69 Total Quotes

Rene Descartes Quotes

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Dubito ergo cogito; cogito ergo sum.(I doubt, therefore I think; I think therefore I am)
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#Doubt

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The reading of all good books is like a conversation with the finest minds of past centuries.
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#Books And Reading #French Mathematician

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It is not enough to have a good mind; the main thing is to use it well.
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#Ability #inspirational #Quote of the Day #French Mathematician

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The reading of all good books is like conversation with the finest men of past centuries.
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#Books And Reading

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The senses deceive from time to time, and it is prudent never to trust wholly those who have deceived us even once
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#Senses

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In order to improve the mind, we ought less to learn, than to contemplate
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#Introspection

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At the time, my grandparents told my mom, "Lordy, what is Shannen doing?" Now I've calmed down. [on her reputation for bad behavior]
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#Grandparents

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The two operations of our understanding, intuition and deduction, on which alone we have said we must rely in the acquisition of knowledge.
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#French Mathematician #Intuition

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If you would be a real seeker after truth, it is necessary that at least once in your life you doubt, as far as possible, all things.
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#Life #French Mathematician

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It is easy to hate and it is difficult to love. This is how the whole scheme of things works. All good things are difficult to achieve; and bad things are very easy to get.
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#Achievement #Hate

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I am accustomed to sleep and in my dreams to imagine the same things that lunatics imagine when awake.
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#Dreams #French Mathematician

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An optimist may see a light where there is none, but why must the pessimist always run to blow it out?
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#French Mathematician #Optimism

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When it is not in our power to determine what it true, we ought to follow what is most probable
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#Power

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The greatest minds, as they are capable of the highest excellencies, are open likewise to the greatest aberrations
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#Mind

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You just keep pushing. You just keep pushing. I made every mistake that could be made. But I just kept pushing.
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#French Mathematician #Mistakes

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Except our own thoughts, there is nothing absolutely in our power.
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#Power #French Mathematician

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Illusory joy is often worth more than genuine sorrow.
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#French Mathematician #Joy

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The greatest minds are capable of the greatest vices as well as of the greatest virtues.
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#Mind