The most beautiful thing we can experience is the mysterious. It is the source of all true art and science.
A mathematician, like a painter or a poet, is a maker of patterns.
Mathematics seems to endow one with something like a new sense.
A mathematician is a blind man in a dark room looking for a black cat which isn't there.
Mathematics are well and good but Nature keeps dragging us around by the nose.
Life is good for only two things, discovering mathematics and teaching mathematics.
A mathematician, like a painter or poet, is a maker of patterns. If his patterns are more permanent than theirs, it is because they are made with ideas.
Science without religion is lame, religion without science is blind.
Science is what we understand well enough to explain to a computer. Art is everything else we do.
When I am working on a problem, I never think about beauty but when I have finished, if the solution is not beautiful, I know it is wrong.
We often hear that mathematics consists mainly of "proving theorems." Is a writer's job mainly that of "writing sentences?"
Men love to wonder, and that is the seed of science.
The mathematical sciences particularly exhibit order symmetry and limitations; and these are the greatest forms of the beautiful.
Well done is better than well said.
Only two things are infinite, the universe and human stupidity, and I'm not sure about the former.
I must study politics and war that my sons may have liberty to study mathematics and philosophy.
Imagination is more important than knowledge.
The true spirit of delight, the exaltation, the sense of being more than Man, which is the touchstone of the highest excellence, is to be found in mathematics as surely as poetry.
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.
When you can measure what you are speaking about, and express it in numbers, you know something about it.
God does not care about our mathematical difficulties. He integrates empirically.
I often say that when you can measure what you are speaking about, and express it in numbers, you know something about it; but when you cannot measure it, when you cannot express it in numbers, your knowledge is of a meagre and unsatisfactory kind.
Obvious is the most dangerous word in mathematics.
Young man, in mathematics you don't understand things. You just get used to them.
In mathematics alone each generations adds a new story to the old structure.
Follow AzQuotes on Facebook, Twitter and Google+. Every day we present the best quotes! Improve yourself, find your inspiration, share with friends