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George Pólya Quote: “It is better to solve one problem five different ways, than to solve five problems one way.”

It is better to solve one problem five different ways, than to solve five problems one way.

— George Pólya



George Pólya Quote: “Mathematics is not a spectator sport!”

Mathematics is not a spectator sport!

— George Pólya


George Pólya Quote: “If there is a problem you can’t solve, then there is an easier problem you can’t solve: find it.”

If there is a problem you can’t solve, then there is an easier problem you can’t solve: find it.

— George Pólya


George Pólya Quote: “If you cannot solve the proposed problem try to solve first some related problem.”

If you cannot solve the proposed problem try to solve first some related problem.

— George Pólya


George Pólya Quote: “In order to solve this differential equation you look at it until a solution occurs to you.”

In order to solve this differential equation you look at it until a solution occurs to you.

— George Pólya


George Pólya Quote: “Mathematics is the cheapest science. Unlike physics or chemistry, it does not require any expensive equipment. All one needs for mathematics is a pencil and paper.”

Mathematics is the cheapest science. Unlike physics or chemistry, it does not require any expensive equipment. All one needs for mathematics is a pencil and paper.

— George Pólya


George Pólya Quote: “Beauty in mathematics is seeing the truth without effort.”

Beauty in mathematics is seeing the truth without effort.

— George Pólya


George Pólya Quote: “Mathematics consists in proving the most obvious thing in the least obvious way.”

Mathematics consists in proving the most obvious thing in the least obvious way.

— George Pólya


George Pólya Quote: “It may be more important in the mathematics class how you teach than what you teach.”

It may be more important in the mathematics class how you teach than what you teach.

— George Pólya


George Pólya Quote: “Solving problems is a practical art, like swimming, or skiing, or playing the piano: you can learn it only by imitation and practice.”

Solving problems is a practical art, like swimming, or skiing, or playing the piano: you can learn it only by imitation and practice.

— George Pólya



George Pólya Quote: “Mathematics is being lazy. Mathematics is letting the principles do the work for you so that you do not have to do the work for yourself.”

Mathematics is being lazy. Mathematics is letting the principles do the work for you so that you do not have to do the work for yourself.

— George Pólya


George Pólya Quote: “Geometry is the science of correct reasoning on incorrect figures.”

Geometry is the science of correct reasoning on incorrect figures.

— George Pólya


George Pólya Quote: “A mathematics teacher is a midwife to ideas.”

A mathematics teacher is a midwife to ideas.

— George Pólya


George Pólya Quote: “The first rule of discovery is to have brains and good luck. The second rule of discovery is to sit tight and wait till you get a bright idea.”

The first rule of discovery is to have brains and good luck. The second rule of discovery is to sit tight and wait till you get a bright idea.

— George Pólya


George Pólya Quote: “A GREAT discovery solves a great problem but there is a grain of discovery in any problem.”

A GREAT discovery solves a great problem but there is a grain of discovery in any problem.

— George Pólya


George Pólya Quote: “An idea which can be used once is a trick. If it can be used more than once it becomes a method.”

An idea which can be used once is a trick. If it can be used more than once it becomes a method.

— George Pólya


George Pólya Quote: “I am too good for philosophy and not good enough for physics. Mathematics is in between.”

I am too good for philosophy and not good enough for physics. Mathematics is in between.

— George Pólya


George Pólya Quote: “My method to overcome a difficulty is to go round it.”

My method to overcome a difficulty is to go round it.

— George Pólya


George Pólya Quote: “The best of ideas is hurt by uncritical acceptance and thrives on critical examination.”

The best of ideas is hurt by uncritical acceptance and thrives on critical examination.

— George Pólya


George Pólya Quote: “I am intentionally avoiding the standard term which, by the way, did not exist in Euler’s time. One of the ugliest outgrowths of the “new math” was the premature introduction of technical terms.”

I am intentionally avoiding the standard term which, by the way, did not exist in Euler’s time. One of the ugliest outgrowths of the “new math” was the premature introduction of technical terms.

— George Pólya


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