” 37 is a lumpy number, a bit like porridge. Six is very small and dark and cold, and whenever I was little trying to understand what sadness is I would imagine myself inside a number six and having that experience of cold and darkness. Similarly, number four is a shy number. “


” What I do find surprising is that other people do not think in the same way. I find it hard to imagine a world where numbers and words are not how I experience them! “


” I know from my own experience that there is much more to ‘intelligence’ than an IQ number. In fact, I hesitate to believe that any system could really reflect the complexity and uniqueness of one person’s mind, or meaningfully describe the nature of his or her potential. “


” Six is the hardest number for me to experience, the smallest. It’s the absence of something – it’s cold, dark, almost like a black hole. If someone tells me they are depressed, I might imagine myself in the hole of a six to help me empathise. “



All 4 Daniel Tammet Quotes about Experience in picture


37 is a lumpy number, a bit like porridge. Six is very small and dark and cold, and whenever I was little trying to understand what sadness is I would imagine myself inside a number six and having that experience of cold and darkness. Similarly, number four is a shy number.
What I do find surprising is that other people do not think in the same way. I find it hard to imagine a world where numbers and words are not how I experience them!


I know from my own experience that there is much more to
Six is the hardest number for me to experience, the smallest. It