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A collection of quotes and sayings by Euclid on gain, threepence, mathematical, thoughts, Lincoln, geometry, royal, road, proof, denied, fun-facts and elements.

12 Quotes By Euclid, The Father Of Geometry

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Famous As: Mathematician - Euclidean Geometry, Euclid's Elements and Euclidean Algorithm

Born On: 330 BC

Died On: 260 BC

Born In: Alexandria

Died At Age: 70

Renowned as the ‘Founder of Geometry’, ‘Euclid Of Alexandria’ was an eminent Greek mathematician. Not much is known about his early and personal life, however, he is considered to be the ‘Father Of Geometry’ for his monumental contribution in the field of mathematics. He expressed his thoughts, viewpoints and opinions on the subject in his book, ‘Elements’ which is regarded as the most influential mathematical works of all time. Since the time of its publication and until the 19th or early 20th, this book served as the main textbook for teaching mathematics. Euclid’s writings, thoughts, and works were heavily influenced by Aristotle, Thales, Pythagoras and Eudoxus to name a few. Following is a list of some popular and inspiring quotes and sayings by Euclid which have been extracted from his writings, thoughts, books, work and life. Zoom through the quotable quotes and thoughts by Euclid on affirmed, proved, God, learns, school, math, royal, nature, golden-ratio, handwriting, science, history-of-mathematics etc.
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The laws of nature are but the mathematical thoughts of God.

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There is no Royal Road to Geometry.

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Things which are equal to the same thing are also equal to one another.

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A line is length without breadth.

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Sire, there is no royal road to geometry.

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Better balance, less pain and less restless leg syndrome.

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QED - Quod erat demonstrandum.

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Give him threepence, since he must make a gain out of what he learns.

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In right-angled triangles the square on the side subtending the right angle is equal to the squares on the sides containing the right angle.

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A prime number is one (which is) measured by a unit alone.

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And the whole is greater than the part.

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That, if a straight line falling on two straight lines makes the interior angles on the same side less than two right angles, the two straight lines, if produced indefinitely, meet on that side on which the angles are less than two right angles.

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