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Top Reasons To Be A Math Teacher

Sines of great teaching at Grove City College

Top Reasons To Be A Math Teacher thanks to Ryan West, Oak Harbor, Washington

10 - You know all the angles
9 - Life always adds up
8 - You know all the pi jokes
7 - Irrational is not so bad
6 - Infinity and beyond... been there, done that
5 - It’s OK to be obtuse
4 - You always knew your raise would be an imaginary number
3 - You can do the math
2 - You believe in a Higher Power
1 - You’ve got the best pickup line: “What’s your sine?”

Everything is physics and math. - Katherine Johnson

There is no royal road to geometry. - Euclid

Mathematics has beauties of its own. - J.W.A. Young

Revolutions never occur in mathematics. - Michael Crowe

Does the Little Mermaid wear an algebra? - George Carlin

College is a refuge from hasty judgment. - Robert Frost

I graduated first in my class from alibi school. - Jeffrey McDaniel

Pedestrian: a man whose son is home from college. - Unknown

Mathematics knows no races or geographic boundaries. - David Hilbert

Pure mathematics, may it never be of any use to anyone. - Henry Smith

I am an expert in Higher Level Math: You + God = Enough - Zig Ziglar

Cauliflower is nothing but cabbage with a college education. - Mark Twain

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

Mathematics has given economics rigor, but alas, also mortis. - Robert Heilbroner

If a man's wit be wandering, let him study the mathematics. - Francis Bacon

I was a great student at a great school, Wharton School of Finance. - Donald Trump

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

Mathematics consists of proving the most obvious thing in the least obvious way. - George Polya

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

To be safe at the expense of the liberty of other people is a difficult equation. - Madeleine Albright

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

Let us grant that the pursuit of mathematics is a divine madness of the human spirit. - Alfred Whitehead

The college graduate is presented with a sheepskin to cover his intellectual nakedness. - Robert M. Hutchins

Nothing changes the gender equation more significantly than women's economic freedom. - Gloria Steinem

Mathematics is a game played according to certain simple rules with meaningless marks on paper. - David Hilbert

It's not uncommon to see kids on the school bus reading books and doing homework on the bus. - Anthony Amero

Mathematics is distinguished from all other sciences except only ethics, in standing in no need of ethics. - Charles Peirce

You learn how to be book smart in school, but you better not forget that you also need to be street smart. - Harvey Mackay

At the end of the day if you want to entertain people, you've got to take your ego out of the equation. - Paul Feig

I played basketball in high school, and I love watching sports - I'll watch everything except maybe hockey. - Andy Roddick

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

In my last year of school, I was voted Class Optimist and Class Pessimist. Looking back, I realize I was only half right. - Jack Nicholson

I went to a Catholic boys' school for a year, but that was to play hockey. Religion class was quite contentious for me. - Keanu Reeves

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

The Arc de Triomphe, the Eiffel Tower. They're monumental. They're straight out of Page 52 in your school history book. - Billy Crystal

Risk and failure is a part of our equation, and if you are seeing too little failure, you are actually probably not taking enough risks. - Peter Barris

Mathematics began to seem too much like puzzle solving. Physics is puzzle solving, too, but of puzzles created by nature, not by the mind of man. - Maria G. Mayer

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