Math Teacher Quotes That Show the Struggle

math teacher quotesThe subject of Math tends to be somewhat polarizing. Either you love it or you hate it. But no matter how you feel about it, being able to do Math is an essential skill. Here are some Math teacher quotes that show even the most brilliant people can struggle with math and still be successful.

“Math was always my bad subject. I couldn’t convince my teachers that many of my answers were meant ironically.”
– Calvin Trillin

“Hell on earth for a brilliant innovator is spelled s-c-h-o-o-l… [Inventor] Dean Kamen… found himself at odds with his public-school teachers in New York’s Long Island because he noted that his wrong answers weren’t really wrong. For instance, when asked to select the word that did not belong to the set “add, subtract, multiply, increase,” Kamen might choose “add” because all the others had eight letters.”
– Steven Levy

“Do not worry about your difficulties in mathematics. I can assure you that mine are still greater.”
– Albert Einstein

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