Quotes (archive)

Quote of the month (Mar 2022)
‘‘… if such rough equations are to be of use it is necessary to study them in rough terms …’’ Conley 1978 p. 1

Quote of the month (Feb 2022)
‘‘The Committee which was set up in Rome for the unification of vector notation did not have the slightest success, which was only to have been expected.’’ Klein 1908 p. 63

Quote of the month (Jan 2022)
‘‘It is a curious fact that while the subject of differential equations is often taught in the driest ’'cookbook’’ way and loathed by students as the dullest drudgery, at the same time those who have penetrated to its inner core are frequently moved to rhapsodies of praise.’’
Hirsch 1984 p. 22