Rene Descartes Quotes and its meanings

Rene Descartes has written on many topics. Some of the topics he has discussed most are as follows;

Alone Amazing Dreams Good Hope Knowledge Men Power Science Spiritual Time Trust Truth Wisdom

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What are the top most famous quotes by Rene Descartes?

Here are the top most famous quotes by Rene Descartes.

  • The two operations of our understanding, intuition and deduction, on which alone we have said we must rely in the acquisition of knowledge.
  • I am indeed amazed when I consider how weak my mind is and how prone to error.
  • I am accustomed to sleep and in my dreams to imagine the same things that lunatics imagine when awake.
  • It is not enough to have a good mind the main thing is to use it well.
  • The reading of all good books is like a conversation with the finest minds of past centuries.
  • 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.
  • Perfect numbers like perfect men are very rare.
  • Except our own thoughts, there is nothing absolutely in our power.
  • When it is not in our power to follow what is true, we ought to follow what is most probable.
  • Each problem that I solved became a rule, which served afterwards to solve other problems.