“Wherever there is number, there is beauty.” -Proclus

“The book of nature is written in the language of Mathematic” -Galileo

“Mathemathics is the queen of the science” – Carl Friedrich Gauss

“The advancement and perfection of Mathematics are intimately connected with the prosperity of the State” -Napoleon

“A Mathematician who is not also something of a poet will never be a complete mathematician” -Karl Weierstrass

“The mathematician does not study pure mathematics because it is useful; he studies it because he delights in it and he delights in it because it is beautiful” Georg Cantor

“Pure mathematics is, in its way, the poetry of logical ideas.” -Albert Einstein

“Do not worry too much about your difficulty in mathematics, I can assure you that mine are still greater.” -Albert Einstein

“How can it be that mathematics, a product of human thought independent of experience, is so admirably adapted to the objects of reality?” -Albert Einstein

“Beauty is the first test; there is no permanent place in the world for ugly mathematics.” -Godfrey Harold Hardy

“The study of mathematics is apt to commence in disappointment.” Alfred North Whitehead

“A Man is like a fraction whose numerator is what he is and whose denominator is what he thinks of himself. The larger the denominator, the smaller the fraction.” -Tolstoy

“All mathematicians share… a sense of amazement over the infinite depth and mysterious beauty and usefulness of mathematics.” -Martin Gardner

“in the fall of 1972, President Nixon announced that the rate increase of inflation was decreasing. This was the first time a president used the third derivative to advance his case for re-election.” -Hugo Rossi

“He who asks a question is a fool for five minutes; he who does not ask a question remains a fool forever.” -Confucius

Which is your favorite of the above Math Quotes? Do you have any other inspirational quotes about math to share? Let me know!

About The Author:Caroline Mukisa is the founder of Maths Insider. A Cambridge University educated math teacher, she's been involved in math education for over 20 years as a teacher, tutor, Kumon instructor, Thinkster Math instructor and math ed blogger. She is the author of the insanely helpful ebook "The Ultimate Kumon Review" and insanely useful website "31 Days to Faster Times Tables" You can follow her math tips on Facebook and follow her on Twitter @mathsinsider