Why do writers write? Because it isn't there.
Ours is the age that is proud of machines that think and suspicious of men who try to.
H. Mumford Jones (1892 - 1980)
Mathematics may be defined as the subject in which we never know what we are talking about, nor whether what we are saying is true.
Bertrand Russell (1872 - 1970), Mysticism and Logic (1917) ch. 4
Nothing so fortifies a friendship as a belief on the part of one friend that he is superior to the other.
Honore de Balzac (1799 - 1850)