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Everything is physics and math. - Katherine Johnson

Revolutions never occur in mathematics. - Michael Crowe

College is a refuge from hasty judgment. - Robert Frost

Mathematics: the only subject that counts. - Unknown

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

Pure mathematics is the poetry of logical ideas. - Albert Einstein

Most every dental school has discount dental services. - Matthew Lesko

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

A child educated only at school is an uneducated child. - George Santayana

You can lead a boy to college but you cannot make him think. - Elbert Hubbard

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

School Of Hard Knocks: Where they train door-to-door salesmen - Daffynitions

Those who go to college and never get out are called professors. - George Givot

Law school is the opposite of sex. Even when it's good it's lousy. - Unknown

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

Drum soloing is like doing a marathon and solving equations at the same time. - Neil Peart

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

Someone told me that each equation I included in the book would halve the sales. - Stephen Hawking

If a young person has any idealism at all, it's strongest about the time he finishes college. - Sargent Shriver

Learning by doing, peer-to-peer teaching, and computer simulation are all part of the same equation. - Nicholas Negroponte

I learned law so well, the day I graduated I used the college, won the case, and got my tuition back. - Fred Allen

True terror is to wake up one morning and discover that your high school class is running the country. - Kurt Vonnegut

I had a feeling once about mathematics – that I saw it all... but it was after dinner and I let it go. - Winston Churchill

It used to take me all vacation to grow a new hide in place of the one they flogged off me during school term. - Mark Twain

In school, every period ends with a bell. Every sentence ends with a period. Every crime ends with a sentence. - Steven Wright

There are advantages to being President. The day after I was elected, I had my high school grades classified Top Secret. - Ronald Reagan

Aftermath: 1. The period following algebra; 2. The horrible headache you have when you've finished the algebra test. - Daffynitions

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

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

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

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

I've been doing projects outdoors for the public. I made pigeons eat geometry by putting bread out in rhomboids and triangles. - Jenny Holzer

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

You can't be afraid of getting old. Old is good, if you're gathering in life. Our band is good at understanding that equation. - Bruce Springsteen

In the real world, the smartest people are people who make mistakes and learn. In school, the smartest people don't make mistakes. - Robert T Kiyosaki

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

A man who has never gone to school may steal from a freight car; but if he has a university education, he may steal the whole railroad. - Theodore Roosevelt

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

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

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