Mathematicians Quotes, Quotations, and Sayings
9 Mathematicians Quotes
He is like the fox, who effaces his tracks in the sand with his
tail.
Niels H. Abel
Quotes , Source: about Gauss' mathematical writing style, in "Calculus Gems" by G.F. Simmons

...beware of mathematicians, and all those who make empty prophecies. The danger already exists that the mathematicians have made a covenant with the devil to darken the spirit and to confine man in the bonds of Hell.
Albert Einstein
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[I]t would be better for the true physics if there were no
mathematicians on earth.
Daniel Bernoulli
Quotes , Source: "The Mathematical Intelligencer" (vol. 13, no. 1)


I was x years old in the year x^2.
Augustus de Morgan
Quotes , Source: when asked about his age, "In Mathematical Circles" by H. Eves

It is easier to square the circle than to get round a
mathematician.
Augustus de Morgan
Quotes , Source: "In Mathematical Circles" by H. Eves

What is this frog and mouse battle among the mathematicians?
Albert Einstein
Quotes , Source: in "Mathematical Circles Squared" by H. Eves

A mathematician is a device for turning coffee into theorems.
Albert Einstein
Quotes , Source: in "Mathematical Circles Squared" by H. Eves

A mathematician, like a painter or a poet, is a maker of
patterns. If his patterns are more permanent than theirs, it is
because they are made with ideas.
Albert Einstein
Quotes , Source: in "Mathematical Circles Squared" by H. Eves
