Carl Friedrich Gauss Quote

There are problems to whose solution I would attach an infinitely greater importance than to those of mathematics, for example touching ethics, or our relation to God, or concerning our destiny and our future; but their solution lies wholly beyond us and completely outside the province of science.


As quoted in The World of Mathematics (1956) Edited by J. R. Newman

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