Henri Poincare Quotes

- Notable Henri Poincare Quotes Index -

Born: April 29, 1854, Nancy, Meurthe-et-Moselle, France
Birth Country: France
Died: Paris, France, July 17, 1912
Occupation: Academic

1.
It is through science that we prove, but through intuition that we discover.
- Henri Poincare

2.
Just as houses are made of stones, so is science made of facts.
- Henri Poincare

3.
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

4.
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

5.
Science is facts.
- Henri Poincare

6.
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

7.
The mind uses its faculty for creativity only when experience forces it to do so.
- Henri Poincare

8.
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

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