• You can’t be perfect, but if you don’t try, you won’t be good enough. — Paul Halmos
  • Revenge is a dish best served cold. — Mario Puzo in The Godfather
  • E = mc^2 — Albert Einstein
  • Life is like riding a bicycle. To keep your balance you must keep moving. — Albert Einstein
  • A mathematician is a blind man in a dark room looking for a black cat which isn’t there.
    -Charles Darwin
  • The best way out is always through. — Robert Frost
  • You have to let it all go, Neo. Fear, doubt, and disbelief. Free your mind. — Morpheus in The Matrix
  • Everything that has a beginning has an end. — The Oracle, in The Matrix Revolutions
  • Like I always say, there’s no ‘I’ in “team”. There is a ‘me’, though, if you jumble it up. — David Shore
  • If I could remember the names of all these particles, I’d be a botanist. — Enrico Fermi
  • Everyone is entitled to be stupid, but some abuse the privilege. –Anonymous
  • Don’t raise your voice; improve your argument. — Anonymous’ father
  • In mathematics you don’t understand things. You just get used to them. –John von Neumann
  • Oh, he seems like an okay person, except for being a little strange in some ways. All day he sits at his desk and scribbles, scribbles, scribbles. Then, at the end of the day, he takes the sheets of paper he’s scribbled on, scrunches them all up, and throws them in the trash can. — J. von Neumann’s housekeeper, describing her employer
  • (The Big Bang Theory) Sheldon: You’re not done with her, are you?
    Leonard: Our babies will be smart AND beautiful.
    Sheldon: Not to mention imaginary!
  • A paradox is not a conflict within reality. It is a conflict between reality and your feeling of what reality should be like. — Richard Fenyman
  • I have never met a man so ignorant that I couldn’t learn something from him. — Galileo Galilei
  • Never judge a book by its movie. — J W Eagan
  • Hell hath no fury like a woman scorned. — William Congreve
  • Who can does; who cannot do, teaches; who cannot teach, teaches teachers. — Paul Erdos.
  • Mathematics requires a small dose, not of genius, but of an imaginative freedom which, in a larger dose, would be insanity. And if mathematicians tend to burn out early in their careers, it is probably because life has forced them to acquire too much common sense, thereby rendering them too sane to work. But by then they are sane enough to teach, so a use can still be found for them. — Angus K. Rodgers

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