#### Quote of the day

It is the greatest of all mistakes to do nothing because you can only do a little. Do what you can.

#### Michael Atiyah

**Born:**April 22, 1929

**Died:**January 11, 2019

**(aged 89)**

**Bio:**Sir Michael Francis Atiyah was an English mathematician specializing in geometry.

**Known for:**

- Introduction to Commutative Algebra (1969)
- K-theory (1960)
- The Geometry and Physics of Knots (1990)
- Elliptic operators and compact groups (1971)