Charles Hermite

1822 - 1901

A Quote by Charles Hermite on creation, divinity, existence, independence, justice, mind, mistakes, reality, and world

There exists, if I am not mistaken, an entire world which is the totality of mathematical truths, to which we have access only with our mind, just as a world of physical reality exists, the one like the other independent of ourselves, both of divine creation.

Charles Hermite (1822 - 1901)

Source: The Mathematical Intelligencer, v. 5, no. 4.

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A Quote by Charles Hermite on mathematics

We are servants rather than masters in mathematics.

Charles Hermite (1822 - 1901)

Source: H. Eves Mathematical Circles Squared, Boston: Prindle, Weber and Schmidt, 1972.

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A Quote by Charles Hermite

Abel has left mathematicians enough to keep them busy for 500 years.

Charles Hermite (1822 - 1901)

Source: G. F. Simmons Calculus Gems, New York: McGraw Hill Inc., 1992.

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