Graham Sutton

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Sir (Oliver) Graham Sutton (4 February 190326 May 1977) was a British mathematician and meteorologist. He wrote under the name "O.G. Sutton".


  • Mathematics, like music and poetry, is a creation of the mind; … the primary task of the mathematician, like that of any other artist, is to extend man's mental horizon by representation and interpretation.
    • Mathematics in Action (1954) page 1
  • A technique succeeds in mathematical physics, not by a clever trick, or a happy accident, but because it expresses some aspect of a physical truth.
    • Mathematics in Action (1954) page 3

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