Main Thing Quotes (4 quotes)
… how the real proof should run. The main thing is the content, not the mathematics. With mathematics one can prove anything.
Hard work and for ever sticking to a thing till it’s done, are the main things an inventor needs.
It is not enough to have a good mind. The main thing is to use it well.
The main thing that induces me to question the safeness of the vulgar methodus medendi in many cases is the consideration of the nature of those Helps they usually employ, and some of which are honoured with the title of Generous Remedies. These helps are Bleeding, Vomiting, Purging, Sweating, and Spitting, of which I briefly observe in General, that they are sure to weaken or discompose when they are imployed, but do not certainly cure afterwards.