Karl Gauss

Karl Gauss

German mathematician
It is not knowledge, but the act of learning, not possession but the act of getting there, which grants the greatest enjoyment.More Karl Gauss quotes [08/17/2011 05:08:05]
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]
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]
I mean the word proof not in the sense of the lawyers, who set two half proofs equal to a whole one, but in the sense of a mathematician, where half proof = 0, and it is demanded for proof that every doubt becomes impossible.More Karl Gauss quotes [08/17/2011 05:08:58]
You know that I write slowly. This is chiefly because I am never satisfied until I have said as much as possible in a few words, and writing briefly takes far more time than writing at length.More Karl Gauss quotes [08/17/2011 05:08:13]

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