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David Hilbert (born in Königsberg or Wehlau, Province of Prussia (today Znamensk, Kaliningrad Oblast, Russia), died in Göttingen, Germany) was a famous Mathematician from Germany, who lived between January 23, 1862 and February 14, 1943. He became 81 years old.

Biography

David Hilbert was a German mathematician, professor at Göttingen from 1895 to 1930. He wrote his doctoral dissertation, Über invariant Eigenschaften SPECIAL binärer shape, insbesondere where Kugelfunctionen in Königsberg in 1885. On the international mathematics congress in Paris in 1900 he presented a list of 23 unsolved problems.

Hilbert was named an honorary doctorate at the Royal Frederiks University in celebration of the 100th anniversary of Niels Henrik Abel's birth in 1902.

Zodiac etc.

He is born under the zodiac aquarius, who is known for Knowledge, Humanitarian, Serious, Insightful, Duplicitous. Our collection contains 16 quotes who is written / told by David.

Related authors: Max Born

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http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/David_Hilbert

Famous quotes by David Hilbert (16)


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"No other question has ever moved so profoundly the spirit of man; no other idea has so fruitfully stimulated his intellect; yet no other concept stands in greater need of clarification than that of the infinite"
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"The further a mathematical theory is developed, the more harmoniously and uniformly does its construction proceed, and unsuspected relations are disclosed between hitherto separated branches of the science"
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"No one shall expel us from the paradise that Cantor has created for us"
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"The infinite! No other question has ever moved so profoundly the spirit of man"
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"The art of doing mathematics consists in finding that special case which contains all the germs of generality"
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"Mathematical science is in my opinion an indivisible whole, an organism whose vitality is conditioned upon the connection of its parts"
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"If one were to bring ten of the wisest men in the world together and ask them what was the most stupid thing in existence, they would not be able to discover anything so stupid as astrology"
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"He who seeks for methods without having a definite problem in mind seeks in the most part in vain"
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"Galileo was no idiot. Only an idiot could believe that science requires martyrdom - that may be necessary in religion, but in time a scientific result will establish itself"
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"Mathematics is a game played according to certain simple rules with meaningless marks on paper"
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"If I were to awaken after having slept for a thousand years, my first question would be: Has the Riemann hypothesis been proven?"
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"A mathematical theory is not to be considered complete until you have made it so clear that you can explain it to the first man whom you meet on the street"
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"Physics is becoming too difficult for the physicists"
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"One can measure the importance of a scientific work by the number of earlier publications rendered superfluous by it"
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"Mathematics knows no races or geographic boundaries; for mathematics, the cultural world is one country"
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"How thoroughly it is ingrained in mathematical science that every real advance goes hand in hand with the invention of sharper tools and simpler methods which, at the same time, assist in understanding earlier theories and in casting aside some more complicated developments"


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