Henri Poincaré Quote

It is because simplicity and vastness are both beautiful that we seek by preference simple facts and vast facts; that we take delight, now in following the giant courses of the stars, now in scrutinizing the microscope that prodigious smallness which is also a vastness, and now in seeking in geological ages the traces of a past that attracts us because of its remoteness.


Science and Method (1908)

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It is because simplicity and vastness are both beautiful that we seek by preference simple facts and vast facts; that we take delight, now in...

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It is because simplicity and vastness are both beautiful that we seek by preference simple facts and vast facts; that we take delight, now in...

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It is because simplicity and vastness are both beautiful that we seek by preference simple facts and vast facts; that we take delight, now in...

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It is because simplicity and vastness are both beautiful that we seek by preference simple facts and vast facts; that we take delight, now in...