1. "Of course it must be noted that no decimal expression, no matter how many decimal places are used, will ever exactly equal an irrational number; a decimal is a fraction, and an irrational, we saw, cannot equal a fraction."
- Morris Kline, Mathematics and the Physical World
4. "Ah, the Dewey decimal system…humankind’s single greatest achievement. From Candace Fleming’s The Fabled Fourth Graders of Aesop Elementary School"
- Quote by Candace Fleming
5. "Fixed stars govern a life"
- Quote by Sylvia Plath
8. "Permitting statistical treatment and the hypnotic presence of numbers and decimal points to befog causal relationships is little better than superstition."
- Darrell Huff, How to Lie with Statistics
9. "He wished he was with his mom in her library, where everything was safe and numbered and organized by the Dewey decimal system. Ben wished the world was organized by the Dewey decimal system. That way you'd be able to find whatever you were looking for, like the meaning of your dream, or your dad."
- Brian Selznick, Wonderstruck