A sane mind should not be guilty of a logical fallacy, yet there are very fine minds incapable of following mathematical demonstrations. Henri Poincare French Mathematician More Henri Poincare Quotes 0

A scientist worthy of his name, about all a mathematician, experiences in his work the same impression as an artist; his pleasure is as great and of the same nature. Henri Poincare French Mathematician More Henri Poincare Quotes 0

A small error in the former will produce an enormous error in the latter. Henri Poincare French Mathematician More Henri Poincare Quotes 0

A very small cause which escapes our notice determines a considerable effect that we cannot fail to see, and then we say that the effect is due to chance. Henri Poincare French Mathematician More Henri Poincare Quotes 0

Absolute space, that is to say, the mark to which it would be necessary to refer the earth to know whether it really moves, has no objective existence. Henri Poincare French Mathematician More Henri Poincare Quotes 0

Geometry is not true, it is advantageous. Henri Poincare French Mathematician More Henri Poincare Quotes 0

How is an error possible in mathematics? Henri Poincare French Mathematician More Henri Poincare Quotes 0

Hypotheses are what we lack the least. Henri Poincare French Mathematician More Henri Poincare Quotes 0

Ideas rose in clouds; I felt them collide until pairs interlocked, so to speak, making a stable combination. Henri Poincare French Mathematician More Henri Poincare Quotes 0

If nature were not beautiful, it would not be worth knowing, and if nature were not worth knowing, life would not be worth living. Henri Poincare French Mathematician More Henri Poincare Quotes 0

If one looks at the different problems of the integral calculus which arise naturally when one wishes to go deep into the different parts of physics, it is impossible not to be struck by the analogies existing. Henri Poincare French Mathematician More Henri Poincare Quotes 0

If that enabled us to predict the succeeding situation with the same approximation, that is all we require, and we should say that the phenomenon had been predicted, that it is governed by the laws. Henri Poincare French Mathematician More Henri Poincare Quotes 0

If we knew exactly the laws of nature and the situation of the universe at the initial moment, we could predict exactly the situation of the same universe at a succeeding moment. Henri Poincare French Mathematician More Henri Poincare Quotes 0

In the old days when people invented a new function they had something useful in mind. Henri Poincare French Mathematician More Henri Poincare Quotes 0

Invention consists in avoiding the constructing of useless contraptions and in constructing the useful combinations which are in infinite minority. Henri Poincare French Mathematician More Henri Poincare Quotes 0

It has adopted the geometry most advantageous to the species or, in other words, the most convenient. Henri Poincare French Mathematician More Henri Poincare Quotes 0

It is far better to foresee even without certainty than not to foresee at all. Henri Poincare French Mathematician More Henri Poincare Quotes 0

It is the harmony of the diverse parts, their symmetry, their happy balance; in a word it is all that introduces order, all that gives unity, that permits us to see clearly and to comprehend at once both the ensemble and the details. Henri Poincare French Mathematician More Henri Poincare Quotes 0

It is through science that we prove, but through intuition that we discover. Henri Poincare French Mathematician More Henri Poincare Quotes 0

Just as houses are made of stones, so is science made of facts. Henri Poincare French Mathematician More Henri Poincare Quotes 0

Mathematical discoveries, small or great are never born of spontaneous generation. Henri Poincare French Mathematician More Henri Poincare Quotes 0

Mathematicians do not study objects, but relations between objects. Henri Poincare French Mathematician More Henri Poincare Quotes 0

Mathematics is the art of giving the same name to different things. Henri Poincare French Mathematician More Henri Poincare Quotes 0