Carl Friedrich Gauss Quote

I am giving this winter two courses of lectures to three students, of which one is only moderately prepared, the other less than moderately, and the third lacks both preparation and ability. Such are the onera of a mathematical profession.


Briefwechsel zwischen Gauss und Bessel, Letter 4, Letter to Bessel, January 7, 1810 (p. 107)

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I am giving this winter two courses of lectures to three students, of which one is only moderately prepared, the other less than moderately, and the...

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I am giving this winter two courses of lectures to three students, of which one is only moderately prepared, the other less than moderately, and the...

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I am giving this winter two courses of lectures to three students, of which one is only moderately prepared, the other less than moderately, and the...

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I am giving this winter two courses of lectures to three students, of which one is only moderately prepared, the other less than moderately, and the...