
Degree  Institution  Field 
M.S.  Texas Tech University  Mathematics 
B.S.  Jacksonville State University  Mathematics/Electronics Technology 
Alice laughed: "There's no use trying," she said;
"one can't believe impossible things."
"I daresay you haven't had much practice," said the Queen.
"When I was younger, I always did it for half an hour a day.
Why, sometimes I've believed as many as six impossible things before breakfast."
Lewis Carroll,
Alice in Wonderland.
[upon losing the use of his right eye]
Now I will have less distraction.
Leonhard Euler
(1707  1783)
Life is good for only two things, discovering mathematics and teaching mathematics.
Siméon Poisson
(17811840)
Mathematics knows no races or geographic boundaries;
for mathematics, the cultural world is one country.
David Hilbert
(18621943)
Science is built up with facts, as a house is with stones.
But a collection of facts is no more a science than a heap of stones is a house.
Jules Henri Poincaré
(18541912)
In order to translate a sentence from English into
French two things are necessary.
First, we must understand thoroughly the English sentence.
Second, we must be familiar with the forms of expression peculiar to
the French language.
The situation is very similar when we attempt to express in
mathematical symbols a condition proposed in words.
First, we must understand thoroughly the condition.
Second, we must be familiar with the forms of mathematical
expression.
George Pólya
(18871985)
Mathematical Quotations Server at Furman University
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