A Quote by Bernard Le Bovier de Fontenelle on criticism, morality, politics, and work

A work of morality, politics, criticism will be more elegant, other things being equal, if it is shaped by the hand of geometry.

Bernard Le Bovier Fontenelle (1657 - 1757)

Source: Preface sur l'Utilité des Mathématiques et de la Physique, 1729.

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