Hendrik Lenstra Quotes and Sayings  Page 1

“A math lecture without a proof is like a movie without a love scene. This talk has two proofs.”
 Hendrik Lenstra 
“The main application of Pure Mathematics is to make you happy.”
 Hendrik Lenstra 
“Music is part of Number Theory. Nowadays when a numbertheorist applies for a grant, he says that it is good for security, but in those days, way before America, he would say that it's good for music. I will not comment whether we have progressed...”
 Hendrik Lenstra 
“Recreational number theory [...] is that part of number theory that is too difficult to study.”
 Hendrik Lenstra
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