The best Quotes by René Descartes

The best Quotes by René Descartes

René Descartes (31 March 1596 – 11 February 1650) was a French philosopher, scientist, and mathematician, widely considered a seminal figure in the emergence of modern philosophy and science.

Cogito, ergo sum. I think; therefore I am.
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It is not enough to have a good mind; the main thing is to use it well.
Divide each difficulty into as many parts as is feasible and necessary to resolve it.
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.
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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Stockholm's a wonderful city if you love food - it's spectacular!
The most beautiful thing in Tokyo is McDonald's. The most beautiful thing in Stockholm is McDonald's. The most beautiful thing in Florence is McDonald's. Peking and Moscow don't have anything beautiful yet.
The best creative no longer has to originate in Chicago or London; it will be coming from Stockholm, Tokyo, and Seoul as well.
Wild horses couldn't drag me away from a summer on the Stockholm archipelago.
Stockholm is surely an urban planner's dream. Everything works. Everything looks good.
They say money can't buy happiness. But it can book your flight to Stockholm - which is kinda the same.
People spend more time talking than thinking.
As I fear not a child with a weapon he cannot lift, I will never fear the mind of a man who does not think.
What an artist dies in me!
[Qualis artifex pereo.]
Nero - last words
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"Semper paratus." "It's Latin," Shane said. "It means 'Always ready'."
Things never happen the same way twice.
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Isn't it funny how day by day nothing changes, but when you look back everything is different...
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Every Star that you see in the Sky might be a sun to someone.
Imagination will often carry us to worlds that never were. But without it we go nowhere.
The optimist thinks that this is the best of all possible worlds. The pessimist knows it.
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I am become death, the destroyer of worlds.
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The greatest enemy of knowledge is not ignorance, it is the illusion of knowledge.
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Quiet people have the loudest minds.
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A physicist is just an atom's way of looking at itself.
An expert is a man who has made all the mistakes which can be made, in a narrow field.
I was taught that the way of progress was neither swift nor easy.
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Life is not easy for any of us. But what of that? We must have perseverance and above all confidence in ourselves. We must believe that we are gifted for something and that this thing must be attained.
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Ideas can only be useful when they come to life in many minds.
Nature has to be felt.
I am not the least afraid to die.
Charles Darwin - last words - April 19th 1882
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A man's friendships are one of the best measures of his worth.
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Tell your son to stop trying to fill your head with science - for to fill your heart with love is enough!
Religion is a culture of faith; science is a culture of doubt.
Logic will get you from A to Z; imagination will get you everywhere.
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I fear the day when the technology overlaps with our humanity. The world will only have a generation of idiots.
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We live on an island surrounded by a sea of ignorance. As our island of knowledge grows, so does the shore of our ignorance.
The best way to learn something is to have to teach it.
Quantum physics thus reveals a basic oneness of the universe.
The present is the only thing that has no end.
The first gulp from the glass of natural sciences will turn you into an atheist, but at the bottom of the glass God is waiting for you.
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If we made atomic bombs, we would bring about a terrible change in the world. Who knows what would happen from this?
You know, not only am I campaigning, but I'm running the world.
Joe Biden - Juli 2024

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