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«Film is one of the three universal languages, the other two: mathematics and music»
«A formal manipulator in mathematics often experiences the discomforting feeling that his pencil surpasses him in intelligence»
«Adam and Eve are like imaginary number, like the square root of minus one... If you include it in your equation, you can calculate all manners of things, which cannot be imagined without it.»
Author: Philip Pullman
, Adam and Eve
, imaginary number
, square root
«For the things of this world cannot be made known without a knowledge of mathematics»
«Do not worry about your problems with mathematics, I assure you mine are far greater.»
«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.»
«But there is another reason for the high repute of mathematics: it is mathematics that offers the exact natural sciences a certain measure of security which, without mathematics, they could not attain.»
«But the creative principle resides in mathematics. In a certain sense, therefore, I hold true that pure thought can grasp reality, as the ancients dreamed.»
Author: Albert Einstein
, pure mathematics
«As a graduate of the Zsa Zsa Gabor School of Creative mathematics, I honestly do not know how old I am»
«Histories make men wise; poets, witty; the mathematics, subtile; natural philosophy, deep; moral, grave; logic and rhetoric, able to contend.»
Author: Francis Bacon, Sr.
, moral philosophy
, natural history
, natural philosophy