Howard Whitley Eves (10 January 1911 New Jersey – 6 June 2004)
American mathematician, known for his work in geometry and the history
of mathematics.
"An expert problem solver must be endowed with two incompatible
qualities, a restless imagination and a patient pertinacity."
"A formal manipulator in mathematics often experiences the discomforting
feeling that his pencil surpasses him in intelligence."
Howard W. Eves
Source: Mathematical Circles, Boston: Prindle, Weber and
Schmidt, 1969.
