English Mathematician Quotes

175 English Mathematician quotes:

"To myself I am only a child playing on the beach, while vast oceans of truth lie undiscovered before me."
"If I have seen further than others, it is by standing upon the shoulders of giants."
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"We build too many walls and not enough bridges."
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"I was like a boy playing on the sea-shore, and diverting myself now and then finding a smoother pebble or a prettier shell than ordinary, whilst the great ocean of truth lay all undiscovered before me."
"To me there has never been a higher source of earthly honor or distinction than that connected with advances in science."
"It is the weight, not numbers of experiments that is to be regarded."
"If I have done the public any service, it is due to my patient thought."
"Errors are not in the art but in the artificers."
"To every action there is always opposed an equal reaction."
"We are to admit no more causes of natural things than such as are both true and sufficient to explain their appearances."
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"I can calculate the motion of heavenly bodies, but not the madness of people."
"A man may imagine things that are false, but he can only understand things that are true, for if the things be false, the apprehension of them is not understanding."
"If I have seen farther than others, it is because I was standing on the shoulders of giants."
"Tact is the art of making a point without making an enemy."
"Ideas won't keep, something must be done about them."
"True courage is not the brutal force of vulgar heroes, but the firm resolve of virtue and reason."
"It is the business of the future to be dangerous; and it is among the merits of science that it equips the future for its duties."
"To call in the statistician after the experiment is done may be no more than asking him to perform a post-mortem examination: he may be able to say what the experiment died of."
"The object of pure physics is the unfolding of the laws of the intelligible world; the object of pure mathematics that of unfolding the laws of human intelligence."
"If a dog jumps in your lap, it is because he is fond of you; but if a cat does the same thing, it is because your lap is warmer."
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