Josiah Willard Gibbs Quote

A mathematician may say anything he pleases, but a physicist must be at least partially sane.


Attributed. Cited in R. B. Lindsay, 'On the Relation of Mathematics and Physics', The Scientific Monthly, December 1944

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A mathematician may say anything he pleases, but a physicist must be at least partially sane.

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A mathematician may say anything he pleases, but a physicist must be at least partially sane.

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A mathematician may say anything he pleases, but a physicist must be at least partially sane.

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A mathematician may say anything he pleases, but a physicist must be at least partially sane.