Evade Quotes (4 quotes)
A provision of endless apparatus, a bustle of infinite enquiry and research, or even the mere mechanical labour of copying, may be employed, to evade and shuffle off real labour, â€” the real labour of thinking.
Evolution is an obstacle course not a freeway; the correct analogue for long-term success is a distant punt receiver evading legions of would-be tacklers in an oddly zigzagged path toward a goal, not a horse thundering down the flat.
Mathematics is a fundamental mode of thinking, impossible to evade.
Through and through the world is infected with quantity: To talk sense is to talk quantities. It is not use saying the nation is largeâ€”How large? It is no use saying the radium is scarceâ€”How scarce? You cannot evade quantity. You may fly to poetry and music, and quantity and number will face you in your rhythms and your octaves.