Quotes by René Descartes

René Descartes was a French philosopher, mathematician, and scientist. Dubbed the father of modern Western philosophy, much of subsequent Western philosophy is a response to his writings, which are studied closely to this day.

Quotes by René Descartes

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

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I think; therefore I am.

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

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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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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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