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Rene Descartes's Profile

Brief about Rene Descartes: By info that we know Rene Descartes was born at 1970-01-01. And also Rene Descartes is French Mathematician.

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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.

Tags: Hope, Judge, Others

Illusory joy is often worth more than genuine sorrow.

Tags: Joy, Often, Worth

There is nothing so strange and so unbelievable that it has not been said by one philosopher or another.

Tags: Another, Said, Strange

One cannot conceive anything so strange and so implausible that it has not already been said by one philosopher or another.

Tags: Cannot, Said, Strange

It is not enough to have a good mind; the main thing is to use it well.

Tags: Brainy, Good, Mind

Divide each difficulty into as many parts as is feasible and necessary to resolve it.

Tags: Difficulty, Necessary, Resolve

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

Tags: Once, Time, Trust

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

Tags: Light, May, Why

I think; therefore I am.

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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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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.

Tags: Life, Real, Truth

Whenever anyone has offended me, I try to raise my soul so high that the offense cannot reach it.

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

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A state is better governed which has few laws, and those laws strictly observed.

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Perfect numbers like perfect men are very rare.

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Except our own thoughts, there is nothing absolutely in our power.

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Each problem that I solved became a rule, which served afterwards to solve other problems.

Tags: Problem, Problems, Science

The first precept was never to accept a thing as true until I knew it as such without a single doubt.

Tags: Doubt, Single, True

It is only prudent never to place complete confidence in that by which we have even once been deceived.

Tags: Confidence, Once, Place