A Quote by M. Holt on beauty, difficulty, mathematics, thinking, and truth

The truth of the matter is that, though mathematics truth may be beauty, it can be only glimpsed after much hard thinking. Mathematics is difficult for many human minds to grasp because of its hierarchical structure: one thing builds on another and depends on it.

M. Holt

Source: Mathematics in a Changing World Walker, New York 1973.

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