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Interesting Quote About Beauty, Math, and Sculpture

From British mathematician and philosopher Bertrand Russell's "The Study of Mathematics:"

Mathematics, rightly viewed possesses not only truth but supreme beauty, a beauty cold and austere like that of sculpture, without appeal to any part of our weaker nature, without the gorgeous trappings of painting or music yet sublimely pure and capable of a stern perfection such as only the greatest art can show. The true spirit of delight, the exaltation, the sense of being more than man which is the touchstone of the highest excellence is to be found in mathematics as surely as poetry.

Brett F Harvey