Henri Poincaré Quote

Inventing consists precisely in not constructing combinations that are useless, but in constructing those which are useful and these are a small minority. Inventing mean discerning, means choosing.


In: Raymond George Ayoub, Musings of the Masters: An Anthology of Mathematical Reflections, Mathematical Invention (p. 23)

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Inventing consists precisely in not constructing combinations that are useless, but in constructing those which are useful and these are a small...

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Inventing consists precisely in not constructing combinations that are useless, but in constructing those which are useful and these are a small...

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Inventing consists precisely in not constructing combinations that are useless, but in constructing those which are useful and these are a small...

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Inventing consists precisely in not constructing combinations that are useless, but in constructing those which are useful and these are a small...