Gerolamo Cardano Quotes (1 quote)
Gerolamo Cardano (around 1560). Liber de ludo aleae.
“It is not the task of the University to offer what society asks for, but to give what society needs.”
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“The Great Spirit is everywhere; he hears whatever is in our minds and our hearts, and it is not necessary to speak to Him in a loud voice.”
The Sacred Pipe (1953)
As quoted in "Life and Literature: Over two thousand extracts from ancient and modern writers, and classified in alphabetical order" by J. Purver Richardson, 1910
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Picture Source: Wikimedia CommonsGerolamo Cardano
Born: September 24, 1501
Died: September 21, 1576 (aged 74)
Bio: Gerolamo Cardano was an Italian Renaissance mathematician, physician, astrologer and gambler. He wrote more than 200 works on medicine, mathematics, physics, philosophy, religion, and music. His gambling led him to formulate elementary rules in probability, making him one of the founders of the field.
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