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It is impossible to be a mathematician without being a poet in soul...imagination and invention are identical...the poet has only to perceive that which others do not perceive, to look deeper than others look. and mathematicians must do the same thing.

Sonya Kovalevsky
1850-1891
First female mathematician appointed to a professorship in Europe