On Exploring a Brilliant Light

You can have brilliant ideas, but if you can’t get them across, your ideas won’t get you anywhere. (Lee Iacocca, business leader)

Talent hits a target no one else can hit; Genius hits a target no one else can see. (Arthur Schopenhauer, philosopher)

If the ambiance of her home had been different, she might have never chosen a career in mathematics, but the provocative discussions that swooped and soared around the young Emmy’s head sparked an interest that was overpowering. (Lynn M. Olsen, author)

In the judgement of the most competent living mathematicians, Fraulein Noether was the most significant creative mathematical genius thus far produced since the higher education of women began. (Albert Einstein, scientist)