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Ronald Graham Quotes and Sayings

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Math is sometimes called the science of patterns.
- Ronald Graham

Well, as you know, there are 24 hours in every day.
And if that's not enough, you've always got the nights!
- Ronald Graham

Juggling is sometimes called the art of controlling patterns,
controlling patterns in time and space.
- Ronald Graham

A lot of the high-level sports are really in your mind.
- Ronald Graham


It would be very discouraging if somewhere down the
line you could ask a computer if the Riemann hypothesis is correct and it said,
'Yes, it is true, but you won't be able to understand the proof.'
- Ronald Graham

I never did very well in math - I could never seem
to persuade the teacher that I hadn't meant my answers literally.
- Calvin Trillin

My knowledge of science came from being with Carl,
not from formal academic training.
Carl gave me a thrilling tutorial in science and math
that lasted the 20 years we were together.
- Ann Druyan

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The first book I ever wrote was in fourth grade and
it was called 'Billy's Booger.'
It was an autobiographical piece about a kid who was really bad at math.
- William Joyce

In order for America to remain a global leader in innovation and opportunity,
we must give our children a solid foundation in math and science.
- Kenny Marchant

During my McGill years, I took a number of math courses,
more than other students in chemistry.
- Rudolph A. Marcus

I wanted to be a scientist.
But I had no math skills.
- Terri Windling

What's great is that because math is such a universal language,
really, our fans come in all shapes and sizes,
all ages and genders and races and backgrounds and cultures.
- David Krumholtz

And by the same token, I appreciate math,
because I can't do math.
If I have to read a map or figure out the tip on a restaurant bill,
I might start to tear up a little bit.
- Thomas Wilson

I liked math - that was my favorite subject -
and I was very interested in astronomy and in physical science.
- Sally Ride

I dislike math, yet I respect and appreciate the fact
that math is the language of the universe.
- Lucas Grabeel

Today, over half of China's undergraduate degrees are in math,
science technology and engineering, yet only 16 percent
of America's undergraduates pursue these schools.
- Cathy McMorris

Everyone has the brainpower to follow the stock market.
If you made it through fifth-grade math,
you can do it.
- Peter Lynch

Brian and I were both science students.
You know science sort of math and physics side,
you know.
- John Deacon

Look, I'm 40, I'm single, and I work in musical theater -
you do the math!
- Nathan Lane

And they're also very good at math, these super boogers,
and so they teach Billy the ways of mathematics.
- William Joyce

On A Beautiful Mind, there was a wall of math.
- Josh Lucas

I did grow up with a really big interest in math and science;
I liked it.
- Linda M. Godwin

I was always very strong in math, physics and calculus.
- Debi Thomas

My freshman year of high school I joined the chess and math clubs.
- Eric Allin Cornell

I didn't mind studying.
Obviously math and the physical science subjects interested
me more than some of the more artistic subjects,
but I think I was a pretty good student.
- Alan Shepard

I was particularly good at math and science.
- William Standish Knowles

We need to tap the resource of current and retiring
science and math professionals that have both content
mastery and the practical experience to serve as effective teachers.
- Cathy McMorris

My character, Taylor McKessie, is a little bit brighter
in the math and science department than I am...
okay, a lot.
- Monique Coleman

I've taught statistics, math courses and what I've
found is that often if you teach them algebraically the formulas,
you'll have one group of kids doing well.
- Robert Sternberg

I continued to study Math and Physics on my own,
but one and a half years later I realized that I did want to be a composer,
and after that I never changed my mind.
- Gyorgy Legeti

I had higher math SATs than in English -
yet I became an English major in college.
- Christie Hefner

I can become very emotional about math,
although I'm not that good at it.
- Elizabeth Moon

Just do the math.
In the next 50 to 75 years, people will be living to be 130 and 140.
They'll be working until they're 100.
It's incredible.
- Willard Scott

Plus, I was a math and science whiz from my first introduction to the subjects.
- David Crane

The best math lesson we can teach college students
this year is to subtract a tuition increase and benefit
from the dividends of higher education.
- Jodi Rell

Math, it's a puzzle to me.
I love figuring out puzzles.
- Maya Lin

I didn't really think about becoming a professional
artist until high school,
when I realized that everything else required too much math.
- Phil Foglio

You know, I loved math.
My mom was a math teacher.
- Joan Cusack

Yes, I was really good in physics and in math.
- Eva Herzigova

I loved logic, math, computer programming.
I loved systems and logic approaches.
And so I just figured architecture is this perfect combination.
- Maya Lin

I was always good at math and science and physics.
- Daniel J. Evans

Math - it's not my best subject.
- Heather O'Rourke

Later in the fifties I got involved in kinetic studies
using my long forgotten math background.
- William Standish Knowles

At Harvard I majored in chemistry with a strong inclination toward math.
- William Standish Knowles

If you enjoy math and you write novels,
it's very rare that you'll get a chance to put your math into a novel.
I leapt at the chance.
- Mark Haddon

In the early days, I often felt that I was taking a
math test when we were playing.
It was a profound feeling of having to prove myself.
- Chris Stein

Math and music are intimately related.
Not necessarily on a conscious level,
but sure.
- Stephen Sondheim

American high school students trail teenagers from
14 European and Asian countries in reading,
math and science.
We're even trailing France.
- Suzanne Fields

The President's call for more math and science students
is not being heeded by his party's leaders in Congress.
They are cutting over $10 billion from student aide
while refusing to fully fund No Child Left Behind.
Something doesn't add up.
- Jim Clyburn

I'd never been a teacher before, and here I was starting
my first day with these eager students.
There was a shortage of teachers, and they had been
without a math teacher for six months.
They were so excited to learn math.
- Andrew Shue

They look at what's more important, like subjects to help with the SAT's,
They miss that music is vital.
It offers a break from a stressful day of science and math and it's different.
- Justin Guarini

Their Internet usage is growing very rapidly,
and even they can do the math: If everyone in China needed an IPv4 address -
just one -
this country would use up one third of the entire public IP address space.
- Vinton Cerf

The most important thing we can do is inspire young
minds and to advance the kind of science,
math and technology education that will help youngsters
take us to the next phase of space travel.
- John Glenn

I was horrible at science and math.
I couldn't pass a test to save my life!
I'm surprised that it didn't take me until I was 20 to graduate.
That's why my role is so cool - Grissom is the complete opposite of me.
- William Petersen

I never made a career decision based solely on my desire to be an astronaut.
I attended the Naval Academy because I wanted to be a Navy pilot.
I majored in math because math had always come pretty
easily to me and I liked it.
- John L. Phillips

I do not think we are ever going to be able to,
for a long time, get the kind of quality of school
personnel that we need in our schools,
especially in the areas of science and math.
One of the answers to that problem is to use more educational technology.
- Major Owens

I was an undergraduate at Princeton,
and I was pressed by the math department to go on to graduate school.
Actually they gave me fellowships that paid my way,
otherwise I would not have been able to continue.
- Alonzo Church

My background is basically scientific math.
My Dad was a physicist, so I have it in my blood somewhere.
Scientific method is very important to me.
I think anything that contradicts it is probably not true.
- John Astin

Well, I had a lot of help from my father with the soldering and so on,
and he was very good at math and was fascinated with computers,
and so I was fortunate enough to have a bunch of exposure
going all the way back to high school -
this was in the 1960s.
- Mitch Kapor

We've lost something that's been with us for so long,
and something that drew a lot of us into mathematics.
But perhaps that's always the way with math problems,
and we just have to find new ones to capture our attention.
- Andrew Wiles

I've actually become much, much dumber through being
married and having these children.
I find that I'm not half as sharp that I once was.
I can't even help them with their 4th and 5th grade
vocabulary and math work at this point.
- Patrick Warburton

Math and science fields are not the only areas where
we see the United States lagging behind.
Less than 1 percent of American high school students
study the critical foreign languages of Arabic,
Chinese, Japanese, Korean or Russian,
- Cathy McMorris

My favorite subject probably was math.
I love math.
Figures just intrigue me.
I was really good at math.
English probably was my worst subject.
But I used to write a lot of poetry.
I used to write poetry all the time.
- Herschel Walker

We must be willing to pay inspiring math and science teachers,
who have high paying alternatives in industry,
more to teach and reward students who take more challenging courses in high school.
- Mark Kennedy

The fact that the same symbolic programming primitives
work for those as work for math kinds of things,
I think, really validates the idea of symbolic programming
being something pretty general.
- Stephen Wolfram

In high school, we studied a lot of poetical forms.
I was really interested in the math that was involved
and the strange live break ups.
That gave me a great amount of respect for a rhymed stanza.
- Joanna Newsom

Research and development needs permanent tax credits
to build the technology that spurs our growth.
But no government programs alone can get America's
students to study more science and math;
parents must push and help their children to meet this goal.
- Ernest Istook

Scientific research and other studies have demonstrated
that arts education can enhance American students'
math and language skills and improve test scores which
in turn increase chances of higher education and good jobs in the future.
- Thad Cochran

The strongest results were in Florida and Texas.
In just one year in a Texas charter school,
an average student gained 7 percentile points in math
and 8 percentile points in reading,
while Florida charter schools improved student performance by 6 percentile points.
- Maggie Gallagher

You are never too old to set another goal
or to dream a new dream.
- C. S. Lewis

Hate is never conquered by hate,
Hate is only conquered by love.
- The Buddha

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