A Quote by Meredith Young-Sowers on living, systems, parts, and wholes

Every living thing is both a whole system in and of itself as well as an essential part of other systems.

Meredith Young-Sowers

Source: Agartha: Journey to the Stars, Pages: 195

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A Quote by David Hilbert on mathematics, whole, indivisible, organism, and parts

Mathematical science is in my opinion an indivisible whole, an organism whose vitality is conditioned upon the connection of its parts.

David Hilbert (1862 - 1943)

Source: as quoted in Excursions in Calculus, by R.M. Young.

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A Quote by Antoine de Saint-Exupery on essential, sum, parts, and reductionism

We say nothing essential about the cathedral when we speak of its stones.  We say nothing essential about Man when we seek to define him by the qualities of men.

Antoine de Saint-Exupery (1900 - 1944)

Contributed by: Zaady

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