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In Hardy's words, "Exposition, criticism, appreciation, is work for secondrate minds. [...] It is a melancholy experience for a professional mathematician to find himself writing about mathematics. The function of a mathematician is to do something, to prove new theorems, to add to mathematics, and not to talk about what he or other mathematicians have done."
similar to Nassim Taleb's "History is written by losers"
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