Mathematicians born on this day:
1796 : Quetelet |
Mathematicians who died on this day:
1975 : Perron |

Adolphe Quetelet | Frank Ramsey | Oskar Perron |

**Frank Ramsey** (1903 - 1930)

Suppose a contradiction were to be found in the axioms of set theory. Do you seriously believe that a bridge would fall down?

Quoted in D MacHale, *Comic Sections * (Dublin 1993)

Another quotation by one of today's mathematicians

JOC/EFR April 2015
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