that entirely puzzles me, I find it a capital plan to talk it over,

aloud, even when I am all alone. One can explain things so clearly

to one's self! And then, you know, one is so patient with one's self:

one never gets irritated at one's own stupidity!

-- Lewis Carroll [Charles Lutwidge Dodgson] (1832-98),

-- English writer, mathematician

- Seven years and six months!" Humpty Dumpty repeated thoughtfully.

"An uncomfortable sort of age. Now if you'd asked my advice, I'd have said `Leave off at seven' -- but it's too late now.... - The horror of that moment," the King went on, "I shall never, never forget!

"You will, though," the Queen said, "if you don't make a memorandum of it.... - Now, here, you see, it takes all the running you can do, to keep in
the same place.

If you want to get somewhere else, you must run at least twice as fast as that.... - Circular logic will only make you dizzy."
-- Peri
"I know a computer when I talk to one!

-- The Docto... - Can you do Addition?" the White Queen asked. "What's one and one and one and
one and one and one and one and one and one and one?

"I don't know," said Alice. "I lost count." "She can't do Addition," the Red Queen interrupted.... - The other Messenger's called Hatta. I must have TWO, you know -- to come and
go.

One to come, and one to go. -- Lewis Carroll, "Through the Looking-Gla... - If you explain something so clearly that no one can possibly misunderstand, someone will.
- Once upon a time, when I was training to be a mathematician, a group of
us bright young students taking number theory discovered the names of
the smaller prime numbers.

2: The Odd Prime -- It's the only even prime, therefore is odd.... - Once upon a time, when I was training to be a mathematician, a group of
us bright young students taking number theory discovered the names of
the smaller prime numbers.

2: The Odd Prime -- It's the only even prime, therefore is odd....