„Mathematics is one of the essential emanations of the human spirit, a thing to be valued in and for itself, like art or poetry.“

— Oswald Veblen, Bulletin of the American Mathematical Society, Volume 30 (1924), p. 289.

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„Woz and I very much liked Bob Dylan's poetry, and we spent a lot of time thinking about a lot of that stuff.“

— Steve Jobs American entrepreneur and co-founder of Apple Inc. 1955 - 2011
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„The aim of art is to represent not the outward appearance of things, but their inward significance.“

—  Aristotle Classical Greek philosopher, student of Plato and founder of Western philosophy -384 - -322 a.C.

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