Mathematicians Of The Day

3rd November

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Quotation of the day

From George Chrystal
Every mathematical book that is worth reading must be read "backwards and forwards," if I may use the expression. I would modify Lagrange's advice a little and say, "Go on, but often return to strengthen your faith." When you come to a hard or dreary passage, pass it over; and come back to it after you have seen its importance or found the need for it further on.