Time spent thinking about a problem is always time well spent. Even if you seem to make no progress at all.

Quote by Paul Zeitz from The Art and Craft of Problem Solving

Dana Ernst

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Father of two boys, husband, mathematician, cyclist, trail runner, rock climber, and coffee drinker. Columnist for MAA blog Math Ed Matters.
  • Hear, hear! (And now I can claim that my time is always well-spent, because I’m always thinking about something mathematical, even if it’s in the background neural networks…)

  • Well the quote is a source of inspiration to me …have been working on an algorithm leading to so many blockages and finally no where. Thanks for the inspirational quote.