# Talk:Mathematicians

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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)

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- A mathematician is a blind man in a dark room looking for a black cat which isn't there.
- Uncertain, often misattributed to Charles Darwin

- 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.

- Give us something to take home!

- Some of you may have had occasion to run into mathematicians and to wonder therefore: How they got that way

- It is impossible to be a mathematician without being a poet in soul.

- Think Explore Solve Lookback.

- lottery: Taxation for the mathematically inept.