“It is not knowledge, but the act of learning, not possession but the act of getting there, which grants the greatest enjoyment.” – *Carl Friedrich Gauss*

“Mathematics is the most beautiful and most powerful creation of the human spirit.” – *Stefan Banach*

“The pure mathematician, like the musician, is a free creator of his world of ordered beauty.” – *Bertrand Russell*

“A mathematician is a device that turns coffee into theorems.” – *Alfréd Rényi, referring to Paul Erdős.*