Karl Weierstrass famous quotes
Last updated: Sep 5, 2024

I didn't mind studying. Obviously math and the physical science subjects interested me more than some of the more artistic subjects, but I think I was a pretty good student.

God is subtle but he is not malicious.

The formulation of the problem is often more essential than its solution, which may be merely a matter of mathematical or experimental skill.

Some of the greatest advances in mathematics have been due to the invention of symbols, which it afterwards became necessary to explain; from the minus sign proceeded the whole theory of negative quantities.

Through the ingenuousness of her age beamed an ardent mind, a mind not of the women but of the poet; she did not please, she intoxicated.

When the old poets made some virtue their theme, they were not teaching but adoring,

In a manner of speaking, the poem is its own knower, neither poet nor reader knowing anything that the poem says apart from the words of the poem.

Atheism is the opium of the mathematicians. Atheism is the religion of Mathematics.

The greatest mathematicians, as Archimedes, Newton, and Gauss, always united theory and applications in equal measure.

I'm no mathematician, so I'm stuck with the graphic representations.
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