"There'll be plenty of time to rest in grave."
"Why are numbers beautiful? It's like asking, why is the 9th symphony of Beethoven beautiful. If you don't know why, know one can tell you. I know that numbers are beautiful. If they aren't, nothing is."
- Paul Erdös (Ths 1st quote is my perhaps my favourite.)
"I don't believe in natural science. I only believe in a priori truth."
"All generalizations -- perhaps except this one -- are false.["
"Either mathematics is too big for the human mind or human mind is more than a machine."
- Kurt Gödel
"My theory stands as firm as a rock; every arrow directed against it will quickly return to the archer. How do I know this? Because I have studied it from all sides for many years; because I have examined all objections which have ever been made against the infinite numbers; and above all because I have followed its roots, so to speak, to the first infallible cause of all created things."
- Georg Cantor
"If one were to gather 10 smartest men of the world, and asked them, what was the dumbest thing in existence, they could not find anything as stupid as astrology."
"Wir müssen wissen. Wir werden wissen.
We must know. We will know."
- David Hilbert
"Politics is for the present, but an equation is something for eternity."
"The most incomprehensible thing about the world is that it is comprehensible."
"The power of accurate observation is commonly called cynicism by those who have not got it."
- George Bernard Shaw
"When a thing has been said well, have no scruple. Take it and copy it."
"Next to being witty yourself, the best thing is to quote another's wit."
"There are two rules for success. (1) Never tell everything you know."
- Roger Lincoln
"Everything has its beginning... but it doesn't start at "one". It starts long before that... in chaos. The world is born... from zero."
"Taking it back to one solves nothing. So long as sero remains, one will eventually grow to 100 again."
"The moment zero becomes one is the moment the world springs to life."
- Big Boss
"Unless the light is put out, the shadows cannot be erased. So long as there is light... erasing shadows will do no good."
- Liquid Ocelot
Edited by Nevar, 18 September 2008 - 08:32 PM.