Addressed Quotes (1 quote)
Mathematics and Poetry are
the utterance of the same power of imagination, only that in the one case it is addressed to the head, and in the other, to the heart.
From a review of William Rowan Hamiltons, Lectures on Quaternions (1853), in 'The Imagination in Mathematics', The North American Review (Jul 1857), 85, No. 176, 230. Also in Robert Ιdouard Moritz, Memorabilia Mathematica; Or, The Philomaths Quotation-book (1914), 189. The original text has Mathematics
but the latter text gives Mathesis
. The ellipsis is for the word therefore.