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G. H. Hardy Quotes
Beauty is the first test: there is no permanent place in the world for ugly mathematics.
G. H. Hardy
Beauty
,
Ugly
,
Test
I was at my best at a little past forty, when I was a professor at Oxford.
G. H. Hardy
Best
,
Past
,
Forty
It is not worth an intelligent man's time to be in the majority. By definition, there are already enough people to do that.
G. H. Hardy
Intelligence
,
Time
,
Worth
Archimedes will be remembered when Aeschylus is forgotten, because languages die and mathematical ideas do not.
G. H. Hardy
Ideas
,
Die
,
Remembered
I am interested in mathematics only as a creative art.
G. H. Hardy
Art
,
Creative
,
Interested
A mathematician, like a painter or a poet, is a maker of patterns. If his patterns are more permanent than theirs, it is because they are made with ideas.
G. H. Hardy
Ideas
,
Patterns
,
Permanent
A mathematician, like a painter or poet, is a maker of patterns. If his patterns are more permanent than theirs, it is because they are made with ideas.
G. H. Hardy
Ideas
,
Patterns
,
Permanent
There is no scorn more profound, or on the whole more justifiable, than that of the men who make for the men who explain. Exposition, criticism, appreciation, is work for secondrate minds.
G. H. Hardy
Work
,
Men
,
Criticism
Pure mathematics is on the whole distinctly more useful than applied. For what is useful above all is technique, and mathematical technique is taught mainly through pure mathematics.
G. H. Hardy
Pure
,
Useful
,
Above
I wrote a great deal... but very little of any importance; there are not more than four of five papers which I can still remember with some satisfaction.
G. H. Hardy
Great
,
Remember
,
Four
Young men should prove theorems, old men should write books.
G. H. Hardy
Men
,
Prove
,
Books
Biography
Nationality:
British
Type:
Mathematician
Born:
February 7
, 1877
Died:
December 1
, 1947
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