Give up? Click here for the answer There is no royal road to geometry.  Euclid The XFiles: The mystery of algebra  Daffynitions joeks.com Math research is more like a marathon.  Terence Tao Does the Little Mermaid wear an algebra?  George Carlin College is a refuge from hasty judgment.  Robert Frost Algebra: Undergarment worn by female math teachers  Daffynitions joeks.com Mathematics knows no races or geographic boundaries.  David Hilbert I go to school, but I never learn what I want to know.  Bill Watterson Pure mathematics, may it never be of any use to anyone.  Henry Smith Dear Math: I'm not a therapist. Solve your own problems.  Unknown A college education shows a man how little other people know.  T.C. Hailburton Math is like love  a simple idea but it can get complicated.  R. Drabek In real life, I assure you, there is no such thing as algebra.  Fran Lebowitz "Obvious" is the most dangerous word in mathematics.  Eric T. Bell Law school is the opposite of sex. Even when it's good it's lousy.  Unknown High school is a lot like toilet paper: you only miss it when it's gone.  Unknown Education is what remains after one has forgotten what one has learned in school.  Albert Einstein In one equation you can solve all the puzzles of life. It is the equation of giving.  Amit Ray When I was in high school, I earned the pimple award and every other grossout award.  Jack Nicholson In the first place God made idiots. This was for practice. Then He made school boards.  Mark Twain There are 3 kinds of people in this world: those who are good at math, and those who aren't.  Unknown If I feel unhappy, I do mathematics to become happy. If I am happy, I do mathematics to keep happy.  Alfred Renyi I learned law so well, the day I graduated I used the college, won the case, and got my tuition back.  Fred Allen Finish last in your league and they call you idiot. Finish last in medical school and they call you doctor.  Abe Lemons Stand firm in your refusal to remain conscious during algebra. In real life there is no such thing as algebra.  Fran Lebowitz I played basketball in high school, and I love watching sports  I'll watch everything except maybe hockey.  Andy Roddick 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 Aftermath: 1. The period following algebra; 2. The horrible headache you have when you've finished the algebra test.  Daffynitions joeks.com 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 Probably no symbol in mathematics has evoked as much mystery, romanticism, misconception and human interest as the number pi.  William L Schaaf 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 I think sleeping was my problem in school. If school had started at four in the afternoon, I'd be a college graduate today.  George Foreman 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 My son really has the spirit of Valentine's Day. When he was in college, he used to send his mother a heartshaped box of laundry.  Milton Berle As far as the laws of mathematics refer to reality, they are not certain; and as far as they are certain, they do not refer to reality.  Albert Einstein 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 Imagining what a character will do in a given situation  it's like an equation, and working it out is a marathon rather than a sprint.  Callum Turner I tell them that if they will occupy themselves with the study of mathematics they will find it the best remedy against the lusts of the flesh.  Thomas Mann Charity is a very personal equation, like we say charity begins at home. It starts with your immediate help in the house: the people who work for you.  Malaika A. Khan see also Puzzle Section 
