Perhaps the methods I needed to complete the proof would not be invented for a hundred years. So even if I was on the right track, I could be living in the wrong century. - Andrew Wiles

The definition of a good mathematical problem is the mathematics it generates rather than the problem itself. - Andrew Wiles

There's also a sense of freedom. I was so obsessed by this problem that I was thinking about if all the time - when I woke up in the morning, when I went to sleep at night, and that went on for eight years. - Andrew Wiles

Well, some mathematics problems look simple, and you try them for a year or so, and then you try them for a hundred years, and it turns out that they're extremely hard to solve. - Andrew Wiles

I'm sure that some of them will be very hard and I'll have a sense of achievement again, but nothing will mean the same to me - there's no other problem in mathematics that could hold me the way that this one did. - Andrew Wiles

They would glue the wig to the front of my forehead, and after a while it would give me a headache. - Cesar Romero

I have spoken to a whole group of millionaires, head executives at Microsoft. Boy did I chew those guys out. - Jack LaLanne