A Quote by Hermann Weyl on meaning and simplicity

. . . numbers have neither substance, nor meaning, nor qualities. They are nothing but marks, and all that is in them we have put into them by the simple rule of straight succession.

Hermann Weyl (1885 - 1955)

Source: "Mathematics and the Laws of Nature" in The Armchair Science Reader, New York: Simon and Schuster, 1959.

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