Geometry has two great treasures: one is the theorem of Pythagoras; the other, the division of a line into extreme and mean ratio. The first we may compare to a measure of gold; the second we may name a precious jewel.  Johannes Kepler

Geometry is the Formal structure of thought. The spirit of geometry is the structure of Light The soul of geometry is the structure of Space. The structure of Space is PURE FORM.  Irene Rice Pereira

The Phi proportion is the perfect division of unity: it is creative, yet the entire proportional universe that results from it relates back to it and is literally contained within it, since no term of the original division steps, as it were, outside of a direct rapport with the initial division of Unity.  Robert Lawlor

[The universe] cannot be read until we have learnt the language and become familiar with the characters in which it is written. It is written in mathematical language, and the letters are triangles, circles and other geometrical figures, without which means it is humanly impossible to comprehend a single word."  Galileo Galilei

If color is nature at its most conspicuous and forceful, then the Golden Section is the spiritual at its most selfevident, having the quiet force of a symbol that conveys at once a sense of the inevitability and incomprehensibility of the cosmic order.  Donald Kuspit 
Inspiration, even passion is indeed necessary for creative art, but the knowledge of the Science of Space, of the Theory of Proportions, far from narrowing the creative power of the artist, opens for him an infinite variety of choices within the realm of symphonic composition.  Matila Ghyka
