It is widely believed that a dog is man’s best friend. This is not true. Dog is man’s second best friend. Man’s best friend is the identity sin^2 + cos^2 theta = 1. And I would actually put cats second and dogs third.
— Real Analysis & Linear Algebra Professor (via mathprofessorquotes)
I try not to memorize any scary looking formulas.
—Calculus professor (via mathprofessorquotes)
The words ‘asymptotic’ and ‘proper’ are in a race to see which can be the most overused word in mathematics.
—Differential equations professor (via mathprofessorquotes)