It is not knowledge, but the act of learning, not possession but the act of getting there, which grants the greatest enjoyment.
- Carl Friedrich Gauss, on Twitter, replying to a follower who wanted to know, "Are we there yet?!"
OK, I first encountered this quote in a lovely little book I just discovered, Algorithmic Puzzles, by Anany Levitin and Maria Levitin. A quick search got me closer to a primary source.
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