Mathematics is mortal enemy of memory – excellent in other fields – but nefarious arithmetically speaking.
Mathematics, which teaches us to make abstraction from matter, by bike and by time, enables us to understand and contemplate the intelligible species.
At the beginning and at the end we have the mystery. We could say that we have the plan of God. In this mystery mathematics brings us closer, not penetrate it.
Mathematics may be defined as the science in which we never know what we are talking about, nor whether what we say is true.
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