Can anyone please explain this Quote precisely because I am only a novice in the field of English. If you could please explain in terms of Mathematics.
The Quote is :
In these days of conflict between ancient and modern studies, there must surely be something to be said for a study which did not begin with Pythagoras, and will not end with Einstein, but is the oldest and the youngest of all. - G. H. Hardy
In this sentence, I am unable to understand the logical sequence of the sentence formation.