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Mathematics is infinitely wide, while the language that describes it is finite. It follows from the pigeonhole principle that there exist distinct concepts that are referred to by the same name. Mathematics is also infinitely deep and sometimes entirely different concepts turn out to be intimately and profoundly related.
Doron Zeilberger
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It turns out that the Romans were champs in making peace. Their motto was that if you want to make peace, you need to prepare for war. They knew game theory.
Robert Aumann
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Nature might be somehow more powerful than a digital computer.
Aviezri Fraenkel
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Given a conjecture, the best thing is to prove it. The second best thing is to disprove it. The third best thing is to prove that it is not possible to disprove it, since it will tell you not to waste your time trying to disprove it. That's what Godel did for the Continuum Hypothesis.
Saharon Shelah
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There is an explicit way to define what explicit is.
Noga Alon
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