Jean-Étienne Montucla Quote

No one ever squared the circle with so much genius, or, excepting his principal object, with so much success.


Attributed to Montucla in Augustus De Morgan, A Budget of Paradoxes, (London, 1872), p. 96; Cited in: Robert Edouard Moritz. Memorabilia mathematica; or, The philomath's quotation-book, (1914) p. 366

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No one ever squared the circle with so much genius, or, excepting his principal object, with so much success.

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No one ever squared the circle with so much genius, or, excepting his principal object, with so much success.

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No one ever squared the circle with so much genius, or, excepting his principal object, with so much success.

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No one ever squared the circle with so much genius, or, excepting his principal object, with so much success.