"Dear Math, I don't want to solve your problems. I have my own problems to solve."

— Anonymous 4th grader

"I don't know why I should have to learn Algebra... I'm never likely to go there."

— Billy Connolly

"Since the mathematicians have invaded the theory of relativity, I do not understand it myself any more."

— Albert Einstein

"It is easier to square the circle than to get round a mathematician."

— Augustus De Morgan

"An engineer thinks that his equations are an approximation to reality. A physicist thinks reality is an approximation to his equations. A mathematician doesn't care."

"What Loss? I am just short the profit at the moment."