Euclid Quote

There is no royal road to geometry.

To Ptolemy I, when asked if there was a shorter road to learning geometry than through Euclid's Elements

From Proclus (412–485 AD), Commentary on Euclid, Prologue. Some historians consider this quotation apocryphal.

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There is no royal road to geometry.

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There is no royal road to geometry.