I have had my results for a long time: but I do not yet know how I am to arrive at them.
Theorems are fun especially when you are the prover, but then the pleasure fades. What keeps us going are the unsolved problems.
Men love to wonder, and that is the seed of science.
One may say the eternal mystery of the world is its comprehensibility.
In real life, I assure you, there is no such thing as algebra.
Mathematicians are like lovers. Grant a mathematician the least principle, and he will draw from it a consequence which you must also grant him, and from this consequence another.
Being a language, mathematics may be used not only to inform but also, among other things, to seduce.
God exists since mathematics is consistent, and the Devil exists since we cannot prove it.
There are three kinds of people: those who can count, and those who cannot.
Equipped with his five senses, man explores the universe around him and calls the adventure Science.
Pure mathematics, may it never be of any use to anyone.
Astronomy compels the soul to look upwards and leads us from this world to another.
Mathematics are well and good but Nature keeps dragging us around by the nose.
Mathematics is the tool specially suited for dealing with abstract concepts of any kind and there is no limit to its power in this field.
The purpose of computing is insight, not numbers.
If your experiment needs statistics, you ought to have done a better experiment.
Mathematics rightly viewed possesses not only truth but supreme beauty.
Mathematics is the art of giving the same name to different things.
Science is what we understand well enough to explain to a computer. Art is everything else we do.
Young man, in mathematics you don't understand things. You just get used to them.
The mathematician's patterns, like the painter's or the poet's, must be beautiful.
Science without religion is lame, religion without science is blind.
Common sense is the collection of prejudices acquired by age eighteen.
Imagination is more important than knowledge.
Great spirits have always encountered violent opposition from mediocre minds.
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