Quotations by Marston Morse

But mathematics is the sister, as well as the servant, of the arts and is touched by the same madness and genius.
Quoted in S Gudder A Mathematical Journey

Mathematics are the result of mysterious powers which no one understands, and which the unconscious recognition of beauty must play an important part. Out of an infinity of designs a mathematician chooses one pattern for beauty's sake and pulls it down to earth.

JOC/EFR April 2011

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