On Pi Day, Top Quotes About This Eternal Number.
The number π is a mathematical constant, the ratio of a circle circumference to its diameter, approximated as 3.14159. Commonly, it has been represented by the Greek letter “π” since the 18th century, but it’s also sometimes spelled out as “pi.”
March 14 is Pi Day. Celebrate this event reading some inspirational quotes:
“A bell cannot tell time, but it can be moved in just such a way as to say twelve o’clock – similarly, a man cannot calculate infinite numbers, but he can be moved in just such a way as to say pi.” Daniel Tammet, Thinking in Numbers: How Maths Illuminates Our Lives.
“The Ludolphian number is fixed in eternity— not a digit out of place, all characters in their proper order, an endless sentence written to the end of the world by the division of the circle’s diameter into its circumference.” Richard Preston.
“They are simply numbers and cannot thus be right or wrong […] What I trust that I am saying is that all numbers are by their nature correct. Well, except for Pi, of course. I can’t be doing with Pi. Gives me a headache just thinking about it, going on and on and on and on and on….” Neil Gaiman, Anansi Boys.
Video: Number Pi. Numberphile.
Enjoy your day, Yareah friends. Art is everywhere and up to you. Spring is coming!
“While physics and mathematics may tell us how the universe began, they are not much use in predicting human behavior because there are far too many equations to solve. I’m no better than anyone else at understanding what makes people tick, particularly women.” Stephen Hawking.