“If you don’t like your analyst, see your local algebraist!”

*Gert Almkvist*

“logloglog n has been proved to go to infinity, but has never been observed to do so.”

“Anyone can count the seeds in an apple, but no one can count the apples in a seed.”

“It is my experience that proofs involving matrices can be shortened by 50% if one throws the matrices out.”

*E. Artin (Geometric Algebra, p. 14) *

“Spending time with math people is a lot of fun. As a result of the play, I’ve had semi-drunken dinners with mathematicians all over the country. I recommend the experience.”

*David Auburn*

“Mathematics is a collection of cheap tricks and dirty jokes.”

*Lipman Bers*

“We all agree that your theory is crazy, but is it crazy enough?”

*Niels Bohr*

“I hate algebra.”

*John H. Conway*

“A mathematician is a blind man in a dark room looking for a black cat which isn’t there.”

*Charles R. Darwin*

“I wrote a few papers on Koszul algebras, but I really don’t understand the definition of Koszul algebras.”

*Takayuki Hibi*