Hypotheses are what we lack the least.
Quote by Henri Poincare
Henri Poincare Quotes
Thus, they are free to replace some objects by others so long as the relations...
Geometry is not true, it is advantageous.
Thought is only a flash between two long nights, but this flash is everything
A scientist worthy of his name, about all a mathematician, experiences in his work the...
A very small cause which escapes our notice determines a considerable effect that we cannot...
It is far better to foresee even without certainty than not to foresee at all.
Just as houses are made of stones, so is science made of facts.
Ideas rose in clouds; I felt them collide until pairs interlocked, so to speak, making...
In the old days when people invented a new function they had something useful in...
A small error in the former will produce an enormous error in the latter.
What is it indeed that gives us the feeling of elegance in a solution, in...
Mathematics is the art of giving the same name to different things.
How is an error possible in mathematics?
The mathematical facts worthy of being studied are those which, by their analogy with other...
Invention consists in avoiding the constructing of useless contraptions and in constructing the useful combinations...
Need we add that mathematicians themselves are not infallible?
Science is facts.
To invent is to discern, to choose.
Mathematicians do not study objects, but relations between objects.
A sane mind should not be guilty of a logical fallacy, yet there are very...