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The tantalizing and compelling pursuit of mathematical problems offers mental absorption, peace of mind amidst endless challenges, repose in activity, battle without conflict, refuge from the goading urgency of contingent happenings, and the sort of beauty changeless mountains present to senses tried by the present-day kaleidoscope of events.

Morris Kline
American Mathematician, 1908-1992