Each problem that I solved became a rule, which served afterwards to solve other problems.René Descartes
Except our own thoughts, there is nothing absolutely in our power.René Descartes
I am accustomed to sleep and in my dreams to imagine the same things that lunatics imagine when awake.René Descartes
I am indeed amazed when I consider how weak my mind is and how prone to error.René Descartes
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.René Descartes
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.René Descartes
It is not enough to have a good mind the main thing is to use it well.René Descartes
Perfect numbers like perfect men are very rare.René Descartes
The reading of all good books is like a conversation with the finest minds of past centuries.René Descartes
The senses deceive from time to time, and it is prudent never to trust wholly those who have deceived us even once.René Descartes
The two operations of our understanding, intuition and deduction, on which alone we have said we must rely in the acquisition of knowledge.René Descartes
When it is not in our power to follow what is true, we ought to follow what is most probable.René Descartes
was a famous French philosopher, mathematician and writer,
who was born on
March 31, 1596. As a person born on this date, René Descartes is listed in our database as the 4th
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People born on March 31
fall under the Zodiac sign of Aries, the Ram.
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