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If Gauss had to walk 100 metres, and half the remaining distance, then half the remaining distance again, and so on, he'd get there.


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Submitted July 22 -- in Mathematics -- by Matt

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Erdos believed God had a book of all perfect mathematical proofs. God believes Gauss has such a book.


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Submitted July 22 -- in Mathematics -- by Matt

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Gauss has Hilbert hotels on Mayfair and Park Lane.


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Submitted July 22 -- in Mathematics -- by Matt

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God does not play dice, unless Gauss promises to let him win once in a while.


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Submitted July 22 -- in Mathematics -- by Matt

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An elegant proof is one line long. Gauss' elegant proofs are one word long.


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Submitted July 22 -- in Mathematics -- by Matt

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Gauss knows the topological difference between a doughnut and a coffee cup.


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Submitted July 22 -- in Mathematics -- by Matt

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Hilbert put forward 23 unsolved problems because he hadn't properly read Gauss' notebooks.


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Submitted July 22 -- in Mathematics -- by Matt

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When Gauss integrates he doesn't need to add a constant.


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Submitted July 22 -- in Mathematics -- by Matt

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Gauss doesn't look for roots of equations, they come to him.


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Submitted July 22 -- in Mathematics -- by Matt

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The location and momentum of a particle are what Gauss say they are.


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Submitted July 22 -- in Physics -- by Matt

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