April 20, 2018
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G.H. Hardy

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The mathematician's patterns, like the painter's or the poet's, must be beautiful; the ideas, like the colours or the words, must fit together in a harmonious way. Beauty is the first test: there is no permanent place in the world for ugly mathematics.

Source: A Mathematician's Apology, Chp. 10
It is quite true that most people can do nothing well. If so, it matters very little what career they choose, and there is really nothing more to say about it.

Source: A Mathematician's Apology, Chp. 6
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