Stanislaw Ulam

Stanislaw Ulam

Thinking very hard about the same problem for several hours can produce a severe fatigue, close to a breakdown. I never really experienced a breakdown, but have felt "strange inside" two or three times during my life.More Stanislaw Ulam quotes [03/29/2018 05:03:36]
There may be such a thing as habitual luck. People who are said to be lucky at cards probably have certain hidden talents for those games in which skill plays a role. It is like hidden parameters in physics, this ability that does not surface and that I like to call "habitual luck".More Stanislaw Ulam quotes [03/29/2018 05:03:36]
One conversation centered on the ever accelerating progress of technology and changes in the mode of human life, which gives the appearance of approaching some essential singularity in the history of the race beyond which human affairs, as we know them, could not continue.More Stanislaw Ulam quotes [03/29/2018 05:03:36]
What exactly is mathematics? Many have tried but nobody has really succeeded in defining mathematics; it is always something else.More Stanislaw Ulam quotes [03/29/2018 05:03:36]
It is not so much whether a theorem is useful that matters, but how elegant it is.More Stanislaw Ulam quotes [03/29/2018 05:03:36]

Quotes of the month

Vladimir Mirzoev There is no medicine without side effects. [09/03/2020 12:09:47] More

Eugene Ryabyi Passion is the summer of feelings with resort love affairs, sultry evenings and meteor showers. [09/20/2020 09:09:02] More

Ann Coulter Democrats always assure us that deterrence will work, but when the time comes to deter, they're against it. [08/31/2020 12:08:05] More

Robert Escarpit The best way to conquer a dream is to see the reality that gave birth to it. [09/01/2020 02:09:52] More

Author Unknown If a man treats you like a princess
So it's worth bowing to the Queen who raised him ... [09/18/2020 12:09:49] More