No, it is a very interesting number, it is the smallest number expressible as a sum of two cubes in two different ways.

— Srinivasa Ramanujan

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An equation means nothing to me unless it expresses a thought of God.


To preserve my brains I want food and this is now my first consideration.

Any sympathetic letter from you will be helpful to me here to get a scholarship.


While asleep, I had an unusual experience.

There was a red screen formed by flowing blood, as it were. I was observing it. Suddenly a hand began to write on the screen. I became all attention. That hand wrote a number of elliptic integrals. They stuck to my mind. As soon as I woke up, I committed them to writing.