René Descartes

1596 - 1650

A Quote by René Descartes on doubt and life

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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.

René Descartes (1596 - 1650)

Source: Quantum Leap Thinking: An Owner's Guide to the Mind

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A Quote by René Descartes on faith, truth, understanding, doubt, and existence

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 (1596 - 1650)

Source: Discours de la M thode. 1637

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A Quote by René Descartes on music, quote, and cogito

The object of music is a Sound.  The end; to delight, and move various Affections in us.

René Descartes (1596 - 1650)

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A Quote by René Descartes on authors, books, conversation, good, men, past, reading, and study

The reading of all good books is indeed like a conversation with the noblest men of past centuries who were the authors of them, nay a carefully studied conversation, in which they reveal to us none but the best of their thoughts.

René Descartes (1596 - 1650)

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A Quote by René Descartes on improvement, learning, mind, and order

In order to improve the mind, we ought less learn than to contemplate.

René Descartes (1596 - 1650)

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A Quote by René Descartes on power

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

René Descartes (1596 - 1650)

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A Quote by René Descartes on power

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When it is not in our power to determine what is true, we ought to follow what is most probable.

René Descartes (1596 - 1650)

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A Quote by René Descartes on problems

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

René Descartes (1596 - 1650)

Source: Discours de la Méthode. 1637.

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A Quote by René Descartes on books, conversation, good, men, past, and reading

The reading of all good books is like conversation with the finest men of the past centuries.

René Descartes (1596 - 1650)

Source: Discourse on Method, 1639

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A Quote by René Descartes on doubt, life, and truth

If you would be a real seeker after truth, you must at least once in your life doubt, as far as possible, all things.

René Descartes (1596 - 1650)

Source: Discours de la Méthode. 1637.

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