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Top Rene Descartes inspirational Quotes and Philosophical Sayings

René Descartes (1596—1650) René Descartes is often credited with being the “Father of Modern Philosophy.” his way of thinking is the Cartesian Self, part of a thought experiment, is an individual’s mind, separate from the body and the outside world, thinking about itself and its existence.

Rene Descartes Famous books:
Meditations on First Philosophy – Discourse on Method and Meditations on First Philosophy – Discourse on Method – Passions of the Soul

Is Descartes an atheist?
Descartes’ logic on the matter is faulty, and he fails to justify the existence of God in this way. However, he does try to prove God’s existence, and he believes he succeeded. An atheist wouldn’t do this. some people said Descartes feared Church persecution for his beliefs and played a precarious double game of rationalism and orthodoxy.

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To know what people really think, pay attention to what they do, rather than what they say

 

“I doubt, therefore I think, therefore I am.”
― René Descartes

“Because reason…is the only thing that makes us men, and distinguishes us from the beasts, I would prefer to believe that it exists, in its entirety, in each of us…”
― Descartes

“I am accustomed to sleep and in my dreams to imagine the same things that lunatics imagine when awake.”
― René Descartes

To live without philosophizing is in truth the same as keeping the eyes closed without attempting to open them

“In order to improve the mind, we ought less to learn than to contemplate.”
― Rene Descartes

“I found myself embarrassed with so many doubts and errors that it seemed to me that the effort to instruct myself had no effect other than the increasing discovery of my own ignorance”
― Rene Descartes

“He who hid well-lived well.”
― Rene Descartes

Rene Descartes about reading

“With me, everything turns into mathematics.”
― Rene Descartes

“…it is a mark of prudence never to place our complete trust in those who have deceived us even once.”
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Doubt is the origin of wisdom

“I suppose therefore that all things I see are illusions; I believe that nothing has ever existed of everything my lying memory tells me. I think I have no senses. I believe that body, shape, extension, motion, location is functions. What is there then that can be taken as true? Perhaps only this one thing, that nothing at all is certain.”
― Rene Descartes

“Common sense is the most widely shared commodity in the world, for every man is convinced that he is well supplied with it.”
― Rene Descartes

“Conquer yourself rather than the world.”
― René Descartes

“Doubt is the origin of wisdom”
― Rene Descartes

top Rene Descartes inspirational quotes

top Rene Descartes inspirational quotes

“Whatever I have up till now accepted as most true and assured I have gotten either from the senses or through the senses. But from time to time I have found that the senses deceive, and it is prudent never to trust completely those who have deceived us even once.”
― Rene Descartes,

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

“Except for our own thoughts, there is nothing absolutely in our power.”
― René Descartes

“And thus, the actions of life often not allowing any delay, it is a truth very certain that, when it is not in our power to determine the truest opinions we ought to follow the most probable.”
― Rene Descartes, Discourse on Method

top Rene Descartes inspirational quote about illusion

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“Divide each difficulty into as many parts as is feasible and necessary to resolve it.”
― René Descartes, Discourse on Method

“Each problem that I solved became a rule which served afterward to solve other problems”
― René Descartes

“At last I will devote myself sincerely and without reservation to the general demolition of my opinions.”
― Rene Descartes, Discourse on Method

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“To live without philosophizing is in truth the same as keeping the eyes closed without attempting to open them.”
― René Descartes

“You just keep pushing. You just keep pushing. I made every mistake that could be made. But I just kept pushing.”
― René Descartes

“In order to seek the truth, it is necessary once in the course of our life to doubt, as far as possible, of all things.”
― René Descartes

“There is nothing more ancient than the truth.”
― Rene Descartes

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“The reading of all good books is like a conversation with the finest men of past centuries.”
― René Descartes

doubt is the origin of wisdom
― Rene Descartes

“But I cannot forget that, at other times I have been deceived in sleep by similar illusions; and, attentively considering those cases, I perceive so clearly that there exist no certain marks by which the state of waking can ever be distinguished from sleep, that I feel greatly astonished; and in amazement I almost persuade myself that I am now dreaming.”
― Rene Descartes

“Cogito ergo sum.”
― 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

“To know what people really think, pay attention to what they do, rather than what they say.”
― Descartes

“The greatest minds are capable of the greatest vices as well as of the greatest virtues.”
― Rene Descartes

“I desire to live in peace and to continue the life I have begun under the motto ‘to live well you must live unseen”
― Rene Descartes, The Principles of Philosophy

“Masked, I advance.”
― Rene Descartes

“It is only prudent never to place complete confidence in that by which we have even once been deceived.”
― René Descartes, Meditations on First Philosophy

“But in my opinion, all things in nature occur mathematically.”
― Rene Descartes

“Dubito, ergo cogito, ergo sum.
(English: “I doubt, therefore I think, therefore I am”)”
― Rene Descartes (Principles of Philosophy)