Escher Dilemma

Coming or going, mind the steps!

The mathematical  Art  of M. C. Escher, a Dutch graphic artist
known for his mathematically-inspired woodcuts,
lithographs, and mezzotints

Life is holy puzzle. - Lailah G. Akita

Our whole life is solving puzzles. - Erno Rubik

Golf is a puzzle without an answer. - Gary Player

Revolutions never occur in mathematics. - Michael Crowe

Mathematics knows no races or geographic boundaries. - David Hilbert

The world's a puzzle; no need to make sense out of it. - Socrates

The problems of puzzles are very near the problems of life. - Erno Rubik

Math is like love - a simple idea but it can get complicated. - R. Drabek

Tell the truth so as to puzzle and confound your adversaries. - Henry Wotton

Mathematics is the science which uses easy words for hard ideas. - James Roy Newman

I don't use simple words. I make games and puzzles with my songs. - Lisa Loeb

An optimist is a man who starts a crossword puzzle with a fountain pen. - Unknown

In mathematics, you don't understand things. You just get used to them. - John von Neumann

Perhaps the most surprising thing about mathematics is that it is so surprising. - E.C. Titchmarsh

Film is one of the three universal languages, the other two: mathematics and music. - Frank Capra

Life is good for only two things: discovering mathematics and teaching mathematics. - Simeon Poisson

For the things of this world cannot be made known without a knowledge of mathematics. - Roger Bacon

Sometimes the hardest pieces of a puzzle to assemble, are the ones missing from the box. - Dixie Waters

Writing is mentally stimulating; it's like a puzzle that makes you think all the time. - Stephanie Zimbalist

Mathematics is the cheapest science. All one needs for mathematics is a pencil and a paper. - George Polya

For the execution of the voyage to the Indies, I did not make use of intelligence, mathematics or maps. - Christopher Columbus

I'm going to be eighty soon, and I guess the one thing that puzzles me most is how quick it got here. - Roy Acuff

I'm taking memory power boost tablets to help me every day and doing the puzzles to help me stay focused. - Terry Bradshaw

A good puzzle, it's a fair thing. Nobody is lying. It's very clear, and the problem depends just on you. - Erno Rubik

Mathematics may be compared to a mill of exquisite workmanship, which grinds your stuff to any degree of fineness. - Thomas Huxley

You can go your whole life and not need math or physics for a minute, but the ability to tell a joke is always handy. - Garrison Keillor

The most painful thing about mathematics is how far away you are from being able to use it after you have learned it. - James Newman

Mathematics is like checkers in being suitable for the young, not too difficult, amusing, and without peril to the state. - Plato

Mathematics is indeed dangerous in that it absorbs students to such a degree that it dulls their senses to everything else. - Prinz zu Hohlenlohe-Ingelfingen Kraft

A formal manipulator in mathematics often experiences the discomforting feeling that his pencil surpasses him in intelligence. - Howard Eves

Amazingly when you add life and consciousness to the equation you can actually explain some of the biggest puzzles of science. - Robert Lanza

We are all important parts of a much larger system, pieces of the universe's puzzle that would not be complete without us. - Russell E. Dobda

Mathematics may be defined as the subject in which we never know what we are talking about, nor whether what we are saying is true. - Rene Descartes

Returning home is the most difficult part of long-distance hiking. You have grown outside the puzzle and your piece no longer fits. - Cindy Ross

Doctors are saying that each piece of bacon you eat takes 9 minutes off of your life. Based on that math, I should have died in 1732. - Unknown

The real question one should ask when presented with a puzzle is, "Should I solve it? Do I really need to know the answer?" - Tony DiTerlizzi

Mathematics is not a careful march down a well-cleared highway, but a journey into a strange wilderness where the explorers often get lost. - W.S. Anglin

Don't lie. Life is a puzzle and we are all unique pieces. When you lie, you make it impossible to find your true place in the grand design. - Steve Maraboli

The monkeys solved the puzzle simply because they found it gratifying to solve puzzles. They enjoyed it. The joy of the task was its own reward. - Daniel H. Pink

When I studied graphic design, I learned a valuable lesson: There's no perfect answer to the puzzle, and creativity is a renewable resource. - Biz Stone

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