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10 Geometry Quotes

Meton: With the straight ruler I set to work to make the circle four-cornered.

Aristophanes Quotes , Source: concerning the problem of squaring the circle

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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

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Music is the arithmetic of sounds as optics is the geometry of light.

Claude Debussy Quotes

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Out of nothing I have created a strange new universe.

Janos Bolyai Quotes , Source: on the creation of a non-Euclidean geometry

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Projective geometry is all geometry.

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

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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

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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

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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

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

Federico Garcia Lorca Quotes

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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 hog-tie, and it is what Euclid did to geometry.

Eric Temple Bell Quotes

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