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A scientist worthy of his name, about all a mathematician, experiences in his wor...
A very small cause which escapes our notice determines a considerable effect that...
Absolute space, that is to say, the mark to which it would be necessary to refer ...
Geometry is not true, it is advantageous....
How is an error possible in mathematics?...
Ideas rose in clouds; I felt them collide until pairs interlocked, so to speak, m...
If nature were not beautiful, it would not be worth knowing, and if nature were n...
If we knew exactly the laws of nature and the situation of the universe at the in...
Invention consists in avoiding the constructing of useless contraptions and in co...
It has adopted the geometry most advantageous to the species or, in other words, ...
It is far better to foresee even without certainty than not to foresee at all....
It is the harmony of the diverse parts, their symmetry, their happy balance; in a...
It is through science that we prove, but through intuition that we discover....
Mathematical discoveries, small or great are never born of spontaneous generation...
Mathematicians are born, not made....
Mathematicians do not study objects, but relations between objects....
Mathematics is the art of giving the same name to different things....
Need we add that mathematicians themselves are not infallible?...
Science is built up of facts, as a house is with stones. But a collection of fact...
The mind uses its faculty for creativity only when experience forces it to do so....
The scientist does not study nature because it is useful; he studies it because h...
Thought is only a flash between two long nights, but this flash is everything....
Thus, they are free to replace some objects by others so long as the relations re...
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