Rene Descartes Quotes


20 Rene Descartes quotes:



"The first precept was never to accept a thing as true until I knew it as such without a single doubt."
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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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"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."
"I am accustomed to sleep and in my dreams to imagine the same things that lunatics imagine when awake."
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"Each problem that I solved became a rule, which served afterwards to solve other problems."
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"Dubito ergo cogito; cogito ergo sum.(I doubt, therefore I think; I think therefore I am)"
"The principal effect of the passions is that they incite and persuade the mind to will the events for which they prepared the body."
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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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"The reading of all good books is like conversation with the finest men of past centuries."
"Everybody thinks himself so well supplied with common sense that even those most difficult to please. . . never desire more of it than they already have."
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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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"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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"Illusory joy is often worth more than genuine sorrow."
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"Everything is self-evident."
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"One cannot conceive anything so strange and so implausible that it has not already been said by one philosopher or another."
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"A state is better governed which has few laws, and those laws strictly observed"
"Whenever anyone has offended me, I try to raise my soul so high that the offense cannot reach it"
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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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"Good sense is of all things in the world the most equally distributed, for everybody thinks he is so well supplied with it, that even those most difficult to please in all other matters never desire more of it than they already possess."
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"If we possessed a thorough knowledge of all the parts of the seed of any animal (e.g. man), we could from that alone, be reasons entirely mathematical and certain, deduce the whole conformation and figure of each of its members, and, conversely if we"



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