• Geometry, which before the origin of things was coeternal with the divine mind and is God himself (for what could there be in God which would not be God himself?), supplied God with patterns for the creation of the world, and passed over to Man along with the image of God; and was not in fact taken in through the eyes.

    Johannes Kepler, E. J. Aiton, Alistair Matheson Duncan, Judith Veronica Field (1997). “The Harmony of the World”, p.304, American Philosophical Society