# Alonzo Church Quotes

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**Never had any mathematical conversations with anybody, because there was nobody else in my field.**"

- Alonzo Church

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**The only thing that might have annoyed some mathematicians was the presumption of assuming that maybe the axiom of choice could fail, and that we should look into contrary assumptions.**"

- Alonzo Church

(Related: Choice, Mathematicians)

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**I was an undergraduate at Princeton, and I was pressed by the math department to go on to graduate school. Actually they gave me fellowships that paid my way, otherwise I would not have been able to continue.**"

- Alonzo Church

(Related: School)

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**Well it was not exactly a dissertation in logic, at least not the kind of logic you would find in Whitehead and Russell's Principia Mathematica for instance. It looked more like mathematics; no formalized language was used.**"

- Alonzo Church

(Related: Language, Logic, Mathematics)