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 inspiration intuition
Point set topology is a disease from which the human race will soon recover.
Set Which Disease
Mathematics is the art of giving the same name to different things.
Giving Same Different
It has adopted the geometry most advantageous to the species or, in other words, the most convenient.
Adopted Other Words
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.
Universe Situation Could
It is far better to foresee even without certainty than not to foresee at all.
It is through science that we prove, but through intuition that we discover.
Science is facts.
To doubt everything, or, to believe everything, are two equally convenient solutions; both dispense with the necessity of reflection.
Both Two Doubt