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Nikolay Lobachevsky (1792 - 1856)
There is no branch of mathematics, however abstract, which may not some day be applied to phenomena of the real world.
Quoted in N Rose Mathematical Maxims and Minims (Raleigh N C 1988).
Another quotation by one of today's mathematicians
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