St. Augustine of Hippo
If I am given a formula and I am ignorant of its meaning, it cannot teach me anything, but if I already know it what does the formula teach me?
TOPICS: formulas, knowledge, learning
Six is a number perfect in itself, and not because God created the world in six days; rather the contrary is true. God created the world in six days because this number is perfect, and it would remain perfect, even if the work of the six days did not exist.
TOPICS: perfect numbers, God