Further, the dignity of the science itself seems to require that every possible means be explored for the solution of a problem so elegant and so celebrated.

- **Carl Friedrich Gauss Quote**

I have had my results for a long time: but I do not yet know how I am to arrive at them.

- **Carl Friedrich Gauss Quote**

I mean the word proof not in the sense of the lawyers, who set two half proofs equal to a whole one, but in the sense of a mathematician, where half proof = 0, and it is demanded for proof that every doubt becomes impossible.

- **Carl Friedrich Gauss Quote**

It may be true, that men, who are mere mathematicians, have certain specific shortcomings, but that is not the fault of mathematics, for it is equally true of every other exclusive occupation.

- **Carl Friedrich Gauss Quote**

Life stands before me like an eternal spring with new and brilliant clothes.

- **Carl Friedrich Gauss Quote**

The enchanting charms of this sublime science reveal only to those who have the courage to go deeply into it.

- **Carl Friedrich Gauss Quote**

To praise it would amount to praising myself. For the entire content of the work... coincides almost exactly with my own meditations which have occupied my mind for the past thirty or thirty-five years.

- **Carl Friedrich Gauss Quote**

To such idle talk it might further be added: that whenever a certain exclusive occupation is coupled with specific shortcomings, it is likewise almost certainly divorced from certain other shortcomings.

- **Carl Friedrich Gauss Quote**

When a philosopher says something that is true then it is trivial. When he says something that is not trivial then it is false.

- **Carl Friedrich Gauss Quote**

When I have clarified and exhausted a subject, then I turn away from it, in order to go into darkness again.

- **Carl Friedrich Gauss Quote**