# Felix Klein's Quotes

*Born:* 1970-01-01

*Profession:* Mathematician

*Nation:* German

Biography of Felix Klein

Everyone knows what a curve is, until he has studied enough mathematics to become confused through the countless number of possible exceptions.

**Tags:**Become, Confused, Enough

Thus, in a sense, mathematics has been most advanced by those who distinguished themselves by intuition rather than by rigorous proofs.

**Tags:**Rather, Sense, Themselves

The greatest mathematicians, as Archimedes, Newton, and Gauss, always united theory and applications in equal measure.

**Tags:**Equal, Greatest, United

The developing science departs at the same time more and more from its original scope and purpose and threatens to sacrifice its earlier unity and split into diverse branches.

**Tags:**Sacrifice, Science, Time