Carl Friedrich Gauss Quote

Astronomy and Pure Mathematics are the magnetic poles toward which the compass of my mind ever turns.


In: Franz Schmidt and Paul Stackel (eds.), Briefwechsel zwischen Carl Friedrich Gauss und Wolfgang Bolyai, Letter XXIII, Letter to Bolyai, June 30, 1803 (p. 55)

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Astronomy and Pure Mathematics are the magnetic poles toward which the compass of my mind ever turns.

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Astronomy and Pure Mathematics are the magnetic poles toward which the compass of my mind ever turns.

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Astronomy and Pure Mathematics are the magnetic poles toward which the compass of my mind ever turns.

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Astronomy and Pure Mathematics are the magnetic poles toward which the compass of my mind ever turns.