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Besides, what if a study is not of earth-shaking importance?  If it stimulates the imagination and whets the appetite for more, is not that enough?  Do we dare to hope that this book has done as much for you?  Have we cast a little light on what was formerly dim, so that you now wish you knew more about some of these things?
The path is endless, but many rewards are offered along the way.  One could do worse than follow the gleam of numbers.
  —  C. Stanley Ogilvy and John T. Anderson
From their book:  “Excursions In Number Theory
[The pursuit of truth and knowledge is always endless.  The reward is the path as well as the goal, irrespective of importance, and is enough.  —  KMAB]
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