Quotes of the Month

 
"You can’t view training solely as a stepping stone to something loftier.  It’s got to be an end in itself.  The secret is to try to enjoy it."    
– Chris Hadfield
"When two members of the Arts Faculty argue, they may find it impossible to reach a resolution.  When two mathematicians argue – and they do, often in a highly emotional and aggressive way – suddenly one will stop, and say, "I’m sorry, you’re quite right, now I see my mistake.”  And they will go off and have lunch together, the best of friends."
– Ian Stewart

 

"Mathematics provides a comfortable island of black and white in a world which is a muddle of shades of gray."

 

– Dan Rockmore