**Valéry, Paul (1871 – 1945)**In the physical world, one cannot increase the size or quantity of anything without changing its quality. Similar figures exist only in pure geometry.

**van Vleck, E. B.**This new integral of Lebesque is proving itself a wonderful tool. I might compare it with a modern Krupp gun, so easily does it penetrate barriers which were impregnable.

*Bulletin of the American Mathematical Society*, vol. 23, 1916.

**Veblen, Thorstein (1857-1929)**The outcome of any serious research can only be to make two questions grow where only one grew before.

*The Place of Science in Modern Civilization and Other Essays.*

**Veblen, Thorstein (1857-1929)**Invention is the mother of necessity.

J. Gross,

*The Oxford Book of Aphorisms,*Oxford: Oxford University Press, 1983.

**Voltaire (1694-1778)**Vous avez trouve par de long ennuis

Ce que Newton trouva sans sortir de chez lui.

[Written to La Condamine after his measurement of the equator.]

In J. R. Newman (ed.)

*The World of Mathematics*, New York: Simon and Schuster, 1956.

**Voltaire (1694-1778)**He who has heard the same thing told by 12,000 eye-witnesses has only 12,000 probabilities, which are equal to one strong probability, which is far from certain.

In J. R. Newman (ed.)

*The World of Mathematics*, New York: Simon and Schuster, 1956.

**Voltaire (1694-1778)**There are no sects in geometry.

W. H. Auden and L. Kronenberger (eds.)

*The Viking Book of Aphorisms*, New York: Viking Press, 1962.

### Famous Mathematics Quotes List

Following is the list of Mathematical Quotations:

**Mathematical Quotations Series from A to Z**

LIST 1:

**Math Quotes that start with "A"**LIST 2:

**Math Quotes that start with “B”**LIST 3:

**Math Quotes that start with “C”**LIST 4:

**Math Quotes that start with “D”**LIST 5:

**Math Quotes that start with “E”**LIST 6:

**Math Quotes that start with “F”**LIST 7:

**Math Quotes that start with “G”**LIST 8:

**Math Quotes that start with “H”**LIST 9:

**Math Quotes that start with “I”**LIST 10:

**Math Quotes that start with “J”**LIST 11:

**Math Quotes that start with “K”**LIST 12:

**Math Quotes that start with “L”**LIST 13:

**Math Quotes that start with “M”**LIST 14:

**Math Quotes that start with “N”**LIST 15:

**Math Quotes that start with “O”**LIST 16:

**Math Quotes that start with “P”**LIST 17:

**Math Quotes that start with “Q”**LIST 18:

**Math Quotes that start with “R”**LIST 19:

**Math Quotes that start with “S”**LIST 20:

**Math Quotes that start with “T”**LIST 21:

**Math Quotes that start with “U”**LIST 22:

**Math Quotes that start with “V”**LIST 23:

**Math Quotes that start with “W”**LIST 24:

**Math Quotes that start with “X”**LIST 25:

**Math Quotes that start with “Y”**LIST 26:

**Math Quotes that start with “Z”**