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141. "If there is a problem you can't solve, then there is an easier problem you can solve: find it."
- George Polya
142. "Mathematics is no more computation than typing is literature."
- John Allen Paulos
143. "Being defeated is often a temporary condition. Giving up is what makes it permanent."
- Marilyn vos Savant
144. "We have to do with the past only as we can make it useful to the present and the future."
- Frederick Douglass
145. "It is clear that the chief end of mathematical study must be to make the students think."
- John Wesley Young
146. "The life of a mathematician is dominated by an insatiable curiosity, a desire bordering on passion to solve the problems he is studying."
- Jean Diedonne
147. "Algebra is generous; she often gives more than is asked of her."
- D'Alembert
148. "Education is worth little if it teaches only how to make a living rather than how to make a life."
- Mary Hatwood Futrell
149. "Pure mathematics is, in its way, the poetry of logical ideas."
- Albert Einstein
150. "The Mean Value Theorem is the midwife of calculus - not very important or glamorous by itself, but often helping to deliver other theorems that are of major significance."
- E. Purcell and D.Varberg
151. "The advancement and perfection of mathematics are intimately connected with the prosperity of the state."
- Napoleon Bonaparte
152. "Adapt or perish, now as ever, in nature's inexorable imperative."
- H.G. Wells
153. "Too many people today know the price of everything and the value of nothing."
- Oscar Wilde
154. "If you have built castles in the air, your work need not be lost; that is where they should be. Now put the foundations under them."
- Henry David Thoreau
155. "You may not control all the events that happen to you, but you can decide not to be reduced by them."
- Maya Angelou
156. "The mistakes and unresolved difficulties of the past in mathematics have always been the opportunities of its future."
- Eric Temple Bell
157. "We make a living by what we get, but we make a life by what we give."
- Sir Winston Churchill
158. "A surprising portion of mathematicians are accomplished musicians. Is it because music and mathematics share patterns that are beautiful?"
- Martin Gardner
159. "If I were again beginning my studies, I would follow the advice of Plato and start with mathematics."
- Galilei Galileo
160. "Mathematics is a place where you can do things which you can't do in the real world."
- Marcus Du Sautoy
161. "But in my opinion, all things, in nature occur mathematically."
- René Descartes
162. "The person who does the work is the only one who learns."
- Harry Wong
163. "It is the mark of an educated mind to be able to entertain a thought without accepting it."
- Aristotle
164. "Everyone who remembers his own education remembers teachers, not methods and techniques. The teacher is the heart of the educational system."
- Sidney Hook
165. "Better than a thousands days of diligent study is one day with a great teacher.."
- Japanese Proverb
166. "If you think education is expensive, try ignorance."
- Derek Bok
167. "The best way to predict your future is to create it."
- Abraham Lincoln
168. "The beautiful thing about learning is that no one can take it away from you."
- B.B. King
169. "You can never be overdressed or over educated."
- Oscar Wilde
170. "Too often we give students answers to remember rather than problems to solve."
- Roger Lewin
171. "Students don't care how much you know until they know how much you care."
- Unknown
172. "A man may die, nations may rise and fall, but ideas live on."
- John F. Kennedy
173. "A hundred times every day I remind myself that inner and outer life depend on the labors of other men, living and dead, and that I must exert myself in order to give in the same measure as I have received and am still receiving."
- Albert Einstein
174. "When one door closes another opens; but we so often look so long and so regretfully upon the closed door, that we do not see the ones which open for us."
- Alexander Graham Bell
175. "Any time you are given something for free, be gracious and mindful that someone somewhere still had to pay for it."
- Matt Winking


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