/20 is a perfectly respectable number. T...
1/24/2010 davis If a cat always lands feet first and a falling slice of bre...
1/17/2010 oakley Mathematics…Mother of all the sciences, it is the builder o...
1/10/2010 lanier I am absolutely convinced that mathematics is the most natu...
1/3/2010 L’Amour The trail is the thing, not the end of the trail. Travel t...
12/13/2009 alexander In some cases we learn more by looking for the answer to a ...
12/6/2009 dysan Some mathematicians are birds, others are frogs. Birds fly ...
11/29/2009 A Poem by Joanne Growney Each one I meet I ask, "Do you find mathematics beaut...
11/22/2009 heinlein Anyone who cannot cope with mathematics is not fully human....
11/15/2009 leibowitz Stand firm in your refusal to remain conscious during algeb...
11/8/2009 roberts As long as algebra is taught in school, there will be praye...
11/1/2009 rogelstad I believe that my mission as a teacher is threefold. First...
10/25/2009 phillips Ex = Has-been Spurt = A drip under pressure Expert = Has-...
10/18/2009 hein Problems Problems worthy of attack prove their worth by...
10/11/2009 holt I think I understand something when I can: State it in...
10/4/2009 hoffer In times of change, the learner will inherit the earth wh...
9/27/2009 hoffman Mathematics is order and beauty at its purest, order that...
9/20/2009 anon People don't care what you know, until they know that you...
9/13/2009 Aristotle The primary question is not "What do we know" ...
8/30/2009 einstein To begin the school year, I am reprinting a "classic&quo...
5/31/2009 harris There is no subject taught that is more dangerous to the ...
5/24/2009 bacon So if a man's wit be wandering, let him study the mathema...
5/17/2009 anglin Mathematics is not a careful march down a well-cleared hi...
5/10/2009 descartes Perfect numbers like perfect men are very rare. Rene...
5/3/2009 crannell Mathematicians are fortunate because these two things--wh...
4/26/2009 bouldin We can discuss technology, the Harvard project, the new a...
4/19/2009 kline The tantalizing and compelling pursuit of mathematical pr...
4/12/2009 bronowski It is important that students bring a certain ragamuffin,...
3/22/2009 deming You don't just learn knowledge; you have to create it. Ge...
3/15/2009 confucious Tell me, and I will forget. Show me, and I may remember....
3/8/2009 anon How I wish I could determine pi. "Eureka!" crie...
3/1/2009 churchill A pessimist sees the difficulty in every opportunity; an ...
2/22/2009 chinese proverb Learning without thinking is labor lost; thinking without...
2/15/2009 plutarch A mind is a fire to be kindled, not a vessel to be filled...
2/8/2009 jacobi Mathematics is the science of what is clear by itself. ...
2/1/2009 darwin Mathematics seems to endow one with something like a new ...
1/25/2009 mann The teacher who is attempting to teach without inspiring th...
1/18/2009 arbuthnot Mathematical knowledge adds vigor to the mind, frees it fro...
1/11/2009 mayr Mathematics is as little a science as grammar is a language...
1/4/2009 polya The elegance of a mathematical theorem is directly proporti...
12/14/2008 hardy The mathematician's patterns, like the painter's or poet's ...
12/7/2008 einstein The most beautiful thing we can experience is the mysteri...
11/30/2008 Cross Learning is not so much an additive process, with new learn...
11/23/2008 stout There are two kinds of statistics, the kind you look up a...
11/16/2008 Edwin Moise To reduce a word problem to a well-defined computational ...
11/9/2008 Goal of a Mathematics Teacher I want them to understand that there is a playground in t...
11/2/2008 Joubert To teach is to learn twice. Joseph Joubert French mor...
10/26/2008 keyser To challenge the human worth of mathematics, to challenge...
10/19/2008 skinner Education is what survives when what has been learned has...
10/12/2008 adams A teacher affects eternity; he can never tell where his i...
10/5/2008 augustine The good Christian should be wary of mathematicians and a...
9/28/2008 Anon A teacher who fails to read and think, fails to teach. O...
9/21/2008 dryden A man should be learned in several sciences, and should h...
9/14/2008 ellis The mathematician has reached the highest rung on the lad...
9/7/2008 pasteur In the field of observation, chance only favors those min...
8/31/2008 poul anderson I have yet to see any problem, however complicated, whi...
6/15/2008 weyl "Mathematizing" may well be a creative activity...
6/8/2008 chesterton It isn't that they can't see the solution. It is that t...
6/1/2008 weyl Logic is the hygiene the mathematician practices to keep ...
5/11/2008 poisson Life is good for only two things, discovering mathematics...
5/4/2008 grade one student 20 + 20 = 40 3 + 3 = 6 I did pluses 20 + 20 = 40 Like ...
4/27/2008 mosteller It is easy to lie with statistics, but it's easier to l...
4/20/2008 wells Statistical thinking will one day be as necessary for eff...
4/13/2008 young Mathematics has beauties of its own--a symmetry and propo...
4/6/2008 reid Mathematics, once fairly established on the foundation of...
3/30/2008 hermite Analysis takes back with one hand what it gives with the ...
3/23/2008 caballero I advise my students to listen carefully the moment they ...
3/16/2008 And Vice Versa... Torture numbers, and they'll confess to anything. Greg E...
3/9/2008 parker Perhaps students' reluctance to use graphs is inherent in...
2/26/2008 holmes Greatness is not where we stand but in what direction we...
2/25/2008 It is a miracle that curiosity survives formal education....
2/24/2008 So Long, Long Division?...Some Thought! Let us consider two machines, each capable of dividing 1,12...
2/17/2008 hardy I had better say something here about this question of age,...
2/10/2008 edison Mathematicians make me tired. You ask them to wok out a s...
2/3/2008 sawyer It was said of Ramanujan that every number seemed to be h...
1/27/2008 wooden It's what you learn after you know it all that counts. J...
1/20/2008 burke To read without reflecting is like eating without digesti...
1/13/2008 emerson Do not go where the path may lead, go instead where there...
12/30/2007 lang Mathematics is often a lonely business. Serge Lang Math...
12/16/2007 davis Numbers are an indispensible tool of civilization, servin...
12/9/2007 kovalevsky It is impossible to be a mathematician without being a po...
12/2/2007 Davis Numbers, like men, have character. Just as there are tall...
11/25/2007 oechslin Geometry has an ambiguous reputation, associated as much ...
11/18/2007 flaubert Poetry is as exact a science as geometry. Gustave Flaub...
11/11/2007 michelangelo Ancora Imparo. Michelangelo Italian artist, age 87 Tra...
11/4/2007 rose It is not the least of the virtues of mathematics that i...
10/28/2007 eddy Many of our students have the preconceived idea that the ...
10/21/2007 einstein Not everything that can be counted countsand not everythi...
10/14/2007 knowles The role of the teacher must be redefined from "one ...
10/7/2007 rose To neglect either the deductive or the intuitive sides of...
9/30/2007 sawyer The depressing thing about arithmetic badly taught is tha...
9/23/2007 saul Fame rarely visits the mathematician. While the names Bee...
9/16/2007 poul anderson I have yet to see any problem, however complicated, whic...
9/9/2007 willis Mathematics is not used as a selection device simply beca...
9/2/2007 rose It is a typical device of mathematics to shake new concep...
8/26/2007 bolker With common sense and some algebra you can understand the w...
6/17/2007 How Little Things Change Over Time..... This old-time comic strip has a professor in front of pup...
6/10/2007 random poetry I am b5ecoming th8e center of some circ5le, all p9oints eq...
6/3/2007 hillel The bashful cannot learn, nor the irritable teach. Hille...
5/27/2007 bolker When I teach real problems at a reasonable rate students f...
5/20/2007 einstein The justification for a concept lies exclusively in its cl...
5/13/2007 borge I ate my tenderloin with a fork; I ate my elevenderloin wi...
5/6/2007 henry ford Whether you think you can or whether you think you can't, y...
4/29/2007 henry ford Thinking is the hardest work there is, which is the probabl...
4/22/2007 donghia Assumption is the mother of screw-up. Angelo Donghia Amer...
4/15/2007 Virgil Uneven numbers are the gods' delight. Virgil The Eclogues...
4/8/2007 Trudeau Pure mathematics is the world's best game. It is more abso...
4/1/2007 russell I like mathematics because it is not human and has nothing ...
3/25/2007 auster I've dealt with numbers all my life, of course, and after a...
3/18/2007 hertz One cannot escape the feeling that these mathematical formu...
3/11/2007 preston If equations are trains threading the landscape of numbers,...
3/4/2007 twain We could use up two Eternities in learning all that is to b...
2/25/2007 whitehead Let us grant that the pursuit of mathematics is a divine ma...
2/18/2007 bouton Statistics are about as interesting as first-base coaches...
2/11/2007 keller The only thing worse than not being able to see is to be a...
2/4/2007 An e-Quote! If you think you are too small to make a difference, try sl...
1/28/2007 bacon Mathematics is the door and key to the sciences. Roger Bac...
1/21/2007 kahan When one observes that 33+44+33+55=3435, one must acknowled...
1/14/2007 szpiro But what are all these theorems and proofs good for? What a...
1/7/2007 smith Geometry is a mountain. Vigor is needed for its ascent. The...
12/31/2006 Thought for the New Year To be or not to be - that is the square root of 4 b2. A. N...
12/17/2006 aldington Perhaps it is true that nothing worth knowing can be taug...
12/10/2006 adams If there are no stupid questions, then what kind of questio...
12/3/2006 friedman When I was growing up, my parents told me, "Finish you...
11/26/2006 mencken Mathematics contains much that will neither hurt one if one...
11/19/2006 luther Medicine makes people ill, mathematics makes them sad ...
11/12/2006 baker Mathematics must be written into the mind, not read into ...
11/5/2006 Benacerraf 17 is the one arbitrary random number. It's also calle...
10/29/2006 hilton In reality, so much that goes into the traditional mathem...
10/22/2006 Anon Math homework problems are two kinds, those that I know how...
10/15/2006 Travail of a Math Student Normalistic madness! this math Bound by the web of a graph...
10/8/2006 Altshiller Mathematics in earnest should be fun; mathematics in fu...
10/1/2006 polya A great discovery solves a great problem, but there is a ...
9/24/2006 mcdonald Opportunity never comes. It's here. Claude McDonald ...
9/17/2006 turan If I feel unhappy, I do mathematics to become happy. If I...
9/10/2006 hilton The study of mathematics starts with the teaching of arit...
9/3/2006 disraeli There are three kinds of lies: lies, damned lies, and sta...
8/27/2006 davis A proof in a textbook on advanced topics is often a styli...
6/25/2006 Gallagher Change is inevitable...except for a vending machine. If th...
6/18/2006 anderson Tests generally hold the student accountable to perform a f...
6/11/2006 sigur Triangle geometry has more miracles per square meter than a...
6/4/2006 borge There are three things I can never remember.... ...........
5/28/2006 speer The rules we use are not mathematics. It's the processes...
5/21/2006 maletsky You can't depend on your eyes when your imagination is o...
5/14/2006 brill Mathematics, more than any other human activity, seems ...
5/7/2006 luther Medicine makes people ill, mathematics makes them sad, an...
4/30/2006 bored stu Dear God-- If I have but one hour remaining to live, pl...
4/23/2006 polya If you can't solve a problem, then there is an easier pr...
4/16/2006 proclus [Mathematics] arouses our inate knowledge, brings to ligh...
4/9/2006 kronecker God Himself made the whole numbers--Everything else is th...
4/2/2006 anon I'd like to have a battle of wits with you, but, you appear...
3/26/2006 bradwardine Mathematics...reveals every genuine truth, for it knows e...
3/19/2006 Jyotisa Like the crest of a peacock, like the gem on the head of ...
3/12/2006 demorgan This mysterious 3.14159... which comes in at every door a...
3/5/2006 kepler Geometria est archtypus pulchritudinis mundi. (Geometry ...
2/26/2006 swanson A Raytheon survey of American middle schoolers found that...
2/19/2006 boyer Nothing pertaining to humanity becomes us so well as math...
2/12/2006 keyser The golden age of mathematics-- that was not the age of ...
2/5/2006 hankel In most sciences one generation tears down what another h...
1/29/2006 Lobachevsky There is no branch of mathematics, however abstract, whic...
1/22/2006 gauss Mathematics is the queen of the sciences and number theor...
1/15/2006 d'alembert Algebra is generous; she often gives more than is asked o...
1/8/2006 barrow Mathematics--the unshaken Foundation of Sciences, and the...
1/1/2006 bacon Neglect of mathematics works injury to all knowledge, s...
12/16/2005 A "Holiday" Quote I can't stand to sing the same song the same way two nights...
12/11/2005 negroponte Impossible at MIT is a code word for "do it." Nu...
12/4/2005 degenres We use 10% of our brains. Imagine how much we could accomp...
11/27/2005 numb3rs Mathematics is more than formulas and equations. It's logi...
11/20/2005 Alan Saporta The best way to escape from a problem is to solve it. ...
11/13/2005 Johannes Kepler Geometry existed before the creation. It is co-eternal wi...
11/6/2005 kaiser Problems are opportunities in work clothes. Henry J. K...
10/30/2005 lang Mathematics is often a lonely business. Serge Lang Ma...
10/23/2005 novel The most profound joy for any scientist was when the abstra...
10/16/2005 mitchell Besides learning to see, there is another art to be learned...
10/12/2005 A teacher affects eternity; he can never tell where his i...
10/9/2005 popper Our knowledge can only be finite, while our ignorance must ...
10/2/2005 young [Examinations] as a test of the pupil's attainments by some...
9/25/2005 Laplace The most important questions in life are, for the most part...
9/18/2005 Einstein mind-stretching Once the mind is stretched, It will never return to its ...
9/11/2005 Confucious If one learns only by memory, and does not think, all r...
9/4/2005 supermarket counters It's easy to identify people who can't count to ten. The...
8/28/2005 Paul Erdos Why are numbers beautiful? It's like asking why is Beeth...
8/21/2005 Simon Poisson Life is good for only two things, discovering mathematics...
8/7/2005 George Bernard Shaw The more reasonable a student was in mathematics, the more ...
8/1/2005 Albert Einstein Do not worry about your difficulties in Mathematics. I can...
7/31/2005 George Polya A mathematics teacher is a mid-wife in the birth of ideas....
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