Endre Szemeredi Quotes and Sayings  Page 1

“Too much knowledge could be a bad thing. I was lead to the SzemerÃ©di theorem by proving a result, about squares, that Euler had already proven, and I relied on an "obvious" fact, about arithmetical progressions, that was unproved at the time. But that lead me to try and prove that formerly unproved statement about arithmetical progressionsand that ultimately lead to the SzemerÃ©di Theorem.”
 Endre Szemeredi 
“I am a professor at the computer science department, but I don't know how to use a computer, not even for Email.”
 Endre Szemeredi 
“You must all know about Bourgain, so I don't have to write his name on the boardfor an obvious reason.”
 Endre Szemeredi
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