Eric Temple Bell Quote

The mistakes and unresolved difficulties of the past in mathematics have always been the opportunities of its future; and should analysis ever appear to be without or blemish, its perfection might only be that of death.


p. 283 - The Development of Mathematics (1940)

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The mistakes and unresolved difficulties of the past in mathematics have always been the opportunities of its future; and should analysis ever appear ...

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The mistakes and unresolved difficulties of the past in mathematics have always been the opportunities of its future; and should analysis ever appear ...

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The mistakes and unresolved difficulties of the past in mathematics have always been the opportunities of its future; and should analysis ever appear ...

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The mistakes and unresolved difficulties of the past in mathematics have always been the opportunities of its future; and should analysis ever appear ...