Without mathematics, there's nothing you can do. Everything around you is mathematics. Everything around you is numbers.
Numbers have life; they're not just symbols on paper.
You develop a sympathy for all human beings when you travel a lot.
Why do children dread mathematics? Because of the wrong approach. Because it is looked at as a subject.
I cannot transfer my abilities to anyone, but I can think of quicker ways with which to help people develop numerical aptitude.
I was performing at a New Jersey high school, and I asked a class of 2,000 students, 'How many of you love mathematics?' and only one hand went up. And that was the hand of the maths teacher!
I relax completely when I'm at rest. I don't think of numbers; I don't think of work.
Education is not just about going to school and getting a degree. It's about widening your knowledge and absorbing the truth about life.
Students shy away from Maths, but in reality Maths is the best friend of man.
I haven't had any formal education. Through the grace of god, I am gifted in mathematics and the English language.
If you do not use a muscle or any part of the body, it tends to become atrophic. So is the case with the brain. The more you use it, the better it becomes.
I don't even possess a car. I ride in auto-rickshaws because I like to be a part of the masses. I don't want to single myself out as someone up and above.
I have written a book called 'In the Wonderland of Numbers.' It's about a young girl, Neha, who is very poor in mathematics, but in a series of illusory experiences, she becomes a great mathematician.
I have been running maths clubs for children completely free. In my building in Bangalore, I conduct maths clubs for several months, and every child who attended the club was poor in mathematics and is now showing brilliant results.
Nobody challenges me. I challenge myself.
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