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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

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...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 Quotes

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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)

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A mathematician's reputation rests on the number of bad proofs he has given.

Abram Samoilovitch Besicovitch Quotes , Source: "A Mathematician's Miscellany" by J.E. Littlewood

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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

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It is easier to square the circle than to get round a mathematician.

Augustus de Morgan Quotes , Source: "In Mathematical Circles" by H. Eves

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What is this frog and mouse battle among the mathematicians?

Albert Einstein Quotes , Source: in "Mathematical Circles Squared" by H. Eves

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A mathematician is a device for turning coffee into theorems.

Albert Einstein Quotes , Source: in "Mathematical Circles Squared" by H. Eves

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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

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