Quotations by William Clifford


I ... hold that in the physical world nothing else takes place but this variation [of the curvature of space].
Mathematical Papers

We may always depend on it that algebra, which cannot be translated into good English and sound common sense, is bad algebra.
Common Sense in the Exact Sciences

It is wrong always, everywhere, and for anyone, to believe anything upon insufficient evidence.


JOC/EFR April 2011

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