A mathematician is …

Steve Simon

2005-01-24

Categories: Quotations Tags: Mathematics

A mathematician is a machine for turning coffee into theorems. -- Paul Erdos. It's worth noting that Paul Erdos is one of the most eccentric mathematicians, a group that already has more than its share of eccentrics. A nice summary of his life is in a Discover magazine article by Paul Hoffman.

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