The Most Inspirational and Funniest Maths Quotes for Children

Jan 25, 2023


The study of maths is one of the most intricate and beautiful ways to make sense of the world and it is a vital tool for the leaders of tomorrow. Famous maths quotes by renowned historical people can create excitement to learn maths. Inspiration can come from the most unlikely of places but hearing a positive and encouraging quote about maths is always a great way to boost a child’s drive and help motivate them with confidence to take on even the most challenging of maths problems.

Inspirational Maths Quotes When kids struggle with maths, share inspirational maths quotes with them.

“Pure mathematics is, in its way, the poetry of logical ideas.” – Albert Einstein

Mathematics is the music of reason.” – James Joseph Sylvester

“Maths is the language of the universe. So, the more equations you know, the more you can converse with the cosmos.” – Neil deGrasse Tyson

“Without mathematics, there’s nothing you can do. Everything around you is mathematics. Everything around you is numbers.” – Shakuntala Devi.

“Number rules the universe.” – Pythagoras

“To not know maths is a severe limitation to understanding the world.” – Richard P. Feynman

“It is impossible to be a mathematician without being a poet in one’s soul.” Sofia Kovalevskaya

“No human investigation can be called real science if it cannot be demonstrated mathematically.” – Leonardo Da Vinci

“The pure mathematician, like the musician, is a free creator of his world of ordered beauty.”— Bertrand Russell

“Wherever there is a number, there is beauty.”— Proclus

“Mathematics allows for no hypocrisy and no vagueness.”— Stendhal

“I’ve always enjoyed mathematics. It is the most precise and concise way of expressing an idea.”— N.R. Narayana Murthy

Fun Maths Quotes Sometimes children can relate to most contemporary maths quotes for children because they describe scenarios they have encountered in the past.

“Life is a maths equation and the challenge is to turn negatives into positives.” – Anonymous

"That awkward moment when you finish a maths problem and your answer isn’t even one of the choices." — Ritu Ghatourey

"Maths: the only place where people can buy 64 watermelons, and no one wonders why." – Anonymous

"Parallel lines have so much in common; it’s a shame they’ll never meet." – Anonymous

"If there is a 50-50 chance something can go wrong, then nine times out of 10, it will."– Paul Harvey

"There is a fine line between a numerator and a denominator; only a fraction will understand."– Anonymous

"Arithmetic is where numbers fly like pigeons in and out of your head."– Carl Sandburg

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