Francis Bacon about wit (“The Essays of Francis Bacon”, 1597) - So if a man's wit be wandering, let him study the mathematics; for in demonstrations, if his wit be called away never so little, he must begin again.
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So if a man's wit be wandering, let him study the mathematics; for in demonstrations, if his wit be called away never so little, he must begin again.
 Francis BaconThe Essays of Francis Bacon (1597). copy citation

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