Need we add that mathematicians themselves are not infallible? Henri Poincare French Mathematician More Henri Poincare Quotes 0

One would have to have completely forgotten the history of science so as to not remember that the desire to know nature has had the most constant and the happiest influence on the development of mathematics. Henri Poincare French Mathematician More Henri Poincare Quotes 0

Point set topology is a disease from which the human race will soon recover. Henri Poincare French Mathematician More Henri Poincare Quotes 0

Science is built up of facts, as a house is with stones. But a collection of facts is no more a science than a heap of stones is a house. Henri Poincare French Mathematician More Henri Poincare Quotes 0

The mathematical facts worthy of being studied are those which, by their analogy with other facts, are capable of leading us to the knowledge of a physical law. Henri Poincare French Mathematician More Henri Poincare Quotes 0

The mind uses its faculty for creativity only when experience forces it to do so. Henri Poincare French Mathematician More Henri Poincare Quotes 0

The scientist does not study nature because it is useful; he studies it because he delights in it, and he delights in it because it is beautiful. Henri Poincare French Mathematician More Henri Poincare Quotes 0

Thought is only a flash between two long nights, but this flash is everything. Henri Poincare French Mathematician More Henri Poincare Quotes 0

To doubt everything, or, to believe everything, are two equally convenient solutions; both dispense with the necessity of reflection. Henri Poincare French Mathematician More Henri Poincare Quotes 0

What is it indeed that gives us the feeling of elegance in a solution, in a demonstration? Henri Poincare French Mathematician More Henri Poincare Quotes 0