We especially need imagination in science. It is not all mathematics, nor all logic, but it is somewhat beauty and poetry.
More Maria Mitchell quotes :
I was a little doubtful about the propriety of going to the Mammoth Cave without a gentleman escort, but if two ladies travel alone they must have the courage of men.Maria Mitchell
I would as soon put a girl alone into a closet to meditate as give her only the society of her needle.Maria Mitchell