Mathematics Quotes, Quotations, and Sayings
31 Mathematics Quotes
Between the penis and the mathematical one . . . there exists
nothing. Nothing! It is a vacuum.
[Fr., Entre le penis et les mathematiques . . . il n'existe rien.
Rien! C'est le vide.]
LouisFerdinand Celine
Quotes , Source: Voyage au bout de la nuit

To isolate mathematics from the practical demands of the sciences
is to invite the sterility of a cow shut away from the bulls.
Pafnuty Lvovich Chebyshev
Quotes , Source: "Calculus Gems" by G.F. Simmons (198)

As far as the laws of mathematics refer to reality, they are not
certain, and as far as they are certain, they do not refer to
reality.
Max Wilhelm Dehn
Quotes , Source: "The Mathematical Intelligencer" (vol. 5, no. 2)

How can it be that mathematics, being after all a product of
human thought independent of experience, is so admirably adapted
to the objects of reality?
Max Wilhelm Dehn
Quotes , Source: "The Mathematical Intelligencer" (vol. 5, no. 2)

Definition of a Statistician: A man who believes figures don't lie, but admits than under analysis some of them won't stand up either.
Evan Esar
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Anyone who considers arithmetical methods of producing random digits is, of course, in a state of sin.
John Von Neumann
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