Science is built up of facts, as a house is built of stones; but an accumulation of facts is no more a science than a heap of stones is a house.
Science is built of facts the way a house is built of bricks; but an accumulation of facts is no more science than a pile of bricks is a house
The scientist does not study nature because it is useful to do so. He studies it because he takes pleasure in it, and he takes pleasure in it because it is beautiful.
scientist Beauty beauty
Intuition is more important to discovery than logic.
discovery logic Inspirational
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.
Which Cause We Cannot
It is far better to foresee even without certainty than not to foresee at all.
Than Far Even
Science is facts.
It is through science that we prove, but through intuition that we discover.
It has adopted the geometry most advantageous to the species or, in other words, the most convenient.
Advantageous Species Adopted
Point set topology is a disease from which the human race will soon recover.
Disease Human Topology
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.
Predict Nature Moment
Mathematics is the art of giving the same name to different things.
Art Name Things