Little Johnny was doing very badly in math. His parents had tried everything; tutors, flash cards, special learning centers, in short, everything they could think of. Finally in a last
ditch effort, they took Johnny down & enrolled him in the local Catholic school. Everything is physics and math.  Katherine Johnson There is no royal road to geometry.  Euclid I graduated first in my class from alibi school.  Jeffrey McDaniel Pure mathematics is the poetry of logical ideas.  Albert Einstein Pure mathematics, may it never be of any use to anyone.  Henry Smith Conflict Of Interest: A dental school with a hockey team  Daffynitions joeks.com If a man's wit be wandering, let him study the mathematics.  Francis Bacon God made the Idiot for practice, and then He made the School Board.  Mark Twain I had an Irish Catholic education. Horrible nuns, vindictive and cruel.  John Lydon A thorough knowledge of the Bible is worth more than a college education.  Theodore Roosevelt 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 To be safe at the expense of the liberty of other people is a difficult equation.  Madeleine Albright If you took love out of the equation, I wouldn't know what else to write about.  Nick Cave Let us grant that the pursuit of mathematics is a divine madness of the human spirit.  Alfred Whitehead When I was in high school, I earned the pimple award and every other grossout award.  Jack Nicholson I'm a Catholic deer hunter. I am happy to be clinging to my guns and my religion.  Paul Ryan When I got outta High School I was driving a truck. I was just a poor boy from Memphis.  Elvis Presley Do not worry about your difficulties in mathematics. I can assure you mine are still greater.  Albert Einstein Mathematics is a game played according to certain simple rules with meaningless marks on paper.  David Hilbert There are 3 kinds of people in this world: those who are good at math, and those who aren't.  Unknown Life on a farm is a school of patience. You can't hurry the crops or make an ox in two days.  Haneri Liogier He was of the faith chiefly in the sense that the church he currently did not attend was Catholic.  Kingsley Amis I must study politics and war that my sons may have the liberty to study mathematics and philosophy.  John Adams Learning by doing, peertopeer teaching, and computer simulation are all part of the same equation.  Nicholas Negroponte I had a feeling once about mathematics – that I saw it all... but it was after dinner and I let it go.  Winston Churchill Mathematics is distinguished from all other sciences except only ethics, in standing in no need of ethics.  Charles Peirce Finish last in your league and they call you idiot. Finish last in medical school and they call you doctor.  Abe Lemons In school, every period ends with a bell. Every sentence ends with a period. Every crime ends with a sentence.  Steven Wright Mathematics is the only science where one never knows what one is talking about nor whether what is said is true.  Bertrand Russell We women know how to take care of everybody so well. But the one person we have written out of the equation is us.  Suze Orman You have to be cool under pressure. You have to be a strategist like chess, and you have to use geometry like billiards.  Bill McBride Mathematics is like checkers in being suitable for the young, not too difficult, amusing, and without peril to the state.  Plato 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 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 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 see also College, Little Johnny, Religious & School Sections Chocolate Math Hangman Math How Can This Be True, Math Nerds? Math Clock Mennonite Longhand Math Proof That “7 x 13 = 28” 
