Hungarian mathematician and physicist (1893-1974)
Cornelius (Cornel) Lanczos was a Hungarian-American and later Hungarian-Irish mathematician and physicist. According to György Marx he was one of The Martians.
Cornelius Lanczos Quotes
Most of the arts, as painting, sculpture, and music, have emotional appeal to the general public. This is because these arts can be experienced by some one or more of our senses. Such is not true of the art of mathematics; this art can be appreciated only by mathematicians, and to become a mathematician requires a long period of intensive training. The community of mathematicians is similar to an imaginary community of musical composers whose only satisfaction is obtained by the interchange among themselves of the musical scores they compose.