43 Great Quotes By G. H. Hardy From His Work & Life
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Godfrey Harold Harry was one of the most famous mathematicians known for his achievements in mathematical analysis and number theory. He is popularly recognized as the man who tamed Srinivasa Ramanujan, another great Mathematician from India. A whiz right from a young age, there are tales saying that Hardy used to write number up to millions when he was just two years old. He referred most of his work as pure mathematics rather than applied mathematics. He collaborated with Ramanujan to derive a formula which is known as the ‘Hardy-Ramanujan asymptotic formula’ which was applied in physics. One of his most credited works among many was reforming British mathematics by including ‘Rigour’ into it. Besides his works, his essay on aesthetics of mathematics ‘A Mathematicians Apology’ is one of the best visions for a mathematician written in the layman’s language. We have compiled Hardy’s quotes from his writings, speeches, observations etc. Below are a few of G. H. Hardy’s thoughts and sayings.