Steven Strogatz Quotes.
When you love a problem, its contours, obstacles and resistances are all just part of its character.
The frequencies of the notes in a scaleвЂ”do, re, mi, fa, sol, la, ti, doвЂ”sound to us like theyвЂ™re rising in equal steps. But objectively their vibrational frequencies are rising by equal multiples. We perceive pitch logarithmically.
One of the pleasures of looking at the world through mathematical eyes is that you can see certain patterns that would otherwise be hidden.
I loved this smart, funny, big-hearted novel. As hilarious and wise as early Philip Roth, The Mathematician’s Shiva will delight and move you.
When you create something new, you’re breaking tradition – which is an act of defiance.
You can get a certain amount of pleasure as a mathematical spectator, reading and watching some of the most beautiful arguments that have been created in the history of humanity. But that’s too passive.