Stanislaw Ulam Quote

It is not so much whether a theorem is useful that matters, but how elegant it is.


Chapter 15, Random Reflections on Mathematics and Science, p. 274 - Adventures of a Mathematician - Third Edition (1991)

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It is not so much whether a theorem is useful that matters, but how elegant it is.

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It is not so much whether a theorem is useful that matters, but how elegant it is.

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It is not so much whether a theorem is useful that matters, but how elegant it is.

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It is not so much whether a theorem is useful that matters, but how elegant it is.