Robert J. Kleinhenz
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Science Quotes by Robert J. Kleinhenz (1 quote)
When asked what it was like to set about proving something, the mathematician likened proving a theorem to seeing the peak of a mountain and trying to climb to the top. One establishes a base camp and begins scaling the mountains sheer face, encountering obstacles at every turn, often retracing ones steps and struggling every foot of the journey. Finally when the top is reached, one stands examining the peak, taking in the view of the surrounding countryside and then noting the automobile road up the other side!
— Robert J. Kleinhenz