Charles Hermite

Charles Hermite

French mathematician
I believe that numbers and functions of Analysis are not the arbitrary result of our minds; I think that they exist outside of us, with the same character of necessity as the things of objective reality, and we meet them or discover them, and study them, as do the physicists, the chemists and the zoologists.More Charles Hermite quotes [03/29/2018 05:03:36]
Abel has left mathematicians enough to keep them busy for 500 years.More Charles Hermite quotes [08/27/2011 04:08:58]
There exists, if I am not mistaken, an entire world which is the totality of mathematical truths, to which we have access only with our mind, just as a world of physical reality exists, the one like the other independent of ourselves, both of divine creation.More Charles Hermite quotes [08/27/2011 04:08:05]
In mathematics our role is more that of servant than master.More Charles Hermite quotes [03/29/2018 05:03:36]
We are servants rather than masters in mathematics.More Charles Hermite quotes [08/27/2011 04:08:11]

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