Henri Poincaré Quote

To obtain a result of real value, it is not enough to grind out calculations or to have a machine to put things in order; it is not order alone, it is unexpected order, which is worth while. The machine may gnaw on the crude fact; the soul of the fact will always escape it.


The Foundations of Science, Science and Method, Book I, Chapter II (pp. 373-374)

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