Mathematicians Alexander Grothendieck "Discovery is the privilege of the child: the child who has no fear of being once again wrong, of looking like an idiot" Amos Lawless "The decisions you make are not final, you can often change ... even if at the time it seems like you’re deciding your whole life." Cédric Villani “Mathematics is about finding the deep rules of the universe and explaining them to the whole world.” Florence Nightingale “I attribute my success to this - I never gave or took any excuse.” Ingrid Daubechies “Always be young. Discover! I realised that inside you don’t really age.” Maryam Mirzakhani "The beauty of mathematics only shows itself to more patient followers." Tristan Pryer "It’s more important you enjoy what you do than you are good at it... this gives you motivation to continue and persevere in your career and life"