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If others would but reflect on mathematical truths as deeply and as continuously as I have, they would make my discoveries.

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The World of Mathematics (1956) Edited by J. R. NewmanCarl Friedrich Gauss

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What attracted me so strongly and exclusively to mathematics, apart from the actual content, was particularly the specific nature of the mental processes by which mathematical concepts are handled. This way of deducing and discovering new truths from old ones, and the extraordinary clarity and self-evidence of the theorems, the ingeniousness of the ideas... had an irresistible fascination for me. Beginning from the individual theorems, I grew accustomed to delve more deeply into their relationships and to grasp whole theories as a single entity. That is how I conceived the idea of mathematical beauty...

Ferdinand Eisenstein

Profound study of nature is the most fertile source of mathematical discoveries.

Joseph Fourier

Noting all these things with the great delight which learning gives, we cannot but be stirred by these discoveries when we reflect upon the influence of them one by one.

Vitruvius

He filled his writings with mathematical discoveries, and exhibited on every occasion the remarkable connection between mathematics and philosophy.

Plato

All human discoveries seem to be made only for the purpose of confirming more and more strongly the truths that come on high and are contained in the sacred writings.

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