John G. Kemeny Quotes and Sayings  Page 1

“The man ignorant of mathematics will be increasingly limited in his grasp of the main forces of civilization.”
 John G. Kemeny 
“...it is the greatest achievement of a teacher to enable his students to surpass him.”
 John G. Kemeny 
“If you have a large number of unrelated ideas, you have to get quite a distance away from them to get a view of all of them, and this is the role of abstraction. If you look at each too closely you see too many details. If you get far away things may appear simpler because you can only see the large, broad outlines; you do not get lost in petty details.”
 John G. Kemeny
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