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Shakuntala Devi Quotes: I haven't had any formal education. Through the grace of god, I am gifted in mathematics and the English language.
         

I haven't had any formal education. Through the grace of god, I am gifted in mathematics and the English language.


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Numbers have life; they’re not just symbols on paper.



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Without mathematics, there’s nothing you can do. Everything around you is mathematics. Everything around you is numbers.



Education is not just about going to school and getting a degree. It's about widening your knowledge and absorbing the truth about life.

Education is not just about going to school and getting a degree. It's about widening your knowledge and absorbing the truth about life.



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.

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.



You develop a sympathy for all human beings when you travel a lot.

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.

Why do children dread mathematics? Because of the wrong approach. Because it is looked at as a subject.



I relax completely when I'm at rest. I don't think of numbers; I don't think of work.

I relax completely when I'm at rest. I don't think of numbers; I don't think of work.



Immorality does not consist in being different. It consists in not allowing others to be so.

Immorality does not consist in being different. It consists in not allowing others to be so.



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 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.





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This page presents the quote "I haven't had any formal education. Through the grace of god, I am gifted in mathematics and the English language.". Author of this quote is Shakuntala Devi. This quote is about god, mathematics,.