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28 Inspirational Ada Lovelace Quotes (MATH)

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“Those who have learned to walk on the threshold of the unknown worlds, by means of what are commonly termed par excellence the exact sciences, may then, with the fair white wings of imagination, hope to soar further into the unexplored amidst which we live.”

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The more I study, the more insatiable do I feel my genius for it to be.
The more I study, the more insatiable do I feel my genius for it to be.
That brain of mine is something more than merely mortal; as time will show.
That brain of mine is something more than merely mortal; as time will show.
If you can't give me poetry, can't you give me poetical science?
If you can’t give me poetry, can’t you give me poetical science?
Understand well as I may, my comprehension can only be an infinitesimal fraction of all I want to understand.
Understand well as I may, my comprehension can only be an infinitesimal fraction of all I want to understand.

“Mathematical science shows what is. It is the language of unseen relations between things. But to use and apply that language, we must be able fully to appreciate, to feel, to seize the unseen, the unconscious.”

Ada Lovelace
The intellectual, the moral, the religious seem to me all naturally bound up and interlinked together in one great and harmonious whole.
The intellectual, the moral, the religious seem to me all naturally bound up and interlinked together in one great and harmonious whole.
The Analytical Engine has no pretensions whatever to originate anything. It can do whatever we know how to order it to perform.
The Analytical Engine has no pretensions whatever to originate anything. It can do whatever we know how to order it to perform.
The Analytical Engine weaves algebraic patterns, just as the Jacquard loom weaves flowers and leaves.
The Analytical Engine weaves algebraic patterns, just as the Jacquard loom weaves flowers and leaves.
Religion to me is science and science is religion.
Religion to me is science and science is religion.

12 WiseAda Lovelace Quote that will Make You Think

“I never am really satisfied that I understand anything; because, understand it well as I may, my comprehension can only be an infinitesimal fraction of all I want to understand about the many connections and relations which occur to me, how the matter in question was first thought of or arrived at, etc., etc.”

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One essential object is to choose that arrangement which shall tend to reduce to a minimum the time necessary for completing the calculation.
One essential object is to choose that arrangement which shall tend to reduce to a minimum the time necessary for completing the calculation.
Forget this world and all its troubles and if possible its multitudinous Charlatans - everything in short but the Enchantress of Numbers.
Forget this world and all its troubles and if possible its multitudinous Charlatans – everything in short but the Enchantress of Numbers.

“The Analytical Engine has no pretensions whatever to originate anything. It can do whatever we know how to order it to perform. It can follow analysis; but it has no power of anticipating any analytical relations or truths. Its province is to assist us to making available what we are already acquainted with.”

Ada Lovelace
I believe myself to possess a most singular combination of qualities exactly fitted to make me pre-eminently a discoverer of the hidden realities of nature.
I believe myself to possess a most singular combination of qualities exactly fitted to make me pre-eminently a discoverer of the hidden realities of nature.
I am much pleased to find how very well I stand work & how my powers of attention & continued effort increase.
I am much pleased to find how very well I stand work & how my powers of attention & continued effort increase.
I don't wish to be without my brains, tho' they doubtless interfere with a blind faith which would be very comfortable.
I don’t wish to be without my brains, tho’ they doubtless interfere with a blind faith which would be very comfortable.

“It may be desirable to explain, that by the word operation, we mean any process which alters the mutual relation of two or more things, be this relation of what kind it may. This is the most general definition, and would include all subjects in the universe.”

Ada Lovelace
As soon as I have got flying to perfection, I have got a scheme about a steam engine.
As soon as I have got flying to perfection, I have got a scheme about a steam engine.
I am never so happy as when I am really engaged in good earnest, & it makes me must wonderfully cheerful & merry at other times, which is curious & very satisfactory.
I am never so happy as when I am really engaged in good earnest, & it makes me must wonderfully cheerful & merry at other times, which is curious & very satisfactory.
I am in a charming state of confusion.
I am in a charming state of confusion.

“I think I am more determined than ever in my future plans, and I have quite made up my mind that nothing must be suffered to interfere with them. I intend to make such arrangements in town as will secure me a couple of hours daily (with very few exceptions) for my studies.”

Ada Lovelace

6 Ada Lovelace Quote on Math and Science

“Thus not only the mental and the material, but the theoretical and the practical in the mathematical world, are brought into more intimate and effective connection with each other.”

Ada Lovelace
The science of operations, as derived from mathematics more especially, is a science of itself, and has its own abstract truth and value.
The science of operations, as derived from mathematics more especially, is a science of itself, and has its own abstract truth and value.

“I was rather foolish in saying that I did not like arithmetic and to learn figures when I did – I was not thinking quite what I was about. The sums can be done better, if I tried than they are.”

Ada Lovelace
Your best and wisest refuge from all troubles is in your science.
Your best and wisest refuge from all troubles is in your science.
Imagination is the Discovering Faculty, pre-eminently. It is that which penetrates into the unseen worlds around us, the worlds of Science.
Imagination is the Discovering Faculty, pre-eminently. It is that which penetrates into the unseen worlds around us, the worlds of Science.

“The object of the engine is in fact to give the utmost practical efficiency to the resources of numerical interpretations of the higher science of analysis, while it uses the processes and combinations of this latter.”

Ada Lovelace

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