Do not enter who does not know geometry

Do not enter who does not know geometry

Academy of Athens

With these words was admonished those who approached the entrance of the Academy of Athens, the school founded by Plato in Athens.

Instead, our wish is that everyone will enter and remain in proximity to geometry and its sisters; that they will listen to it, look at it, and observe its elegance and beauty.

You‘re a mathematician

Israel Gelfand

“People think they don‘t understand math, but it‘s all about how you explain it to them. If you ask a drunkard what number is larger, 2/3 or 3/5 , he won‘t be able to tell you. But if you rephrase the question: what is better, 2 bottles of vodka for 3 people or 3 bottles of vodka for 5 people, he will tell you right away: 2 bottles for 3 people, of course.”

Israel Gelfand, Soviet mathematician. (1913-2009)