. If people do not believe that mathematics is simple, it is only becausethey do not realize how complicated life is .
. The mathematical sciences particularly exhibit order, symmetry, and limitation; and these are the greatest forms of the beautiful .
. Mathematicians are [like] a sort of Frenchmen; if you talk to them, they translate it into their own language, and then it is immediately something quite different .
. Mathematics is the queen of sciences and arithmetic is the queen of mathematics .
. The study of mathematics, like the Nile, begins in minuteness but ends in magnificence .