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GEOMETRY
[ Also see Arithmetic Circles Mathematicians Mathematics ]

Meton: With the straight ruler I set to work to make the circle four-cornered.
      - Aristophanes,
        concerning the problem of squaring the circle

Out of nothing I have created a strange new universe.
      - Janos Bolyai,
        on the creation of a non-Euclidean geometry

Projective geometry is all geometry.
      - Arthur Cayley,
        "The World of Mathematics" edited by J.R. Newman

The composer opens the cage door for arithmetic, the draftsman gives geometry its freedom.
      - Jean Cocteau

And since geometry is the right foundation of all painting, I have decided to teach its rudiments and principles to all youngsters eager for art. . . .
      - Albrecht Durer,
        Course in the Art of Measurement


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