God exists since mathematics is consistent, and the devil exists since we cannot prove the consistency.
TOPICS: God, humor
The tantalizing and compelling pursuit of mathematical problems offers mental absorption, peace of mind amid endless challenges, repose in activity, battle without conflict, refuge from the goading urgency of contingent happenings, and the sort of beauty changeless mountains present to senses tried by the present-day kaleidoscope of events.
TOPICS: problems, learning
Statistics: the mathematical theory of ignorance.
TOPICS: statistics, humor
Mathematicians create by acts of insight and intuition. Logic then sanctions the conquests of intuition.
TOPICS: mathematicians, intuition, logic
Logic is the art of going wrong with confidence.
TOPICS: logic, humor