Previously, I shared some tips on what makes a good math tutor. Personally, I find that quotes are effective tools that math tutors share with their students to inspire them. You can find some of these quotes pasted on the walls of our math tuition center classrooms. So I have compile some of my personal favorite quotes that are related to mathematics and education!
Practical Quotes on Math / Education
“The only way to learn mathematics is to do mathematics.” ~ Paul Halmos
“Life is like Math. If it goes too easy, something is wrong” ~ Unknown
“The person who does the work is the only one who learns” ~ Harry Wong
“It’s not that I’m smart. It’s just that I stay with problems longer” ~ Albert Einstein
“Mathematics is not about numbers, equations, computations, or algorithms: it is about understanding.” ~ William Paul Thurston
Cute Quotes on Math / Education
“Arithmetic is being able to count up to twenty without taking off your shoes.” ~ Mickey Mouse
“Think of a number between 0 and 20. Add 32 to it. Multiply by 2. Subtract 1. Now close your eyes. It’s dark isn’t it?” ~ Unknown
“As long as algebra is taught in school, there will be prayer in school. “ ~ Cokie Roberts
“Mathematics is like love, a simple idea, but it can get complicated.” ~Unknown
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