Quotations on Arithmetic

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The desire to economize time and mental effort in arithmetical computations, and to eliminate human liability to error is probably as old as the science of arithmetic itself.
- Howard Aiken
(Keywords: Science, Time, Arithmetic, Desire, Effort, Error, Old)

I refer, of course, to the debts our nation has amassed for itself over decades of indulgence. It is the new Red Menace, this time consisting of ink. We can debate its origins endlessly and search for villains on ideological grounds, but the reality is pure arithmetic.
- Mitch Daniels
(Keywords: Time, Arithmetic, Debate, Nation, Reality)

Music is the arithmetic of sounds as optics is the geometry of light.
- Claude Debussy
(Keywords: Music, Arithmetic, Geometry, Light)

Many who have had an opportunity of knowing any more about mathematics confuse it with arithmetic, and consider it an arid science. In reality, however, it is a science which requires a great amount of imagination.
- Sofia Kovalevskaya
(Keywords: Imagination, Science, Opportunity, Arithmetic, Mathematics, Reality)

Schools are really bad now. Schools are not only bad in reading, writing and arithmetic, they're worse in cultural aspects, like in music and art. They don't teach you anything.
- John Kricfalusi
(Keywords: Music, Art, Arithmetic, Now, Reading, Schools, Writing)

In the arithmetic of love, one plus one equals everything, and two minus one equals nothing.
- Mignon McLaughlin
(Keywords: Love, Arithmetic, Nothing)

Arithmetic is where the answer is right and everything is nice and you can look out of the window and see the blue sky - or the answer is wrong and you have to start over and try again and see how it comes out this time.
- Carl Sandburg
(Keywords: Time, Arithmetic, Right, Sky, Wrong)









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