Science will never be able to reduce the value of a sunset to arithmetic. Nor can it reduce friendship or statesmanship to a formula. Dr. Louis Orr More Dr. Louis Orr Quotes 1

I don't think they did their arithmetic correctly. I think they needed an accountant to go over the numbers. Mary Staples Webber More Mary Staples Webber Quotes 0

Love is a spendthrift, leaves it arithmetic at home, is always in the red. Paul Scherer More Paul Scherer Quotes 0

A teacher's day is half bureaucracy, half crisis, half monotony and one-eighth epiphany. Never mind the arithmetic. Susan Ohanian More Susan Ohanian Quotes 0

They are tested in reading, writing and arithmetic. And in certain grade levels, we have science exams and social studies. Terry McAteer More Terry McAteer Quotes 0

I refer, of course, to the debts our nation has amassed for itself over decades of indulgence. It is the new Red Menace, this time consisting of ink. We can debate its origins endlessly and search for villains on ideological grounds, but the reality is pure arithmetic. Mitch Daniels American Politician More Mitch Daniels Quotes 0

The problem of distinguishing prime numbers from composite numbers and of resolving the latter into their prime factors is known to be one of the most important and useful in arithmetic. Carl Friedrich Gauss German Mathematician More Carl Friedrich Gauss Quotes 0

Arithmetic is where the answer is right and everything is nice and you can look out of the window and see the blue sky - or the answer is wrong and you have to start over and try again and see how it comes out this time. Carl Sandburg American Poet More Carl Sandburg Quotes 0

The desire to economize time and mental effort in arithmetical computations, and to eliminate human liability to error is probably as old as the science of arithmetic itself. Howard Aiken American Scientist More Howard Aiken Quotes 0

Music is the arithmetic of sounds as optics is the geometry of light. Claude Debussy French Composer More Claude Debussy Quotes 0

Crystals grew inside rock like arithmetic flowers. They lengthened and spread, added plane to plane in an awed and perfect obedience to an absolute geometry that even stones - maybe only the stones - understood. Annie Dillard American Author More Annie Dillard Quotes 0

The analysis of variance is not a mathematical theorem, but rather a convenient method of arranging the arithmetic. Ronald Fisher English Mathematician More Ronald Fisher Quotes 0

We have the most crude accounting tools. It's tragic because our accounts and our national arithmetic doesn't tell us the things that we need to know. Susan George American Activist More Susan George Quotes 0

The hardest arithmetic to master is that which enables us to count our blessings. Eric Hoffer American Writer More Eric Hoffer Quotes 0

Arithmetic! Algebra! Geometry! Grandiose trinity! Luminous triangle! Whoever has not known you is without sense! Comte de Lautreamont French Poet More Comte de Lautreamont Quotes 0

Many who have had an opportunity of knowing any more about mathematics confuse it with arithmetic, and consider it an arid science. In reality, however, it is a science which requires a great amount of imagination. Sofia Kovalevskaya Russian Mathematician More Sofia Kovalevskaya Quotes 0

Schools are really bad now. Schools are not only bad in reading, writing and arithmetic, they're worse in cultural aspects, like in music and art. They don't teach you anything. John Kricfalusi Canadian Artist More John Kricfalusi Quotes 0

The numbers may be said to rule the whole world of quantity, and the four rules of arithmetic may be regarded as the complete equipment of the mathematician. James C. Maxwell Scottish Mathematician More James C. Maxwell Quotes 0

He who refuses to do arithmetic is doomed to talk nonsense. John McCarthy American Politician More John McCarthy Quotes 0

He who refuses to do arithmetic is doomed to talk nonsense. John McCarthy American Politician More John McCarthy Quotes 0

In the arithmetic of love, one plus one equals everything, and two minus one equals nothing. Mignon McLaughlin American Journalist More Mignon McLaughlin Quotes 0

I was always looking ahead. I used to do all kinds of things for entertainment. When I was young, we had no radio, no TV. We were 30 miles from the public library, out in the sticks in Western Kansas, and so I'd do arithmetic exercises. Clyde Tombaugh American Scientist More Clyde Tombaugh Quotes 0

Crystals grew inside rock like arithmetic flowers. They lengthened and spread, added plane to plane in an awed and perfect obedience to an absolute geometry that even stones -- maybe only the stones -- understood. Annie Dillard American Author More Annie Dillard Quotes 0