Antagonistic Quotes (3 quotes)
I know, indeed, and can conceive of no pursuit so antagonistic to the cultivation of the oratorical faculty as the study of Mathematics. An eloquent mathematician must, from the nature of things, ever remain as rare a phenomenon as a talking fish, and it is certain that the more anyone gives himself up to the study of oratorical effect the less will he find himself in a fit state to mathematicize.
It is as great a mistake to maintain that a high development of the imagination is not essential to progress in mathematical studies as to hold with Ruskin and others that science and poetry are antagonistic pursuits.
The following lesson is of great and important significance, worthy of committing to memory, namely, in arranging the composition of medications one should pay careful attention and direct ones willpower, because many times antagonistic medicines become mixed in which are useless and inappropriate for their intended use.