Maths in Quotes: Celebrities
'If you hang around with nice people, you get nice friends. Hang around with smart people and you get smart friends, hang around with yo-yos and you get yo-yos for friends. It's simple mathematics.'
- Sylvester Stallone in Rocky
'He deals the cards to find the outcome
The sacred geometry of chance
The hidden law of a probable outcome
The numbers lead a dance'
- Sting, Shape of my Heart, on the album Ten Summoner's Tales
'This is 1995, a new South Africa, a new Chiefs, with a different style. We are playing "shoeshine" and "piano" mixed with mathematical principles.'
- Louis Tshakoane, PRO of the Kaizer Chiefs soccer team, In the Mail & Guardian, 3 March 1995