A Quote by James R. Newman on adventure, jobs, mind, and surprises

Games are among the most interesting creations of the human mind, and the analysis of their structure is full of adventure and surprises. Unfortunately there is never a lack of mathematicians for the job of transforming delectable ingredients into a dish that tastes like a damp blanket.

James R. Newman

Source: J. R. Newman (ed.) The World of Mathematics, New York: Simon and Schuster, 1956.

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