More Math One-Liners
As we were dressing to play in the snow, I asked my son Eli if I could wear his hat. His response was an emphatic, “No!” When I asked why, his one-liner response made me chuckle:
Because your chin is too far from your head.
Here are some other one-liners that I’ve always enjoyed.
Pure mathematicians are like lighthouses in the middle of a swamp — brilliant, but completely useless.
If God wanted us to use the metric system, why did Jesus have 12 apostles?
I’m not worried about losing my job to a computer. They’ve yet to invent a machine that does absolutely nothing.
For every complex mathematical problem, there is a simple and elegant solution that is completely wrong.
For every complex mathematical problem, there is a solution. The difficulty lies in finding it.
A mathematics lecture is a process for transferring the notes of the teacher to the notes of the student without passing through the minds of either.
In a graph, the thickness of the curve is inversely proportional to the reliability of the data.
Statistics are like a bikini — what they reveal is suggestive, but what they conceal is vital.