The study of mathematics cannot be replaced by any other activity that
will train and develop man's purely logical faculties to the same level
The American Mathematical Monthly, 56, 1949, p19.
Mathematicians boast of their exacting achievements, but in reality they
are absorbed in mental acrobatics and contribute nothing to society.
Complete Works on Japan's Philosophical Thought. 1956.
Today, it is not only that our kings do not know mathematics, but our
philosophers do not know mathematics and -- to go a step further -- our
mathematicians do not know mathematics.
"The Tree of Knowledge" in Harper's, 217, 1958.
The calculus is the greatest aid we have to the application of physical
truth in the broadest sense of the word.
In N. Rose Mathematical Maxims and Minims, Raleigh NC:Rome Press Inc., 1988.