Sophie Germain Quotes and Sayings  Page 1

“Algebra is nothing more than geometry, in words; geometry is nothing more than algebra, in pictures.”
 Sophie Germain 
“It matters little who first arrives at an idea, rather what is significant is how far that idea can go”
 Sophie Germain 
“Algebra is but written geometry and geometry is but figured algebra.”
 Sophie Germain 
“In describing the honourable mission I charged him with, M. Pernety informed me that he made my name known to you. This leads me to confess that I am not as completely unknown to you as you might believe, but that fearing the ridicule attached to a female scientist, I have previously taken the name of M. LeBlanc in communicating to you those notes that, no doubt, do not deserve the indulgence with which you have responded.”
 Sophie Germain
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