“If you don’t put vector signs I will crucify you.” -Physics TA
“It’s not the size of my set that matters, it’s the injection”
“If you steal from one author, it’s plagiarism. If you steal from two, it’s research.” – Wilson Mizner
Being a mathematician is a bit like being a priest: when people find out what you do, they feel the need to confess.
“I love arguing with students – it’s my second favorite sport after calculus.”
Student: “CMU please give me a break!”
CMU: “Break? You want a break? Okay I’ll break you!”
Then the student is broken.
“Leadership is an education and the best leaders think of themselves as the students not the teachers.” – Simon Sinek
Little girl: “I don’t think I’m ready to go to college yet.”
Dad: “Why do you say that?”
Little girl: “It doesn’t look fun.”