Carl Friedrich Gauss Quotes & Sayings

17 most famous Carl Friedrich Gauss quotes and sayings (mathematician). These are the first 10 quotes we have.

Carl Friedrich Gauss Quotes
“Life stands before me like an eternal spring with new and brilliant clothes.”
Carl Friedrich Gauss Quotes
“It is not knowledge, but the act of learning, not possession but the act of getting there, which grants the greatest enjoyment.”
“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.”
Carl Friedrich Gauss Quotes
“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.”
Carl Friedrich Gauss Quotes
“We must admit with humility that, while number is purely a product of our minds, space has a reality outside our minds, so that we cannot completely prescribe its properties a priori.”
Carl Friedrich Gauss Quotes
“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.”
Carl Friedrich Gauss Quotes
“When I have clarified and exhausted a subject, then I turn away from it, in order to go into darkness again.”
Carl Friedrich Gauss Quotes
“I have had my results for a long time: but I do not yet know how I am to arrive at them.”
Carl Friedrich Gauss Quotes
“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.”
Carl Friedrich Gauss Quotes
“When a philosopher says something that is true then it is trivial. When he says something that is not trivial then it is false.”

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