*Paul Erdos*

That Mathematics could be a jewel may come as a surprise to those of us who struggled with multiplication tables as kids and now need help completing W-4 forms.

*Paul Hauffman
The Man Who Loves Only Numbers
The Atlantic Magazine, November, 1987*

It's the idea that counts true; but we need a name for the idea, so we can apply it more easily next time.

*D.E.Knuth,
Surreal Numbers, Addison-Wesley, 1974*

Mathematics is the science of patterns, and nature exploits just about every pattern that there is.

*Ian Stewart*

Nature's Numbers

BasicBooks, 1995

Nature's Numbers

BasicBooks, 1995

Nature's great book is written in Mathematical symbols.

*Galileo*

Mathematics is order and beauty at its purest, order that transcends the physical world.

*Paul Hauffman
The Man Who Loves Only Numbers
The Atlantic Magazine, November, 1987*

The advancement and perfection of Mathematics are intimately connected with the prosperity of the State.

*Napoleon I*

Cited by Theoni Pappas

The Joy of Mathematics

Wide World Publishing/Tetra, 1989

Cited by Theoni Pappas

The Joy of Mathematics

Wide World Publishing/Tetra, 1989

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