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]

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