Juggler Quotes (3 quotes)
Each juggler should be trained in the ignorance of the laws of physics.
The most important and lasting truths are the most obvious ones. Nature cheats us with her mysteries, one after another, like a juggler with his tricks; but shews us her plain honest face, without our paying for it.
Then I have more than an impressionit amounts to a certaintythat algebra is made repellent by the unwillingness or inability of teachers to explain why we suddenly start using a and b, what exponents mean apart from their handling, and how the paradoxical behavior of + and came into being. There is no sense of history behind the teaching, so the feeling is given that the whole system dropped down readymade from the skies, to be used only by born jugglers. This is what paralyzeswith few exceptionsthe infant, the adolescent, or the adult who is not a juggler himself.