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Quotes about Mathematicians

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Mathematicians Quotes
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"Mathematicians are like Frenchmen: whatever you say to them they translate into their own language, and forthwith it is something entirely different."
-Johann Wolfgang von Goethe
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"You need forensic mathematicians, artists and psychologists as well as scientists. We're learning a little bit about all of it."
-Jeff Abraham
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"The next chapter is likely to provoke many mathematicians. This can't be helped. Mathematics is not what they think it is."
-David Deutsch
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"Mathematicians stand on each other's shoulders."
-Carl Friedrich Gauss
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"Physicists are more like avant-garde composers, willing to bend traditional rules... Mathematicians are more like classical composers."
-Brian Greene
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"The only thing that might have annoyed some mathematicians was the presumption of assuming that maybe the axiom of choice could fail, and that we should look into contrary assumptions."
-Alonzo Church
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"The greatest mathematicians, as Archimedes, Newton, and Gauss, always united theory and applications in equal measure."
-Felix Klein
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