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Should we name the page "mathematicians" (plural), since that more implies a general rather than individual case? Would setup a redirect for the mathematician page. SkyOdyssey 09:18, 6 Oct 2004 (UTC)

Done ~ Kalki 09:33, 6 Oct 2004 (UTC)


  • A mathematician is a blind man in a dark room looking for a black cat which isn't there.
  • A topologist is one who doesn't know the difference between a doughnut and a coffee cup.
  • You know we all became mathematicians for the same reason: we were lazy.
  • The mathematician has reached the highest rung on the ladder of human thought.
  • There are two kinds of mistakes. There are fatal mistakes that destroy a theory; but there are also contingent ones, which are useful in testing the stability of a theory.
  • Some of you may have had occasion to run into mathematicians and to wonder therefore: How they got that way
  • Think Explore Solve Lookback.