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Here are the best inspirational quotes and sayings for 2023 to inspire students and teachers that you can share on world math day.

**Quotes About Power Of Mathematics**

1. “The essence of mathematics is not to make simple things complicated, but to make complicated things simple” – Stan Gudder

2. “Mathematics, even in its present and most abstract state, is not detached from life. It is just the ideal handling of the problems of life” – Cassius Jackson Keyser

3. “Mathematics knows no races or geographic boundaries; for mathematics, the cultural world is one country” – David Hilbert

4. “Mathematics is the supreme judge; from its decisions there is no appeal” – Tobias Dantzig

5. “Mathematics is not about numbers, equations, computations, or algorithms: it is about understanding” – William Paul Thurston

6. “Mathematics as an expression of the human mind reflects the active will, the contemplative reason, and the desire for aesthetic perfection. Its basic elements are logic and intuition, analysis and construction, generality and individuality” – Richard Courant

7. “Do not imagine that mathematics is hard and crabbed, and repulsive to common sense. It is merely the etherealization of common sense” – Lord Kelvin

8. “The study of mathematics begins in minuteness but ends in magnificence” – Charles Caleb Colton

**Math Quotes For Life**

9. “If people do not believe that mathematics is simple, it is only because they do not realize how complicated life is” – John von Neumann

10. “Mathematics expresses values that reflect the cosmos, including orderliness, balance, harmony, logic, and abstract beauty” – Deepak Chopra

11. “Mathematics compares the most diverse phenomena and discovers the secret analogies that unite them” – Joseph Fourier

12. “What is mathematics? It is only a systematic effort of solving puzzles posed by nature” – Shakuntala Devi

13. “Mathematical Knowledge adds a manly Vigour to the Mind, frees it from Prejudice, Credulity, and Superstition” – John Arbuthnot

14. “Math is a weave of many threads: the formal and the intuitive, the simple and the profound, the momentary and the eternal. Love the thread you love. But never mistake it for the tapestry” – Ben Orlin

15. “Doing mathematics should always mean finding patterns and crafting beautiful and meaningful explanations” – Paul Lockhart

16. “In mathematics the art of proposing a question must be held of higher value than solving it” – Georg Ferdinand Ludwig Philipp Cantor

**Quotes For Math Lovers**

17. “Mathematics is a place where you can do things which you can’t do in the real world” – Marcus du Sautoy

18. “Mathematics rightly viewed possesses not only truth but supreme beauty” – Bertrand Russell

19. “Mathematics is the science which uses easy words for hard ideas” – Edward Kasner

20. “One of the endlessly alluring aspects of mathematics is that its thorniest paradoxes have a way of blooming into beautiful theories” – Philip J. Davis

21. “Mathematics is the most beautiful and most powerful creation of the human spirit” – Stefan Banach

22. “Without mathematics, there’s nothing you can do. Everything around you is mathematics. Everything around you is numbers” – Shakuntala Devi

23. “Mathematics is the cheapest science. Unlike physics or chemistry, it does not require any expensive equipment. All one needs for mathematics is a pencil and paper” – Polya George

24. “Obvious is the most dangerous word in mathematics” – Eric Temple Bell

**Short Quotes And Sayings On Math**

25. “Mathematics is the art of explanation” – Paul Lockhart

26. “Mathematics is the poetry of logical ideas” – Albert Einstein

27. “Mathematics is the music of reason” – James Joseph Sylvester

28. “Mathematics is the queen of the science” – Carl Friedrich Gauss

29. “Mathematics is the science of what is clear by itself” – Carl Jacobi

30. “There should be no such thing as boring mathematics” – Edsger Dijkstra

31. “The only way to learn mathematics is to do mathematics” – Paul Halmos

32. “The essence of mathematics lies in its freedom” – Georg Cantor

**Quotes On Maths For Students**

33. “It is clear that the chief end of mathematical study must be to make the students think” – John Wesley Young

34. “Mathematics is the gate and key to science” – Roger Bacon

35. “Go down deep enough into anything and you will find mathematics” – Dean Schlicter

36. “Nature is written in mathematical language” – Galileo Galilei

37. “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

38. “Mathematics are the result of mysterious powers which no one understands” – Marston Morse

39. “Mathematics allows for no hypocrisy and no vagueness” – Stendhal

40. “Life is good for only two things, discovering mathematics and teaching mathematics” – Simeon Poisson

41. “Mathematics has beauty and romance” – Marcus du Sautoy

42. “It is impossible to be a mathematician without being a poet in soul” – Sofia Kovalevskaya

**Math Quotes For Teachers**

43. “It’s fine to work on any problem, so long as it generates interesting mathematics along the way — even if you don’t solve it at the end of the day” – Andrew Wiles

44. “The pure mathematician, like the musician, is a free creator of his world of ordered beauty” – Bertrand Russell

45. “The definition of a good mathematical problem is the mathematics it generates rather than the problem itself” – Andrew Wiles

46. “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

47. “You don’t have to be a mathematician to have a feel for numbers” – John Forbes Nash, Jr.

48. “Mathematics consists of proving the most obvious thing in the least obvious way” – George Polye

49. “The mathematician has reached the highest rung on the ladder of human thought” – Havelock Ellis

50. “In mathematics, you don’t understand things. You just get used to them” – John von Neumann

51. “It is the perennial youthfulness of mathematics itself which marks it off with a disconcerting immortality from the other sciences” – E.T. Bell

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