A Quote by J.J. Sylvester on action, mathematics, mind, study, and world

...there is no study in the world which brings into more harmonious action all the faculties of the mind than [mathematics], ... or, like this, seems to raise them, by successive steps of initiation, to higher and higher states of conscious intellectual being....

J.J. Sylvester (1814 - 1897)

Source: Presidential Address to British Association, 1869.

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