Mathematicians born on this day:
1833 : Clebsch |
Mathematicians who died on this day:
1930 : Ramsey |

Aleksandr Kurosh | Garrett Birkhoff | Frank Ramsey |

**Frank Ramsey** (1903 - 1930)

Suppose a contradiction were to be found in the axioms of set theory. Do you seriously believe that a bridge would fall down?

Quoted in D MacHale, *Comic Sections * (Dublin 1993)

Another quotation by one of today's mathematicians

JOC/EFR April 2015
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