John Paulos

John Paulos

How many pizzas are consumed each year in the United States? How many words have you spoken in your life? How many different peoples names appear in the New York Times each year? How many watermelons would fit inside the U.S. Capital building? What is the volume of all the human blood in the world?More John Paulos quotes [03/29/2018 05:03:36]
In the stock market... You can be right for the wrong reasons or wrong for the right reasons.More John Paulos quotes [03/29/2018 05:03:36]
Mathematicians are a bit like the laconic Vermonter who, when asked if he's lived in the state his whole life, replies, "Not yet."More John Paulos quotes [03/29/2018 05:03:36]
I used to be surprised and even depressed when I met someone I had admired and discovered him or her to be a jerk or, perhaps worse, rather common. Now I half expect this reaction and even find it a little reassuring, maybe even uplifting. Isn't it amazing that somebody like that could produce such and such.More John Paulos quotes [03/29/2018 05:03:36]
The once-surprising existence of non-Euclidean models of Euclid's first four axioms can be seen as a sort of mathematical joke.More John Paulos quotes [03/29/2018 05:03:36]

Quotes of the month

Eugeny Antonuk In his youth, a man is an immature lemon, and in old age he is a squeezed lemon, because he gradually loses much of what he considered important in his personality. Little experience in his youth, consider that he has already lost it in his old age. [01/22/2019 10:01:19] More

Eugene Ryabyi The bad taste prevents people from Knowing life in all its glory. [01/24/2019 07:01:04] More

Eugeny Antonuk People remember stupidity forever, but not their own. That is not nonsense that justifies my lifestyle. [01/25/2019 05:01:58] More

Eugene Ryabyi True love is when you do not forget about your beloved even during having sex with another. [01/25/2019 09:01:03] More

Eugeny Antonuk Who would pretend if it was easier to do? [01/22/2019 11:01:05] More