He Spent 19 hours a Day Doing Math

The insane work ethics of mathematician Paul Erdős

“Paul Erdös was one of those very special geniuses, the kind who comes along only once in a very long while yet he chose, quite consciously I am sure, to share mathematics with mere mortals — like me. And for this, I will always be grateful to him. I will miss the times he prowled my hallways at 4:00

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