I stayed away from mathematics not so much because I knew it would be hard work as because of the amount of time I knew it would take hours spent in a field where I was not a natural.
I read everything: fiction history science mathematics biography travel.
I hated science in high school. Technology? Engineering? Math? Why would I ever need this? Little did I realize that music was also about science technology engineering and mathematics all rolled into one.
We do not learn by inference and deduction and the application of mathematics to philosophy but by direct intercourse and sympathy.
How many of you have broken no laws this month? That's the kind of society I want to build. I want a guarantee - with physics and mathematics not with laws - that we can give ourselves real privacy of personal communications.
I sort of was good at writing essays. I was never very good at mathematics and I was never very good at algebra. I loved science but I wasn't sure of it.
We must always emphasize research and development of science and mathematics and I can think of no better way to achieve this than through our future in space.
In my family as in most middle-class Indian families I knew when I was growing up science and mathematics were held in awe.
We in science are spoiled by the success of mathematics. Mathematics is the study of problems so simple that they have good solutions.
This is a global fight to get the right people in the right place and we're talking about people with PhDs in engineering computer science mathematics.
In some parts of life like mathematics and science yeah I was a genius. I would top all the top scores you could ever measure it by.
One of the things that ultimately led me to leave mathematics and go into political science was thinking I could prevent nuclear war.
One would have to have completely forgotten the history of science so as to not remember that the desire to know nature has had the most constant and the happiest influence on the development of mathematics.
It has become almost a cliche to remark that nobody boasts of ignorance of literature but it is socially acceptable to boast ignorance of science and proudly claim incompetence in mathematics.
If a man's wit be wandering let him study the mathematics.
Find your self-respect now. Don't dumb yourselves down. Think of yourself as capable and worthy of finding a guy who is going to respect you too. It's so important I mean and the confidence you get from feeling smart and tackling something like mathematics which is a challenge right? Math is hard.
This book is about physics and its about physics and its relationship with mathematics and how they seem to be intimately related and to what extent can you explore this relationship and trust it.
I must study politics and war that my sons may have liberty to study mathematics and philosophy.
Poetry is a form of mathematics a highly rigorous relationship with words.
I did not have a very literary background. I came to poetry from the sciences and mathematics and also through an interest in Japanese and Chinese poetry in translation.
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.
Pure mathematics is in its way the poetry of logical ideas.
But however measurable there is much more life in music than mathematics or logic ever dreamed of.
A lot of music is mathematics. It's balance.