Let no-one enter who does not know his geometry.
La ge ome trie est aux arts plastiques ce que la grammaire est a' l'art de l'e crivain. Geometry is to sculpture what grammar is to the art of the writer.
There is no'royal road'to geometry.
In Geometry (which is the only science that it hath pleased God hithertotobestowonmankind) men begin at settling the significations of their words; whichthey call Definitions.
Night Geometryand the GarscaddenTrains.
But even Archimedes was not free from the prevailing notion that geometry was degraded by being employed to produce anything useful. It was with difficulty that he was induced to stoop from speculation to practice. He was half ashamed of those inventions which were the wonder of hostile nations, and always spoke of them slightingly as mere amusements, as trifles in which a mathematician might be suffered to relax his mind after intense application to the higher parts of his science.
Geometry is that part of universal mechanics which accurately proposes and demonstrates the art of measuring.
One geometry can not be more true than another; it can only be more convenient.Geometry is not true, it is advantageous.
There isgeometry inthehumming of thestrings.There is music in the spacings of the spheres.
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