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Portrait of Proclus Diadochus

Proclus Diadochus

412–485

Greek philosopher

Wherever there is number, there is beauty.

TOPICS: numbers, beauty

This therefore is Mathematics:
    She reminds you of the invisible forms of the soul;
    She gives life to her own discoveries;
    She awakens the mind and purifies the intellect;
    She brings light to our intrinsic ideas;
    She abolishes oblivion and ignorance which are ours by birth.

TOPICS: learning, education, philosophy, psychology

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