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Unfortunately what is little recognized is that the most worthwhile scientific books are those in which the author clearly indicates what he does not know; for an author most hurts his readers by concealing difficulties.
Quoted in N Rose, Mathematical Maxims and Minims (Raleigh N C 1988)
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University of St Andrews, Scotland