A Quote by J. E. Littlewood on force
It is possible for a mathematician to be "too strong" for a given occasion. He forces through, where another might be driven to a different, and possible more fruitful, approach. (So a rock climber might force a dreadful crack, instead of finding a subtle and delicate route.)
Source: A Mathematician's Miscellany, Methuen and Co. ltd., 1953.
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