Charles Hermite

Charles Hermite

French mathematician
Analysis takes back with one hand what it gives with the other. I recoil in fear and loathing from that deplorable evil: continuous functions with no derivatives.More Charles Hermite quotes [03/29/2018 05:03:36]
I turn away with fright and horror from the lamentable evil of functions which do not have derivatives.More Charles Hermite quotes [03/29/2018 05:03:36]
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]
In mathematics our role is more that of servant than master.More Charles Hermite quotes [03/29/2018 05:03:36]

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