Inspirational Algebra Quotes On Success In Life

These algebra quotes will inspire you. Algebra is the part of mathematics in which letters and other general symbols are used to represent numbers and quantities in formulae and equations.

A collection of motivating, happy, and encouraging algebra quotes, algebra sayings, and algebra proverbs.

Best Algebra Quotes

  1. “In real life, I assure you, there is no such thing as algebra.” ~ Fran Lebowitz
  2. “As long as algebra is taught in school, there will be prayer in school.” ~ Cokie Roberts
  3. “The only way to learn mathematics is to do mathematics.” ~ Paul Halmos
  4. “Dear Algebra, stop asking us to find your X, she’s not coming back” ~ Woody Paige

  5. “Algebra is generous; she often gives more than is asked of her.” ~ Jean le Rond d’Alembert
  6. “Algebra is the intellectual instrument which has been created for rendering clear the quantitative aspects of the world.” ~ Alfred North Whitehead
  7. “It is hard to convince a high-school student that he will encounter a lot of problems more difficult than those of algebra and geometry.” ~ E. W. Howe
  8. “An ounce of algebra is worth a ton of verbal argument.” ~ John B. S. Haldane

  9. “As long as algebra and geometry have been separated, their progress have been slow and their uses limited; but when these two sciences have been united, they have lent each mutual forces, and have marched together towards perfection.” ~ Joseph-Louis Lagrange
  10. “I don’t know why I should have to learn Algebra… I’m never likely to go there.” ~ Billy Connolly
  11. “Algebra is the metaphysics of arithmetic.” ~ John Ray
  12. “Life isn’t about algebra and geometry. Learning by making mistakes and not duplicating them is what life is about.” ~ Lindsay Fox

  13. “…A strange art – music – the most poetic and precise of all the arts, vague as a dream and precise as algebra.” ~ Guy de Maupassant
  14. “When you are dissatisfied and would like to go back to youth, think of Algebra.” ~ Will Rogers
  15. “Algebra is but written geometry and geometry is but figured algebra.” ~ Sophie Germain
  16. “The elements of justice are identical with those of algebra.” ~ Pierre-Joseph Proudhon

  17. “The ordinary operations of algebra suffice to resolve problems in the theory of curves.” ~ Joseph-Louis Lagrange
  18. “My favorite subjects at school were algebra and logic: making a big problem into something small.” ~ Mario Testino
  19. “Algebra goes to the heart of the matter at it ignores the casual nature of particular cases.” ~ Edward Charles Titchmarsh
  20. “Algebra reverses the relative importance of the factors in ordinary language.” ~ Alfred North Whitehead

  21. “Men are liars. We’ll lie about lying if we have to. I’m an algebra liar. I figure two good lies make a positive.” ~ Tim Allen
  22. “Every time I think I want to be young again, I remember algebra and physics.” ~ Ruth Brown
  23. “ALGEBRA is a general Method of Computation by certain Signs and Symbols which have been contrived for this Purpose, and found convenient.” ~ Colin Maclaurin
  24. “You’re at your best when you don’t know what you’re doing.” ~ Paul Stanley

  25. “If you could stop every atom in its position and direction, and if your mind could comprehend all the actions thus suspended, then if you were really, really good at algebra you could write the formula for all the future; and although nobody can be so clever as to do it, the formula must exist just as if one could.” ~ Tom Stoppard
  26. “Arithmetic! Algebra! Geometry! Grandiose trinity! Luminous triangle! Whoever has not known you is without sense!” ~ Isidore Ducasse Lautreamont
  27. “Pressure is something you feel when you do not know what you are doing.” ~ Chuck Noll
  28. “When you don’t know what you’re doing, fake it.” ~ Jill Shalvis

  29. “I sort of was good at writing essays. I was never very good at mathematics, and I was never very good at algebra. I loved science, but I wasn’t sure of it.” ~ Diane Cilento
  30. “What is algebra exactly; is it those three-cornered things?” ~ James M. Barrie
  31. “The teacher manages to get along still with the cumbersome algebraic analysis, in spite of its difficulties and imperfections, and avoids the smooth infinitesimal calculus, although the eighteenth-century shyness toward it had long lost all point.” ~ Felix Klein
  32. “The author discusses valueless measures in pointless spaces.” ~ Paul Halmos

  33. “Emotions are far harder things to understand than algebra and geometry, yet we spend hours in elucidating mathematics and expect such a problem as that of human relationships to solve itself.” ~ Frances G. Wickes
  34. “There are two versions of math in the lives of many Americans: the strange and boring subject that they encountered in classrooms and an interesting set of ideas that is the math of the world and is curiously different and surprisingly engaging. Our task is to introduce this second version to today’s students, get them excited about math, and prepare them for the future.” ~ Jo Boaler
  35. “At the age of 12, I developed an intense interest in mathematics. On exposure to algebra, I was fascinated by simultaneous equations and read ahead of the class to the end of the book.” ~ John Pople
  36. “In the algebra of psychology, X stands for a woman’s heart.” ~ Ambrose Bierce

  37. “We may always depend on it that algebra, which cannot be translated into good English and sound common sense, is bad algebra.” ~ William Kingdon Clifford
  38. “I write emotional algebra.” ~ Anais Nin
  39. “You need experience, adventure, and explorations more than you need algebra!” ~ John Taylor Gatto
  40. “Worrying is as effective as trying to solve an algebra equation by chewing bubble gum.” ~ Mary Schmich

  41. “Algebra applies to the clouds.” ~ Victor Hugo
  42. “The fun little proofs that you can do with algebra – they are sort of like crowd-pleasers in a way. Like, the .9 repeating equaling one. It doesn’t take a lot of algebra to prove that, and it’s really fun. It kind of wows people. It’s like they’re watching magic happen right before their eyes.” ~ Danica McKellar
  43. “I’m a visual thinker, really bad at algebra. There’s others that are a pattern thinker. These are the music and math minds. They think in patterns instead of pictures. Then there’s another type that’s not a visual thinker at all, and they’re the ones that memorize all of the sports statistics, all of the weather statistics.” ~ Temple Grandin
  44. “Poetry has become the higher algebra of metaphors.” ~ Jose Ortega y Gasset

  45. “I probably dreamt about running off to America or something when I was 16 because it just seemed like I was studying algebra and going, ‘What am I going to use this for?” ~ Carey Mulligan
  46. “Algebra looked like Chinese characters to me, and I could never get into reading Shakespeare. I just did not get it.” ~ Tommy Hilfiger
  47. “I failed chemistry. I almost failed algebra.” ~ Taye Diggs
  48. “[At a musical concert:] . . . the music’s pure algebra of enchantment.” ~ Conrad Aiken

  49. “Algebra messed up one of those divisions between things that help you make sense of the world and keep it tidy. Letters make words; figures make numbers. They had no business getting tangled up together.” ~ Mal Peet
  50. “Some things that satisfy the rules of algebra can be interesting to mathematicians even though they don’t always represent a real situation.” ~ Richard P. Feynman
  51. “The music of Wagner imposes mental tortures that only algebra has the right to inflict.” ~ Paul Bins, comte de Saint-Victor
  52. “Always give more than what’s expected.” ~ Donald Trump

  53. “Algebras (jabber and Matabele) are geometric facts which are proved by propositions five and six of Book two of Elements.” ~ Omar Khayyam
  54. “Algebra is nothing more than geometry, in words;
    geometry is nothing more than algebra, in pictures.” ~ Sophie Germain
  55. “Algebra reverses the relative importance of the factors in ordinary language. It is essentially a written language, and it endeavors to exemplify in its written structures the patterns which it is its purpose to convey. The pattern of the marks on paper is a particular instance of the pattern to be conveyed to thought. The algebraic method is our best approach to the expression of necessity, by reason of its reduction of accident to the ghost-like character of the real variable.” ~ Alfred North Whitehead
  56. “Algebra is rich in structure but weak in meaning.” ~ Rene Thom

  57. “Mozart, Pascal, Boolean algebra, Shakespeare, parliamentary government, baroque churches, Newton, the emancipation of women, Kant, Balanchine ballets, et al. don’t redeem what this particular civilization has wrought upon the world. The white race is the cancer of human history.” ~ Susan Sontag
  58. “Cryptography has generated number theory, algebraic geometry over finite fields, algebra, combinatorics and computers.” ~ Vladimir Arnold
  59. “In fact, Gentlemen, no geometry without arithmetic, no mechanics without geometry… you cannot count upon success, if your mind is not sufficiently exercised on the forms and demonstrations of geometry, on the theories and calculations of arithmetic … In a word, the theory of proportions is for industrial teaching, what algebra is for the most elevated mathematical teaching.” ~ Jean-Victor Poncelet
  60. “Friendship is an Algebra test that nobody passes.” ~ Gregory David Roberts

  61. “There is a science of getting rich, and it is an exact science, like algebra or arithmetic. There are certain laws which govern the process of acquiring riches, and once these laws are learned and obeyed by anyone, that person will get rich with mathematical certainty.” ~ Wallace D. Wattles
  62. “Why not spend that time on art: painting, sculpting, charcoal, pastel, oils? Are words or numbers more important than images? Who decides this? Does algebra move you to tears? Can plural possessives express the feelings in your heart? If you don’t learn art now, you will never learn to breathe!” ~ Laurie Halse Anderson
  63. “Boys like Peter are afraid of a lot of things, like nuclear annihilation and flunking algebra, but they’re not afraid of wolves.” ~ Al Yankovic

  64. “Astronomy, that micrography of heaven, is the most magnificent of the sciences. … Astronomy has its clear side and its luminous side; on its clear side it is tinctured with algebra, on its luminous side with poetry.” ~ Victor Hugo
  65. “It’s strange how few of the world’s great problems are solved by people who remember their algebra.” ~ Herbert V. Prochnow

Algebra is a part of mathematics in which signs and letters represent numbers.

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