A Quote by Niels H. Abel on style and writing

About Gauss' mathematical writing style He is like the fox, who effaces his tracks in the sand with his tail.

Niels H. Abel (1802 - 1829)

Source: G. F. Simmons, Calculus Gems, New York: Mcgraw Hill, Inc., 1992, p. 177.

Contributed by: Zaady