Jules Henri Poincare

Jules Henri Poincare Quotes

  • ''Science is built up with 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.''
    Jules Henri Poincare (1854-1912), French mathematician, physicist, philosopher of science. La Science et l'Hypothese (1908). On the need for theory.
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  • ''Science is facts. Just as houses are made of stones, so is science made of facts. But a pile of stones is not a house and a collection of facts is not necessarily science.''
    Jules Henri Poincare (1854-1912), French scientist, author. Value of Science, Dover (1958).

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