A Quote by Pafnuti Lvovich Chebyshev on mathematics and practicality

To isolate mathematics from the practical demands of the sciences is to invite the sterility of a cow shut away from the bulls.

Pafnuti Lvovich Chebyshev (1821 - 1894)

Source: G. Simmons, Calculus Gems, New York: Mcgraw Hill, Inc., 1992, page 198.

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