Carl Friedrich Gauss Quote

Less depends upon the choice of words than upon this, that their introduction shall be justified by pregnant theorems.


"Gauss's Abstract of the Disquisitiones Generales circa Superficies Curvas presented to the Royal Society of Gottingen" (1827) Tr. James Caddall Morehead & Adam Miller Hiltebeitel in General Investigations of Curved Surfaces of 1827 and 1825 (1902)

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Less depends upon the choice of words than upon this, that their introduction shall be justified by pregnant theorems.

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Less depends upon the choice of words than upon this, that their introduction shall be justified by pregnant theorems.

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Less depends upon the choice of words than upon this, that their introduction shall be justified by pregnant theorems.

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Less depends upon the choice of words than upon this, that their introduction shall be justified by pregnant theorems.