André Weil Quote

The mathematician... believe[s] that he will be able to slake his thirst at the very sources of knowledge, convinced as he is that they will always continue to pour forth, pure and abundant, while others have to have recourse to the muddy streams of a sordid reality.


The Future of Mathematics, The American Mathematical Monthly, Volume 57, Number 5, May 1950, (p. 306)

Picture Quote 1

The mathematician... believe[s] that he will be able to slake his thirst at the very sources of knowledge, convinced as he is that they will always...

Picture Quote 2

The mathematician... believe[s] that he will be able to slake his thirst at the very sources of knowledge, convinced as he is that they will always...

Picture Quote 3

The mathematician... believe[s] that he will be able to slake his thirst at the very sources of knowledge, convinced as he is that they will always...

Picture Quote 4

The mathematician... believe[s] that he will be able to slake his thirst at the very sources of knowledge, convinced as he is that they will always...