### Famous quotes containing the word mathematical:

“What he loved so much in the plant morphological structure of the tree was that given a fixed *mathematical* basis, the final evolution was so incalculable.”

—D.H. (David Herbert)

“The circumstances of human society are too complicated to be submitted to the rigour of *mathematical* calculation.”

—Marquis De Custine (1790–1857)

“It is by a *mathematical* point only that we are wise, as the sailor or the fugitive slave keeps the polestar in his eye; but that is sufficient guidance for all our life. We may not arrive at our port within a calculable period, but we would preserve the true course.”

—Henry David Thoreau (1817–1862)

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