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Multiplication Quotes

Quotes about Multiplication

Discover the wisdom and brilliance behind the world of mathematics with our collection of quotes about multiplication. These quotes range from the inspirational to the humorous and offer a fresh perspective on one of the most fundamental mathematical operations. Perfect for students, teachers, and math enthusiasts alike, these quotes will provide a much-needed dose of motivation and inspiration. So why wait? Start multiplying your knowledge and motivation today with our collection of multiplication quotes!

"Aerodynamics is mathematics for those who haven't learned to do calculus. In my case, too, for one who hasn't learned to add or multiply, at least the first time."

Richard Bach

"Arithmetic is where you have to multiply—and you carry the multiplication table in your head and hope you won’t lose it."

Carl Sandburg

"Beyond the natural numbers, addition, multiplication, and mathematical induction are intuitively clear."

L. E. J. Brouwer

"Biology is the only science in which multiplication means the same thing as division."


"Civilization consists in the multiplication and refinement of human wants."

Robert Andrews Millikan

"Civilization is a limitless multiplication of unnecessary necessities."

Mark Twain

"Civilization, in the real sense of the term, consists not in the multiplication, but in the deliberate and voluntary reduction of wants."

Mahatma Gandhi

"Collaboration is multiplication."

John C. Maxwell

"Don't hesitate to be as revolutionary as science. Don't hesitate to be as reactionary as the multiplication table."

Calvin Coolidge

"God in his infinite wisdom has deposited in everything the potential for growth and multiplication."

Sunday Adelaja

"Had my life increased, or merely added to itself? There had been addition and subtraction in my life, but how much multiplication?"

Julian Barnes

"I can't multiply myself out of a paper bag. But when it comes to roots, I'm your man."

Jerry Newport

"I suspect anyway that the important things we learn we never remember because they become a part of us, we absorb them...we don't absorb multiplication tables."

William Alexander Percy

"I will not vote against the truths of the multiplication table."

James A. Garfield

"It is often claimed that knowledge multiplies so rapidly that nobody can follow it. I believe this is incorrect. At least in science it is not true. The main purpose of science is simplicity and as we understand more things, everything is becoming simpler. This, of course, goes contrary to what everyone accepts."

Edward Teller

"Keep computations to the lowest level of the multiplication table."

David Hilbert

"Life isn't just addition and subtraction. There's also the accumulation, the multiplication, of loss, of failure."

Julian Barnes

"Love is the gift that multiplies when given."

Susan Winter

"Making out an income tax is a lesson in mathematics: addition, division, multiplication and extraction."


"Meekness, the subtraction of self, reduces the multiplication of words."

Neal A. Maxwell

"Multiply your potentials with your plans and it will be equal to your purpose of existence. Your potentials are your seeds of greatness."

Israelmore Ayivor

"Natural selection based on the differential multiplication of variant types cannot exist before there is material capable of replicating itself and its own variations, that is, before the origination of specifically genetic material or gene-material."

Hermann Joseph Muller

"Our multiplication must increase to fill the earth. That right there, is a possession."

Sunday Adelaja

"Perhaps in the times of Ahmes the multiplication table was exciting."

Bertrand Russell

"Sometimes, if I really strain my brain, I can even do multiplication."

Michael Grant

"The dot was introduced as a symbol for multiplication by Leibniz. On July 29, 1698, he wrote in a letter to Johann Bernoulli: "I do not like X as a symbol for multiplication, as it is easily confounded with x."

Gottfried Leibniz

"The multiplication of our kind borders on the obscene; the duty to love them, on the preposterous."

Emile M. Cioran

"The world looks like a multiplication-table, or a mathematical equation, which, turn it how you will, balances itself."

Ralph Waldo Emerson

"There is no division nor subtraction in the heart-arithmetic of a good mother. There are only addition and multiplication."

Bess Streeter Aldrich

"There is no national science, just as there is no national multiplication table; what is national is no longer science."

Anton Chekhov

"This survival of the fittest implies multiplication of the fittest."

Herbert Spencer

"We can never work alone to bring great multiplication. It has to happen through unity & diversity."

Loren Cunningham

"We don't have to engage in grand, heroic actions to participate in the process of change. Small acts, when multiplied by millions of people, can transform the world."

Howard Zinn

"We have always found that, if the principles were right, the area over which they were affected did not matter. Size is only a matter of the multiplication table."

Henry Ford

"What is fanaticism today is the fashionable creed tomorrow, and trite as the multiplication table a week after."

Wendell Phillips

"With four? Doing a little... Addition? Multiplication?"

Veronica Roth

"Working together precedes winning together...collaboration is multiplication."

John C. Maxwell

"You save an old man and you save a unit; but save a boy, and you save a multiplication table."

Rodney 'Gipsy' Smith
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