Quotes and Sayings About Proof

A mathematician's reputation rests on the number of bad proofs he has given.
 Abram Samoilovitch Besicovitch 
I looked around and acknowledged that what you see around you is proof of what exists within you.
 Adam Braun 
I don't consider myself a great writer, but I would like to think that I can at least proof read.
 Aimee Mann 
The highest proof of the spirit is love. Love the eternal thing which can already on earth possess as it really is.
 Albert Schweitzer 
I searched everywhere for a proof of reality, when all the while I understood quite well that the standard of reality had changed
 Algernon Blackwood 
A good argument, like a good dialogue, is always a proof of life, but I'd much rather go and read a book.
 Ali Smith 
Hard times require furious dancing. Each of us is proof.
 Alice Walker 
Human mercy is proof of having received divine mercy.
 Alistair Begg 
Theory without practice is of little value, whereas practice is the proof of theory.Theory is the knowledge, practice the ability.
 Alois Podhajsky 
There are proofs that date back to the Greeks that are still valid today.
 Andrew Wiles 
Si quelqu'un veut un mouton, c'est la preuve qu'il en existe un. (If somebody wants a sheep, that is a proof that one exists.)
 Antoine de SaintExupery 
The greatest proof that the Bible is inspired is that it has stood so much bad preaching.
 Archibald Thomas Robertson 
Ghosts cannot be put on the witness stand, or have their fingerprints taken. They are completely proof against proof.
 Ariana Franklin 
The proof that you know something is that you are able to teach it
 Aristotle 
Now all orators effect their demonstrative proofs by allegation either of enthymems or examples, and, besides these, in no other way whatever.
 Aristotle 
Martyrdom has always been a proof of the intensity, never of the correctness of a belief.
 Arthur Schnitzler 
Science has proof without any certainty. Creationists have certainty without any proof.
 Ashley Montagu 
A felicitous but unproved conjecture may be of much more consequence for mathematics than the proof of many a respectable theorem.
 Atle Selberg 
The universe displays no proof of an alldirecting mind.
 Auguste Comte 
Freedom of mind is the proof of one's existence
 B. R. Ambedkar 
Here's proof that if you live long enough, anything is possible.
 Barry Manilow 
The proof that one truly believes is in action.
 Bayard Rustin 
I never believed that Nixon could fully resurrect himself. And the proof of that was in the obits.
 Ben Bradlee 
That God has managed to survive the inanities of the religions that do Him homage is truly a miraculous proof of His existence.
 Ben Hecht 
Beer is proof that God wants us to be happy
 Benjamin Franklin 
That is the essence of a witchhunt, that any questioning of the evidence or the procedures in itself constitutes proof of complicity.
 Bergen Evans