## A quotation by Eugene Paul Wigner

The simplicities of natural laws arise through the complexities of the languages we use for their expression.

*Communications on Pure and Applied Algebra*

**13**(1959).

The enormous usefulness of mathematics in the natural sciences is something bordering on the mysterious.

The Unreasonable Effectiveness of Mathematics,

*Communications in Pure and Applied Mathematics*

**13**(1960)

... mathematics is the science of skillful operations with concepts and rules invented just for this purpose.

The Unreasonable Effectiveness of Mathematics,

*Communications in Pure and Applied Mathematics*

**13**(1960)

The miracle of the appropriateness of the language of mathematics for the formulation of the laws of physics is a wonderful gift, which we neither understand nor deserve.

The Unreasonable Effectiveness of Mathematics,

*Communications in Pure and Applied Mathematics*

**13**(1960)