Carl Friedrich Gauss

A mathematician and scientist.

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2 quotations — 1 Serious, 1 Trivia.

  1. You know that I write slowly.
    This is chiefly because I am never satisfied until I have said as much as possible in as few words as possible.
    And writing briefly takes far more time than writing at length.

  2. Ask her to wait a moment — I am almost done.
    [When told, while working, that his wife was dying.]