Rene Descartes Quotes

Rene Descartes Quotes

Image: Photo of Rene Descartes, French philosopher, mathematician, and scientist.

Descartes, famous for his statement, ‘Cogito Ergo Sum’, or ‘I think, therefore I am,’ is known as the ‘Father of Modern Philosophy’.

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

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

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

“The thinking of the mind is twofold: understanding and willing.”

Rene Descartes  (1596-1650)

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