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Carl Friedrich Gauss's Profile

Brief about Carl Friedrich Gauss: By info that we know Carl Friedrich Gauss was born at 1970-01-01. And also Carl Friedrich Gauss is German Mathematician.

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Life stands before me like an eternal spring with new and brilliant clothes.

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I have had my results for a long time: but I do not yet know how I am to arrive at them.

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Mathematicians stand on each other's shoulders.

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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.

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It is not knowledge, but the act of learning, not possession but the act of getting there, which grants the greatest enjoyment.

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God does arithmetic.

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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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When I have clarified and exhausted a subject, then I turn away from it, in order to go into darkness again.

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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.

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The enchanting charms of this sublime science reveal only to those who have the courage to go deeply into it.

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I am coming more and more to the conviction that the necessity of our geometry cannot be demonstrated, at least neither by, nor for, the human intellect.

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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.

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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.

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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.

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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.

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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.

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To praise it would amount to praising myself. For the entire content of the work... coincides almost exactly with my own meditations which have occupied my mind for the past thirty or thirty-five years.

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Being married to a daughter of India is a natural complement of my being in this country for 30 years. My roots are very much in this country, even though I remain a Westerner.

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I have an interest in spirituality, and it opens up so many different areas of Indian life.

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I have no intention of going back to France, except for yearly visits to meet my family.

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