All science requires mathematics. The knowledge of mathematical things is almost innate in us. This is the easiest of sciences a fact which is obvious in that no one’s brain rejects it for laymen and people who are utterly illiterate know how to count and reckon.

Argument is conclusive but it does not remove doubt so that the mind may rest in the sure knowledge of the truth unless it finds it by the method of experiment.

For the things of this world cannot be made known without a knowledge of mathematics.

Roger Bacon Knowledge Quotes