# George Boole's Quotes

*Born:* 1970-01-01

*Profession:* Mathematician

*Nation:* Irish

Biography of George Boole

No matter how correct a mathematical theorem may appear to be, one ought never to be satisfied that there was not something imperfect about it until it also gives the impression of being beautiful.

**Tags:**Beautiful, Matter, May

Probability is expectation founded upon partial knowledge. A perfect acquaintance with all the circumstances affecting the occurrence of an event would change expectation into certainty, and leave nether room nor demand for a theory of probabilities.

**Tags:**Change, Knowledge, Perfect

It is not of the essence of mathematics to be conversant with the ideas of number and quantity.

**Tags:**Essence, Ideas, Number