Quotes Collected During Winter Break 2008-2009

These quotes have been added to GDT::Quotes during Winter Break 2008-2009. The most recently added quotes are displayed first.

What is mathematics? It's neither physical nor mental, it's social.
It's part of culture, it's part of history. It's like law, like religion,
like money, like all those other things which are very real, but only
as part of collective human consciousness. That's what math is.

-- Reuben Hersh (01927-) {American mathematician; more...} [mathematics]

Imagine a world in which every single person on the planet
is given free access to the sum of all human knowledge.

-- Jimmy Wales (01966-) {Wikipedia founder; more...} [knowledge]

The numbers are a catalyst that can help turn
raving madmen into polite humans.

-- Philip Davis (01923-) {American mathematician; more...} [numbers]

A discovery is said to be an accident meeting a prepared mind.
-- Albert Szent-Gyorgyi (01893-01986) {Hungarian physiologist; more...} [discovery]

QOTW::Fall Semester 2008

Creator: Gerald Thurman [gthurman@gmail.com]
Created: 23 December 2008
Last Modified: Saturday, 05-Jan-2013 11:17:38 MST