Pierre Louis Maupertuis Quote

Nature always uses the simplest means to accomplish its effects.


Formulation of the principle of least action, as stated in Mémoires de l'académie royale des sciences (Accord between different laws of Nature that seemed incompatible), 1748, 417-426 (15 April 1744).

Accord between different laws of Nature that seemed incompatible

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Nature always uses the simplest means to accomplish its effects.

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Nature always uses the simplest means to accomplish its effects.

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Nature always uses the simplest means to accomplish its effects.

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Nature always uses the simplest means to accomplish its effects.