Best Quotes by Carl Friedrich Gauss (Top 10)

  1. Life stands before me like an eternal spring with new and brilliant clothes.
  2. It is not knowledge, but the act of learning, not possession but the act of getting there, which grants the greatest enjoyment.
  3. Mathematicians stand on each other's shoulders.
  4. 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.
  5. 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.
  6. The enchanting charms of this sublime science reveal only to those who have the courage to go deeply into it.
  7. If others would but reflect on mathematical truths as deeply and continuously as I have, they would make my discoveries.
  8. I have had my results for a long time: but I do not yet know how I am to arrive at them.
  9. Ask her to wait a moment I am almost done.
  10. Mathematics is the queen of science, and arithmetic the queen of mathematics.

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