## Famous Math Quotes

- “There should be no such thing as boring mathematics.” —
**Edsger Dijkstra** - “Measure what can be measured. Make measurable what cannot be measured.” —
**Galileo** - “Mathematics is a game played according to certain simple rules with meaningless marks on paper.” —
**David Hilbert** - “The definition of a good mathematical problem is the mathematics it generates, rather than the problem itself.” —
**Andrew Wiles** - “Without mathematics, there’s nothing you can do. Everything around you is mathematics. Everything around you is numbers.” —
**Shakuntala Devi**

## Math Quotes for Your Classroom

- “Mathematics is the music of reason.” —
**James Joseph Sylvester** - “There should be no such thing as boring mathematics.” —
**Edsger Dijkstra** - “The only way to learn mathematics is to do mathematics.” —
**Paul Halmos** - “Mathematics is, in its way, the poetry of logical ideas.” —
**Albert Einstein** - “If you stop at general math, then you will only make general money.” —
**Snoop Dogg** - “Mathematics is the most beautiful and most powerful creation of the human spirit.” —
**Stefan Banach** - “Mathematics is not about numbers, equations, computations, or algorithms: it is about understanding.” —
**William Paul Thurston** - “Film is one of the three universal languages, the other two: mathematics and music.” —
**Frank Capra** - “In mathematics, the art of proposing a question must be held of higher value than solving it.” —
**George Cantor** - “Life is a math equation. In order to gain the most, you have to know how to convert negatives into positives.” —
**Anonymous** - “It is the perennial youthfulness of mathematics itself which marks it off with a disconcerting immortality from the other sciences.” —
**E.T. Bell** - “Mathematics has beauty and romance. It’s not a boring place to be, the mathematical world. It’s an extraordinary place; it’s worth spending time there.” —
**Marcus du Sautoy** - “Somehow it’s o.k. for people to chuckle about not being good at math. Yet if I said ‘I never learned to read,” they’d say I was an illiterate dolt.” —
**Neil Degrasse Tyson** - “It’s fine to work on any problem, so long as it generates interesting mathematics along the way – even if you don’t solve it at the end of the day.” —
**Andrew Wiles**

## Inspirational Math Quotes for Kids and Students

- “Mathematics is, in its way, the poetry of logical ideas.” —
**Albert Einstein** - “If you stop at general math, then you will only make general money.” —
**Snoop Dogg** - “Mathematics is the most beautiful and most powerful creation of the human spirit.” —
**Stefan Banach** - “Mathematics is not about numbers, equations, computations, or algorithms: it is about understanding.” —
**William Paul Thurston** - “Mathematics knows no races or geographic boundaries; for mathematics, the cultural world is one country.” —
**David Hilbert** - “Without mathematics, there’s nothing you can do. Everything around you is mathematics. Everything around you is numbers.” —
**Shakuntala Devi** - “Life is a math equation. In order to gain the most, you have to know how to convert negatives into positives.” —
**Anonymous** - “Mathematics may not teach us to add love or subtract hate, but it gives us hope that every problem has a solution.” —
**Anonymous** - “It’s fine to work on any problem, so long as it generates interesting mathematics along the way – even if you don’t solve it at the end of the day.” —
**Andrew Wiles**

## Short Math Quotes

- “Mathematics is written for mathematicians.” —
**Nicolaus Copernicus** - “Mathematics is the music of reason.” —
**James Joseph Sylvester** - “Mathematics allows for no hypocrisy and no vagueness.” —
**Stendhal** - “Math is sometimes called the science of patterns.” —
**Ronald Graham** - “There should be no such thing as boring mathematics.” —
**Edsger Dijkstra** - “Mathematics is the key and door to the sciences.” —
**Galileo Galilei** - “The only way to learn mathematics is to do mathematics.” —
**Paul Halmos** - “Mathematics is, in its way, the poetry of logical ideas.” —
**Albert Einstein** - “The only way to learn mathematics is to do mathematics.” —
**Paul Halmos** - “The essence of mathematics lies in its freedom.” —
**Georg Ferdinand Ludwig Philipp Cantor** - “The mathematics is not there till we put it there.” —
**Sir Arthur Eddington** - “You cannot apply mathematics as long as words still becloud reality.” —
**Hermann Weyl** - “Math is like going to the gym for your brain. It sharpens your mind.”
- “If you stop at general math, then you will only make general money.” —
**Snoop Dogg**

## Math Quotes and Sayings

- “Mathematics is like childhood diseases. The younger you get it, the better.” —
**Arnold Sommerfeld** - “Mathematics expresses values that reflect the cosmos, including orderliness, balance, harmony, logic, and abstract beauty.”
- “In mathematics you don’t understand things. You just get used to them.” —
**Johann Von Neumann** - “The study of mathematics, like the Nile, begins in minuteness but ends in magnificence.” —
**Charles Caleb Colton** - “The study of mathematics is, if an unprofitable, a perfectly harmless and innocent occupation.” —
**G. H. Hardy** - “Math is the great equalizer. If you can do the numbers, the boys have to respect you.” —
**Audrey Maclean** - “Mathematics is a place where you can do things which you can’t do in the real world.” —
**Marcus Du Sautoy** - “The art of doing mathematics consists in finding that special case which contains all the germs of generality.” —
**David Hilbert** - “The power of mathematics is often to change one thing into another, to change geometry into language.” —
**Marcus Du Sautoy** - “Do not imagine that mathematics is hard and crabbed, and repulsive to common sense. It is merely the etherealization of common sense.”
- “Mathematics, rightly viewed, possesses not only truth, but supreme beauty – a beauty cold and austere, like that of sculpture.” —
**Bertrand Russell** - “In mathematics the art of proposing a question must be held of higher value than solving it.” —
**Georg Ferdinand Ludwig Philipp Cantor** - “Mathematics takes us into the region of absolute necessity, to which not only the actual word, but every possible word, must conform.” —
**Bertrand Russell** - “But mathematics is the sister, as well as the servant, of the arts and is touched with the same madness and genius.” —
**Harold Marston Morse** - “Mathematics may be defined as the subject in which we never know what we are talking about, nor whether what we are saying is true.” —
**Bertrand Russell** - “As far as the laws of mathematics refer to reality, they are not certain; as far as they are certain, they do not refer to reality.” —
**Albert Einstein**