Geometry Quotes, Quotations, and Sayings
10 Geometry Quotes
Meton: With the straight ruler I set to work to make the circle
fourcornered.
Aristophanes
Quotes , Source: concerning the problem of squaring the circle

Projective geometry is all geometry.
Arthur Cayley
Quotes , Source: "The World of Mathematics" edited by J.R. Newman

There are some who, because the point is the limit and extreme of the line, the line of the plane, and the plane of the solid, think there must be real things of this sort.
Aristotle
Quotes

Crystals grew inside rock like arithmetic flowers. They lengthened and spread, added plane to plane in an awed and perfect obedience to an absolute geometry that even stones  maybe only the stones  understood.
Annie Dillard
Quotes

The cowboys have a way of trussing up a steer or a pugnacious bronco which fixes the brute so that it can neither move nor think. This is the hogtie, and it is what Euclid did to geometry.
Eric Temple Bell
Quotes


Out of nothing I have created a strange new universe.
Janos Bolyai
Quotes , Source: on the creation of a nonEuclidean geometry

The composer opens the cage door for arithmetic, the draftsman
gives geometry its freedom.
Arthur Cayley
Quotes , Source: "The World of Mathematics" edited by J.R. Newman

And since geometry is the right foundation of all painting, I
have decided to teach its rudiments and principles to all
youngsters eager for art. . . .
Albrecht Durer
Quotes , Source: Course in the Art of Measurement

The two elements the traveler first captures in the big city are extrahuman architecture and furious rhythm. Geometry and anguish.
Federico Garcia Lorca
Quotes
