# Quadratic Equation Quotes

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"I am a great fan of science, but I cannot do a quadratic equation." - Terry Pratchett

"I've said it before: equations are the devil's sentences. The worst one is that quadratic equation, an infernal salad of numbers, letters, and symbols." - Stephen Colbert

"A mathematical equation stands forever" - Albert Einstein

"God is not a dead equation!" - Muhammad Iqbal

"This specter of the female politician, who abandons her family to neglect for the sake of passing bills in parliament, is just as complete an illusion of the masculine brain, as the other specter whom Sydney Smith laid by a joke,-the woman who would forsake an infant for a quadratic equation." - Frances Power Cobbe

"This specter of the female politician, who abandons her family to neglect for the sake of passing bills in parliament, is just as complete an illusion of the masculine brain, as the other specter whom Sydney Smith laid by a joke, - the woman who would forsake an infant for a quadratic equation." - Frances Power Cobbe

"Life is not an orderly progression, self-contained like a musical scale or a quadratic equation... If one is to record one's life truthfully, one must aim at getting into the record of it something of the disorderly discontinuity which makes it so absurd, unpredictable, bearable." - Leonard Woolf

"The equation for ego is: One over Knowledge." - Albert Einstein

"We want to put sportsmanship back in the equation." - Eric Hyman

"An equation is a prophecy that always comes true." - Catherynne M Valente

"The equation of religion with belief is rather recent." - Arnold Toynbee

"We are, as I have said, one equation short." - John Maynard Keynes

"Stardom equals freedom. It's the only equation that matters." - Steve Mcqueen

"The equation of religion with belief is rather recent." - Arnold J Toynbee

"Science is a differential equation. Religion is a boundary condition." - Alan Turing

"In one equation you can solve all the puzzles of life. It is the equation of giving." - Amit Ray

"...the science of calculation also is indispensable as far as the extraction of the square and cube roots: Algebra as far as the quadratic equation and the use of logarithms are often of value in ordinary cases: but all beyond these is but a luxury; a delicious luxury indeed; but not be in indulged in by one who is to have a profession to follow for his subsistence." - Thomas Jefferson

"Not a lot of people know this, but I'm very good at mathematics. When I was an angry teenager, I used to sit in my room and do quadratic equations to calm myself down." - Samantha Bond

"Someone told me that each equation I included in my book would halve the sales. I did put in one equation, Einstein's famous equation, E = MC squared. I hope that this will not scare off half of my potential readers." - Stephen Hawking

"Today's scientists have substituted mathematics for experiments, and they wander off through equation after equation, and eventually build a structure which has no relation to reality." - Nikola Tesla

"An equation means nothing to me unless it expresses a thought of God." - Srinivasa Ramanujan

"Love is an equation, a me and a you derives a we." - Richard Fish

"Be kind to everyone, and don't leave yourself out of the equation." - Alan Cohen

"It never does to leave a live Dragon out of the equation." - J R R Tolkien

"I see screenwriting as a bit like a math equation which I have to solve." - Asghar Farhadi

"And an equation is the same whether it's written in red or green ink" - Vikram Seth

"A simple equation exists between freedom and numbers: the more people, the less freedom." - Royal Robbins

"Vengeance does not subtract any numbers from the equation of murder; it only adds them." - Barbara Kingsolver

"Being a daughter is only half the equation; bearing one is the other." - Erica Jong

"Jesus is center, people are central. That's an equation for a healthy youth ministry." - Doug Fields

"Investment success cannot be captured in a mathematical equation or a computer program." - Seth Klarman

"Worrying is as effective as trying to solve an algebra equation by chewing bubble gum." - Mary Schmich

"An equation for me has no meaning unless it expresses a thought of God." - Srinivasa Ramanujan

"Smarts and action are on the same side of the equation where the sum is success." - Garrett Hazel

"The intimate relation between interference and diffraction has its origin in the interference equation itself." - F. J. Duarte

"Politics is for the present, but an equation is for eternity." - Albert Einstein

"Someone told me that each equation I included in the book would halve the sales." - Stephen Hawking

"The factors left out of the Ricardian equation are falling wages and idle capacity." - David Ricardo

"To be safe at the expense of the liberty of other people is a difficult equation." - Madeleine Albright

"If you took love out of the equation, I wouldn't know what else to write about." - Nick Cave

"Nothing changes the gender equation more significantly than women's economic freedom." - Gloria Steinem

"Ronald Reagan knew who he was. Barack Obama is still working through that equation politically." - Joe Scarborough

"Aspiring to these wide generalizations, the analysis of quadratic functions soars to a pitch from whence it may look proudly down on the feeble and vain attempts of geometry proper to rise to its level or to emulate it in its flights." - James Joseph Sylvester

"What grinds me the most is that we're sending kids out into the world who don't know how to balance a checkbook, don't know how to apply for a loan, don't even know how to properly fill out a job application, but because they know the quadratic formula we consider them prepared for the world?" - Chris Colfer

"Quadratic reciprocity is the song of love in the land of prime numbers." - Kato

"Life cannot be calculated. That's the big mistake our civilization made. We never accepted that randomness is not a mistake in the equation - it is part of the equation." - Jeanette Winterson

"Marya pinned out her childhood like a butterfly. She considered it the way a mathematician considers an equation." - Catherynne M Valente

"Desire is suffering. A simple equation, and a nice catchphrase. But flipped around, it is more troubling: suffering is desire." - Charles Yu

"The best way to win at a game of chance is to remove chance from the equation." - Daniel Silva

"If I have a love-hate relationship with Martinsville, then we're missing the love part of the equation." - Tony Stewart

"In my perception, the world wasn't a graph or formula or an equation. It was a story." - Cheryl Strayed

"Ignorance leads to fear, fear leads to hate, and hate leads to violence. This is the equation." - Averroes

"The world looks like a multiplication-table, or a mathematical equation, which, turn it how you will, balances itself." - Ralph Waldo Emerson

"In order to solve this differential equation you look at it until a solution occurs to you." - George Polya

"I consider that I understand an equation when I can predict the properties of its solutions, without actually solving it." - Paul Dirac

"Life is and will ever remain an equation incapable of solution, but it contains certain known factors." - Nikola Tesla

"Writing a novel is like trying to solve a very long mathematical equation. Changing anything can change everything else." - Carl Sagan

"If you are trying to impress a woman, leave any sort of show farting out of the equation." - Demetri Martin

"If I took fear out of the equation, what would I change about how I spend my days?" - Lissa Rankin

"I think people sense that - that there is something not right about that equation [in the USA]." - Ken Moelis

"If you're searching for "work/life balance" you'll always be disappointed because "balance" connotes a zero-sum equation." - Stewart D. Friedman

"Fascism is meaningless because it's so completely indefinable, so where does the 'anti' come into the equation?" - Penny Rimbaud

"The faster some talents work, the more risk plays into the equation and then the opportunities for injury increases." - Jim Ross

"An unrectified case of injustice has a terrible way of lingering, restlessly, in the social atmosphere like an unfinished equation." - Mary Mccarthy

"Learning by doing, peer-to-peer teaching, and computer simulation are all part of the same equation." - Nicholas Negroponte

"Time was the only variable in every equation of power and oppression-how long before the pot boiled over." - Chris Abani

"The two sides of the equation are the same. We have a tautology. The definition is meaningless." - Norman Macbeth

"I don't see men or women as my sexual objects. I keep myself out of that equation." - Steven Klein

"Man's idea of God, and a God's collusion, is an essential part of the equation to wage war." - Ralph Steadman

"First, I do not think there is any silver bullet to solving the technology side of the security equation." - John W Thompson

"Someone told me that each equation I included in the book would halve the sales. I therefore resolved not to have any equations at all. In the end, however, I did put in one equation, Einstein's famous equation,. I hope that this will not scare off half of my potential readers." - Stephen Hawking

"How did Biot arrive at the partial differential equation? [the heat conduction equation] . . . Perhaps Laplace gave Biot the equation and left him to sink or swim for a few years in trying to derive it. That would have been merely an instance of the way great mathematicians since the very beginnings of mathematical research have effortlessly maintained their superiority over ordinary mortals." - Clifford Truesdell

"I've made the most important discovery of my life. It's only in the mysterious equation of love that any logical reasons can be found." - John Forbes Nash

"Our society's values are being corrupted by advertising's insistence on the equation: youth equals popularity, popularity equals success, success equals happiness." - John Fisher, 1st Baron Fisher

"The equation of evolution with progress represents our strongest cultural impediment to a proper understanding of this greatest biological revolution in the history of human thought." - Stephen Jay Gould

"Faith is not logical. But it isn't illogical either. Faith is theological. It does not ignore reality; it just adds God into the equation." - Mark Batterson

"Gear is the least important part of the equation. Having a vision and being able to articulate an idea visually are much more important." - Paul Nicklen

"But something, somehow, had made all these paths converge. You couldn't find it on a checklist, or work it into the equation. It just happened." - Sarah Dessen

"This equation of the impersonal plus time plus chance producing the total configuration of the universe and all that is in it, modern people hold by faith." - Francis Schaeffer

"2+2=5 wasn't intentional. I thought you carry a 1 every time there are two 2's in an equation. I'm not stupid, the mathematicians is stupid" - Thom Yorke

"The True Will is thus both determined by its equations, and free because those equation are simply its own name, spelt out fully." - Aleister Crowley

"When youre a girl, passion can dominate the equation, but as you grow up relationships evolve. Mad passion can grab you at first, but it cant last forever." - Jody Watley

"What I'm continuing to do is cutting out the equation that wastes the most amount of time - and that is working within the system." - Rod Coronado

"How fortunate we are to exist in the moneyless economy of poetry! When you take money out of the equation, anything goes and nobody cares. It's truly free." - Kenneth Goldsmith

"Any effect, constant, theorem or equation named after Professor X was first discovered by Professor Y , for some value of Y not equal to X." - John C. Baez

"It would seem that more than function itself, simplicity is the deciding factor in the aesthetic equation. One might call the process beauty through function and simplification." - Raymond Loewy

"I wouldn't be where I am now if I didn't fail ... a lot. The good, the bad, it's all part of the success equation." - Mark Cuban

"The complexity of economics can be calculated mathematically. Write out the algebraic equation that is the human heart and multiply each unknown by the population of the world." - P. J. O'Rourke

"You'd be surprised how easy some things can be, things you never thought you'd do, when you take self-respect out of the equation." - Sarah Addison Allen

"The equation Bubble Tea = Something to Look Forward To depressurizes the misery of capitalism and is a Hello Kitty band-aid on the festering wound of Neo-Liberalism." - Vanessa Veselka

"The worldly relations of men and women often form an equation that cancels out without warning when some insignificant factor has been added to either side." - William Mcfee

"For a product to really be sustainable, it's really got to deliver the goods for the end user. That drives the whole rest of the equation." - Chris Kilham

"Providing internship opportunities... changes the whole equation." - Eduardo J. Padron

"Under the federal reserve act, panics are scientifically created. The present panic is the first scientifically created one, worked out as we figured, a mathematical equation." - Charles Lindbergh

"The real goal of physics is to come up with an equation that could explain the universe but still be small enough to fit on a T-shirt" - Leon M. Lederman

"Realize that the social media success equation isn't big moves on the chess board, it's little moves made every day that eventually add up to a major shift." - Jay Baer

"I'm a student of patterns. At heart, I'm a physicist. I look at everything in my life as trying to find the single equation, the theory of everything." - Will Smith

"Aw, where we come from the Anti-Life Equation is one of many others-almost as awesome!! But they merely exist!!" - Jack Kirby

"For existential mathematics, which does not exist, would probably propose this equation: the value of coincidence equals the degree of its improbability." - Milan Kundera

"I'm a student of patterns. At heart, I'm a physicist. I look at everything in my life as trying to find the single equation, the theory of everything." - Will Smith

"Story is far older than the art of science and psychology, and will always be the elder in the equation no matter how much time passes." - Clarissa Pinkola Estes

"Music is a handshake where I, as a songwriter, am only part of the equation. I love that, the fact that you can make the song your own." - Jon Foreman

"My favorites movies are always character driven, it's the human equation that makes horror interesting to me, not the monsters. It's how people handle extreme circumstances." - Ed Gass-Donnelly

"Community doesn't just create abundance - community is abundance. If we could learn that equation from the world of nature, the human world might be transformed." - Parker J. Palmer

"As convenient as that would be to make it easier to communicate with more prolific musicians, I don't want to think of music like a math equation." - Blake Judd

"If Americans were attacked, it does change the equation. The problem is, is that with regard to this is there've been horrendous killings of civilians with conventional weapons." - Rand Paul

"Our society's values are being corrupted by advertising's insistence on the equation: Youth equals popularity, popularity equals success, success equals happiness." - John Fisher

"I believe that courage is the sum of strength and wisdom. You take away wisdom from the equation - courage may turn to rage." - Dodinsky

"I grew up in New York City in Greenwich Village and had parents who were somewhat bohemian so I was always on the nonconformist side of the equation." - Anne Waldman

"Love and you shall be loved. All love is mathematically just, as much as the two sides of an algebraic equation." - Ralph Waldo Emerson

"When Cromwell instructed his portraitist to paint him 'warts and all', he meant both halves of that equation. To teach the warts alone is morbid and unhealthy." - Mark Steyn

"Subject matter does not determine a successful painting. It is the manner in which one personally envisions and interprets the subject that is the magical equation." - Robert Reynolds

"At the end of the day if you want to entertain people, you've got to take your ego out of the equation." - Paul Feig

"Amazingly when you add life and consciousness to the equation you can actually explain some of the biggest puzzles of science." - Robert Lanza

"I have a book out called 'The Beauty Equation' and it discusses how off track we have gone in considering beauty." - Nigel Barker

"Many training programs and often schools focus on just a skill or a kind of work competency. That's only half the equation." - Gerald Chertavian

"I'm a student of patterns. At heart, I'm a physicist. I look at everything in my life as trying to find the single equation, the theory of everything." - Will Smith

"Risk and failure is a part of our equation, and if you are seeing too little failure, you are actually probably not taking enough risks." - Peter Barris

"Quantum field theory was originally developed for the treatment of electrodynamics, immediately after the completion of quantum mechanics and the discovery of the Dirac equation." - David Gross

"And, to help society at large to understand that in the equation of life, fathers are of equal importance as mothers." - Malik Yoba

"A simple equation for the production of successful art work is lots of reference material plus lots of art supplies equals lots of painting happiness." - Robert Genn

"Carpooling is important for urban density, air pollution and other reasons, but carpooling is not the kind of thing that actually changes the energy equation." - Clay Shirky

"You can't be afraid of getting old. Old is good, if you're gathering in life. Our band is good at understanding that equation." - Bruce Springsteen

"No matter how much you rehearse on that stage, once you add 30,000 screaming people with flashing cameras into the equation, it's pretty intense." - Lady Gaga

"When you're a girl, passion can dominate the equation, but as you grow up relationships evolve. Mad passion can grab you at first, but it can't last forever." - Jody Watley

"Charity is a very personal equation, like we say charity begins at home. It starts with your immediate help in the house: the people who work for you." - Malaika Arora Khan

"The discontinuous 'reduction of the wave packets' which cannot be derived from Schroedinger's equation is ... a consequence of the transition from the possible to the actual." - Werner Heisenberg

"The moral equation strongly tells everyone who understands freedom, who understands morality, that Israel is engaging in a just war in defense of its people and its freedom." - George Pataki

"The problem comes when you say that danger is part of the equation. Then you don't do any more work on safety. That shouldn't happen." - Damon Hill

"We women know how to take care of everybody so well. But the one person we have written out of the equation is us." - Suze Orman

"The trick to not thinking is not adding energy to the equation in an effort to forcibly stop thinking from happening. It's more a matter of subtracting energy from the equation in order not to barf the thoughts up and start chewing them over again." - Brad Warner

"The trick to not thinking is not adding energy to the equation in an effort to forcibly stop thinking from happening. It's more a matter of subtracting energy from the equation in order not to barf the thoughts up and start chewing them over again." - Brad Warner

"Is e=mc2 a sexed equation? Perhaps it is. Let us make the hypothesis that it is insofar as it privileges the speed of light over other speeds that are vitally necessary to us. What seems to me to indicate the possible sexed nature of the equation is not directly its uses by nuclear weapons, rather it is having privileged what goes the fastest." - Luce Irigaray

"Given certain known factors in an equation and the equation comprising a situation of absolute need - any form of need - you can predict the results. Leave a sick junkie in the back room of a drugstore and only one result is possible." - William S Burroughs

"Math is discovered. To be invented requires an inventor, but math exists outside of humanity. But ultimately, the laws of the universe will be reduced down to a single equation, perhaps no more than one inch long. But leaves the final question, where did that one inch equation come from?" - Michio Kaku

"Every race I've been in, I calculated race into the equation. If you're in America, you calculate it into the equation. It is a factor. I never make it an issue. I don't run the campaign wearing it on my sleeve, but I don't run away from it, either." - Harvey Gantt

"In my experience, take the Holy Spirit out of the equation of your life and it spells boring. Add it into the equation of your life and you never know where you are going to go, what you are going to do, or who you are going to meet." - Mark Batterson

"I then began to study arithmetical questions without any great apparent result, and without suspecting that they could have the least connexion with my previous researches. Disgusted at my want of success, I went away to spend a few days at the seaside, and thought of entirely different things. One day, as I was walking on the cliff, the idea came to me, again with the same characteristics of conciseness, suddenness, and immediate certainty, that arithmetical transformations of indefinite ternary quadratic forms are identical with those of non-Euclidian geometry." - Henri Poincare

"It can be argued that the mathematics behind these images [of the orbit diagram for quadratic functions and the Mandelbrot set] is even prettier than the pictures themselves." - Robert L. Devaney

"Nutrition is not a mathematical equation in which two plus two is four. The food we put in our mouths doesn't control our nutrition-not entirely. What our bodies do with that food does." - T. Colin Campbell

"Time, for example, is intimately connected with the goddess Kali, which partly accounts for her destructive nature. Energy - in Einstein's equation, E=MC2 - is personified in India as Shakti in her various guises." - Roger Housden

"As far as I can tell, there are two kinds of poets: those who want to tell stories and sing songs, and those who want to work out the chemical equation for language and pass on their experiments as poetry." - Simon Armitage

"An educational foundation is only part of the equation. In order for creativity to flourish and imagination to take hold, we also need to expose our children to the arts from a very young age." - Michelle Obama

"The dollar is the final term in almost every equation which arises in the practice of engineering in any or all of its branches, except qualifiedly as to military and naval engineering, where in some cases cost may be ignored." - Henry R. Towne

"People ask me what I am politically and I've previously offered this equation: I became a conservative by being around liberals. And I became a libertarian after being around conservatives." - Greg Gutfeld

"Having begun my life in science searching for the equation beyond time, I now believe that the deepest secret of the universe is that its essence rests in how it unfolds moment by moment in time." - Lee Smolin

"On the left-hand side of the field equation we may add the fundamental tensor guv, multiplied by a universal constant, -?, at present unknown, without destroying the general covariance." - Albert Einstein

"Considering the inconceivable complexity of processes even in a simple cell, it is little short of a miracle that the simplest possible model - namely, a linear equation between two variables - actually applies in quite a general number of cases." - Ludwig von Bertalanffy

"In current society, your security is cash, and that has huge repercussions. But when you take that out of the equation, you have to have relationships with people and you have to have relationships with the environment to survive." - Mark Boyle

"As a libertarian I believe we should have a federal government simple and circumscribed enough to be run by an average, dull, normal American. With George W. Bush we have half the equation in place." - P. J. O'Rourke