Mathematicians born on this day:
1637 : Neile |
Mathematicians who died on this day:
1912 : George Darwin |

Leopold Kronecker | Luigi Cremona | George Darwin |

**James Glaisher** (1848 - 1928)

The mathematician requires tact and good taste at every step of his work, and he has to learn to trust to his own instinct to distinguish between what is really worthy of his efforts and what is not.

Quoted in H Eves *Mathematical Circles Squared* (Boston 1972)

Another quotation by one of today's mathematicians

JOC/EFR January 2013
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