Karl Gauss

Karl Gauss

German mathematician
The problem of distinguishing prime numbers from composite numbers and of resolving the latter into their prime factors is known to be one of the most important and useful in arithmetic.More Karl Gauss quotes [08/17/2011 05:08:35]
To such idle talk it might further be added: that whenever a certain exclusive occupation is coupled with specific shortcomings, it is likewise almost certainly divorced from certain other shortcomings.More Karl Gauss quotes [08/17/2011 05:08:49]
Further, the dignity of the science itself seems to require that every possible means be explored for the solution of a problem so elegant and so celebrated.More Karl Gauss quotes [08/17/2011 05:08:23]
The enchanting charms of this sublime science reveal only to those who have the courage to go deeply into it.More Karl Gauss quotes [08/17/2011 05:08:28]
It may be true, that men, who are mere mathematicians, have certain specific shortcomings, but that is not the fault of mathematics, for it is equally true of every other exclusive occupation.More Karl Gauss quotes [08/17/2011 05:08:10]

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