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106. "Inspiration is the impact of a fact on a well-prepared mind."
- Louis Pasteur
107. "42.7% of all statistics are made up on the spot."
- Steven Wright
108. "Failure is the opportunity to begin again, more intelligently."
- Henry Ford
109. "Education is the key to unlock the golden door of freedom."
- George Washington Carver
110. "The mathematician has reached the highest rung on the ladder of human thought."
- Havelock Ellis
111. "A diagram is worth a thousand words."
- Carl E. Linderholm
112. "Success usually comes to those who are too busy to be looking for it."
- Henry David Thoreau
113. "If people do not believe that mathematics is simple, it is only because they do not realize how complicated life is."
- Unknown
114. "Character is what you are when no one is watching."
- Unknown
115. "The journey for an education starts with a childhood question."
- David L. Finn
116. "If you go fishing you may not catch any fish. If you don't go fishing, you'll never catch a fish."
- Alex F. Osborn
117. "The moving power of mathematical invention is not reasoning but imagination."
- Augustus de Morgan
118. "What is now proved was once only imagined."
- Proverb
119. "Since the mathematicians have invaded the theory of relativity, I do not understand it myself anymore."
- Albert Einstein
120. "Geometry is the science of correct reasoning on incorrect figures."
- George Polya
121. "Five out of four people have trouble with fractions."
- Steven Wright
122. "Don't go around saying the world owes you a living. The world owes you nothing. It was here first."
- Mark Twain
123. "I never got a pass mark in math... Just imagine - mathematicians now use my prints to illustrate their books."
- M. C. Escher
124. "If you find a path with no obstacles, it probably doesn't lead anywhere."
- Frank A. Clark
125. "Out of the public schools comes the greatness of the nation."
- Mark Twain
126. "To learn, you must want to be taught."
- Proverb
127. "The purpose of education... is to create in a person the ability to look at the world for himself, to make his own decisions."
- James Baldwin
128. "The calculus is the greatest aid we have to the application of physical truth in the broadest sense of the word."
- W.F. Osgood
129. "A great memory does not make a mind, any more than a dictionary is a piece of literature."
- Unknown
130. "A problem well stated is half-solved."
- John Dewey
131. "The first rule of discovery is to have brains and good luck. The second rule of discovery is to sit tight and wait till you get a bright idea."
- George Polya
132. "I have no particular talent. I am only inquisitive."
- Albert Einstein
133. "... it is the greatest achievement of a teacher to enable his students to surpass him."
- John Kemeny
134. "Algebra is the intellectual instrument which has been created for rendering clear the quantitative aspects of the world."
- Alfred North Whitehead
135. "Millions saw the apple fall, but Newton asked why."
- Bernard Baruch
136. "Who has not been amazed to learn that the function y = e^x, like a phoenix rising form its own ashes, is its own derivative?."
- Francois le Lionnais
137. "No country can really develop unless its citizens are educated."
- Nelson Mandela
138. "The best teacher is no the one who knows most, but the one who is most capable of reducing knowledge to that simple compound of the obvious and wonderful."
- H.L. Mencken
139. "It is not enough to have a good mind. The main thing is to use it well."
- René Descartes
140. "There are many questions which fools can ask that wise men cannot answer."
- George Polya


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