# paul erdos Quotes

The SF [Supreme Fascist, i.e. God] created us to enjoy our suffering. The sooner we die, the sooner we defy His plans.

— Paul Erdos

Mathematics is not yet ready for such problems.

— Paul Erdos

VÃ©gre nem butulok tovÃ¡bb (I've finally stopped getting dumber).

— Paul Erdos

Some French socialist said that private property was theft... I say that private property is a nuisance.

— Paul Erdos

Another roof, another proof.

— Paul Erdos

Every human activity, good or bad, except mathematics, must come to an end.

— Paul Erdos

Here I am: My brain is open.

— Paul Erdos

Property is a nuisance.

— Paul Erdos

Television is something the Russians invented to destroy American education.

— Paul Erdos

I'll tell you once, and I'll tell you again. There's always a prime between n and 2n.

— Paul Erdos

Mathematics is the surest way to immortality. If you make a big discovery in mathematics, you will be remembered after everyone else will be forgotten

— Paul Erdos

Finally I am becoming stupider no more.

— Paul Erdos

God has the Big Book, the beautiful proofs of mathematical theorems are listed here.

— Paul Erdos

There are three signs of senility. The first sign is that a man forgets his theorems. The second sign is that he forgets to zip up. The third sign is that he forgets to zip down.

— Paul Erdos

It is not enough to be in the right place at the right time. You should also have an open mind at the right time.

— Paul Erdos

There'll be plenty of time to rest in the grave.

— Paul Erdos

You don't have to believe in God, but you should believe in The Book.

— Paul Erdos

God may not play dice with the universe, but something strange is going on with the prime numbers.

— Paul Erdos

The purpose of life is to conjecture and prove.

— Paul Erdos

Suppose aliens invade the earth and threaten to obliterate it in a year's time unless human beings can find the Ramsey number for red five and blue five. We could marshal the world's best minds and fastest computers, and within a year we could probably calculate the value. If the aliens demanded the Ramsey number for red six and blue six, however, we would have no choice but to launch a preemptive attack.

— Paul Erdos

It will be another million years, at least, before we understand the primes.

— Paul Erdos

A mathematician is a device for turning coffee into theorems.

— Paul Erdos

Why are numbers beautiful? It's like asking why is Beethoven's Ninth Symphony beautiful. If you don't see why, someone can't tell you. I know numbers are beautiful. If they aren't beautiful, nothing is.

— Paul Erdos

A Mathematician is someone who can take a cup of coffee and turn it into a theory.

— Paul Erdos

If numbers aren't beautiful, I don't know what is.

— Paul Erdos