Rene Descartes

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Rene Descartes

Rene Descartes

The reading of all good books is like a conversation with all the finest men of past centuries.More Rene Descartes [01/01/2000 12:01:00]
Whenever anyone has offended me, I try to raise my soul so high that the offense cannot reach it.More Rene Descartes [01/01/2000 12:01:00]
There is nothing so strange and so unbelievable that it has not been said by one philosopher or another.More Rene Descartes [01/01/2000 12:01:00]
It is not enough to have a good mind, the main thing is to use it well.More Rene Descartes [01/01/2000 12:01:00]
I think therefore I am.More Rene Descartes [01/01/2000 12:01:00]
I am indeed amazed when I consider how weak my mind is and how prone to error.More Rene Descartes [07/13/2011 07:07:56]
It is only prudent never to place complete confidence in that by which we have even once been deceived.More Rene Descartes [07/13/2011 07:07:37]
One cannot conceive anything so strange and so implausible that it has not already been said by one philosopher or another.More Rene Descartes [07/13/2011 07:07:46]
The greatest minds are capable of the greatest vices as well as of the greatest virtues.More Rene Descartes [07/13/2011 07:07:05]
The senses deceive from time to time, and it is prudent never to trust wholly those who have deceived us even once.More Rene Descartes [07/13/2011 07:07:14]
The two operations of our understanding, intuition and deduction, on which alone we have said we must rely in the acquisition of knowledge.More Rene Descartes [07/13/2011 07:07:19]
Travelling is almost like talking with those of other centuries.More Rene Descartes [07/13/2011 07:07:29]
Dubito ergo cogito; cogito ergo sum.(I doubt, therefore I think; I think therefore I am)More Rene Descartes [03/29/2018 05:03:36]
Illusory joy is often worth more than genuine sorrow.More Rene Descartes [03/29/2018 05:03:36]
I think; therefore I am.More Rene Descartes [03/29/2018 05:03:36]
I hope that posterity will judge me kindly, not only as to the things which I have explained, but also to those which I have intentionally omitted so as to leave to others the pleasure of discovery.More Rene Descartes [03/29/2018 05:03:36]
The greatest minds are capable of the greatest vices as well as of the greatest virtues.More Rene Descartes [03/29/2018 05:03:36]
To know what people really think, pay regard to what they do, rather than what they say.More Rene Descartes [03/29/2018 05:03:36]
Each problem that I solved became a rule, which served afterwards to solve other problems.More Rene Descartes [03/29/2018 05:03:36]
I am accustomed to sleep and in my dreams to imagine the same things that lunatics imagine when awake.More Rene Descartes [03/29/2018 05:03:36]
Although my knowledge grows more and more, nevertheless I do not for that reason believe that it can ever be actually infinite, since it can never reach a point so high that it will be unable to attain any greater increase.More Rene Descartes [03/29/2018 05:03:36]
Neither the true nor the false roots are always real; sometimes they are imaginary; that is, while we can always imagine as many roots for each equation as I have assigned, yet there is not always a definite quantity corresponding to each root we have imagined.More Rene Descartes [03/29/2018 05:03:36]
We call infinite that thing whose limits we have not perceived, and so by that word we do not signify what we understand about a thing, but rather what we do not understand.More Rene Descartes [03/29/2018 05:03:36]
It is not enough to have a good mind; the main thing is to use it well.More Rene Descartes [03/29/2018 05:03:36]
The senses deceive from time to time, and it is prudent never to trust wholly those who have deceived us even once.More Rene Descartes [03/29/2018 05:03:36]

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