Quotes and Sayings About Geometry

Not that the propositions of geometry are only approximately true, but that they remain absolutely true in regard to that Euclidean space which has been so long regarded as being the physical space of our experience.
 Arthur Cayley 
Metrical geometry is thus a part of descriptive geometry, and descriptive geometry is all geometry.
 Arthur Cayley 
As astronomy is the daughter of idleness, geometry is the daughter of property.
 Bernard le Bovier de Fontenelle 
An American is a complex of occasions, themselves a geometry of spatial nature.
 Charles Olson 
The detailed geometry of the coenzyme molecule as a whole is fascinating in its complexity.
 Dorothy Hodgkin 
The only royal road to elementary geometry is ingenuity.
 Eric Temple Bell 
Geometry is the science of correct reasoning on incorrect figures.
 George Polya 
One geometry cannot be more true than another; it can only be more convenient.
 Henri Poincare 
In geometric and physical applications, it always turns out that a quantity is characterized not only by its tensor order, but also by symmetry.
 Hermann Weyl 
Geometry enlightlens the intellect and sets one's mind right
 Ibn Khaldun 
Where there is matter, there is geometry.
 Johannes Kepler 
Geometry is one and eternal shining in the mind of God
 Johannes Kepler 
Geometry existed before the creation. It is coeternal with the mind of God...Geometry provided God with a model for the Creation...
 Johannes Kepler 
Geometry is the archetype of the beauty of the world.
 Johannes Kepler 
There is still a difference between something and nothing, but it is purely geometrical and there is nothing behind the geometry.
 Martin Gardner 
The knowledge of which geometry aims is the knowledge of the eternal.
 Plato 
It is through geometry that one purifies the eye of the soul.
 Plato 
Geometry is knowledge that appears to be produced by human beings, yet whose meaning is totally independent of them.
 Rudolf Steiner 
all the standard equations of mathematical physics can be separated and solved in Kerr geometry.
 Subrahmanyan Chandrasekhar 
She blinded me with science and failed me in geometry.
 Thomas Dolby 
Geometry is the noblest branch of physics.
 William Fogg Osgood