# Euclid Quotes

I have in later years taken to Euclid, Whitehead, Bertrand Russell, in an elemental way.

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**Author:**Carl Sandburg

Euclid taught me that without assumptions there is no proof. Therefore, in any argument, examine the assumptions.

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**Author:**E. T. Bell

Not that the propositions of geometry are only approximately true, but that they remain absolutely true in regard to that Euclidean space which has been so long regarded as being the physical space of our experience.

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**Author:**Arthur Cayley

But I still read Shaw on a regular basis. What I love is the nakedness of the polemic and the irresistible good humour. For me, 'Major Barbara' is the greatest of all the plays in that it starts from the rational and proceeds to the ecstatic in a spectacular way, and leaves you very confused if you cling to Euclidean logic.

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**Author:**Tony Kushner

The early study of Euclid made me a hater of geometry.

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**Author:**James Joseph Sylvester