Thomas Zaslavsky

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Quotations of the Month

Proclaim Liberty throughout all the Land
unto all the Inhabitants Thereof

The Liberty Bell
(from Leviticus 25:10)

They that can give up
essential liberty
to obtain a little temporary safety
deserve neither liberty nor safety.

Benjamin Franklin, 1755

"Those who can't teach, do."

"Those who can't do, preach."

So many errors are buried in “clearly, obviously” or “it is easy to see”. Many years ago my then colleague Juan Schäffer told me, “If it really is easy to see, it is easy to give the reason.”

—Jonathan Borwein, Generalisations, Examples and Counter-Examples in Analysis and Optimisation, page 10.

'Tis better to have loved and flossed
Than never to have flossed at all.

—after S.J. Bruskin, July 2014

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