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To isolate mathematics from the practical demands of the sciences

is to invite the sterility of a cow shut read more

To isolate mathematics from the practical demands of the sciences

is to invite the sterility of a cow shut away from the bulls.

Like the crest of a peacock so is mathematics at the head of all

knowledge.

Like the crest of a peacock so is mathematics at the head of all

knowledge.

Pure mathematics is, in its way, the poetry of logical ideas.

Pure mathematics is, in its way, the poetry of logical ideas.

Revolutions never occur in mathematics.

Revolutions never occur in mathematics.

I advise my students to listen carefully the moment they decide

to take no more mathematics courses. They might read more

I advise my students to listen carefully the moment they decide

to take no more mathematics courses. They might be able to hear

the sound of closing doors. Everybody a mathematician?

Between the penis and the mathematical one . . . there exists

nothing. Nothing! It is a vacuum.

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Between the penis and the mathematical one . . . there exists

nothing. Nothing! It is a vacuum.

[Fr., Entre le penis et les mathematiques . . . il n'existe rien.

Rien! C'est le vide.]

With me everything turns into mathematics.

[Fr., Omnia apud me mathematica fiunt.]

With me everything turns into mathematics.

[Fr., Omnia apud me mathematica fiunt.]

Mathematics is the only instructional material that can be

presented in an entirely undogmatic way.

Mathematics is the only instructional material that can be

presented in an entirely undogmatic way.

The essence of mathematics is not to make simple things complicated, but to make complicated things simple.

The essence of mathematics is not to make simple things complicated, but to make complicated things simple.