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marlowe

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mathematics: The Curmudgeon Quotelist
Posted: Nov 6, 1996 7:25 PM
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These quotes about mathematics and science can be found on 'The
Curmudgeon Quotelist' at
http://www.lm.com/~rww/index.html


"Mathematics, rightly viewed, posses not only truth, but supreme beauty a
beauty cold and austere, like that of sculpture."
Bertrand Russell


"Sex is the mathematics urge sublimated ."
M. C. Reed


"The laws of probability, so true in general, so fallacious in particular."
Edward Gibbon


"Science has a simple faith that transcends utility. It is the faith that
it is the privilege of man to learn to understand, and that this is his
mission ."
Vannevar Bush


"Science is nothing but developed perception, interpreted intent, common
sense rounded out and minutely articulated ."
George Santayana


"Logical consequences are the scarecrows of fools and the beacons of wise
men ."
Thomas Henry Huxley



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take a look at
The Curmudgeon Quotelist
http://www.lm.com/~rww/index.html

Quotes that make you think





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