A quotation by Hugo Steinhaus

To acquire wealth, one must be lucky -- to keep it, being short of fantasy will do.

It is easy to leave the home of reality and get lost in the woods of mathematics, but
only a few know how to return.

Everybody behaves artificially -- this is quite natural.

Love makes discoveries -- lust, inventions.

Mathematics is an intermediary between spirit and matter.

[Translations by Stanislaw Swierczkowski]