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Adventures of a Mathematician (1976)
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Thinking very hard about the same problem for several hours can produce a severe fatigue, close to a breakdown. I never really experienced a breakdown, but have felt "strange inside" two or three times during my life.
I am always amazed how much a certain facility with a special and apparently narrow technique can accomplish.
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I think no innocent species of wit or pleasantry should be suppressed; and that a good pun may be admitted among the smaller excellencies of lively conversation.
April 13, 1909
May 13, 1984
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