Godfrey Harold Hardy. A Mathematician’s Apology. (1992). London: Cambridge University Press.

A  mathematician, like a painter or a poet, is a maker of patterns… The mathematician’s patterns, like the painter’s or the poet’s must be beautiful; the ideas like the colours or the words, must fit together in a harmonious way.

– Views from a pure mathematician (G.H. Hardy) as opposed to an applied one

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