Poet, scientists and warriors all in one? Conquerors of the useless.

A wise teacher from University of São Paulo once told the class Ciro Santilli attended an anecdote about his life:

It turned out that, about 10 years later, Ciro ended up following this advice, unwittingly.I used to want to learn Mathematics.But it was very hard.So in the end, I became an engineer, and found an engineering solution to the problem, and married a Mathematician instead.