Felix Klein Quotes and Sayings  Page 1

“The greatest mathematicians, as Archimedes, Newton, and Gauss, always united theory and applications in equal measure.”
 Felix Klein 
“Everyone knows what a curve is, until he has studied enough mathematics to become confused through the countless number of possible exceptions.”
 Felix Klein 
“The teacher manages to get along still with the cumbersome algebraic analysis, in spite of its difficulties and imperfections, and avoids the smooth infinitesimal calculus, although the eighteenth century shyness toward it had long lost all point.”
 Felix Klein 
“Thus, in a sense, mathematics has been most advanced by those who distinguished themselves by intuition rather than by rigorous proofs.”
 Felix Klein 
“The developing science departs at the same time more and more from its original scope and purpose and threatens to sacrifice its earlier unity and split into diverse branches.”
 Felix Klein 
“It is well known that the central problem of the whole of modern mathematics is the study of transcendental functions defined by differential equations.”
 Felix Klein
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