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Rene Descartes: Quotes & Facts

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This book is an anthology of quotes from Rene Descartes and selected facts about Rene Descartes.

“Bad books engender bad habits, but bad habits engender good books.”
“Conquer yourself rather than the world.”
“Doubt is the origin of wisdom”
“Each problem that I solved became a rule which served afterwards to solve other problems”
“Except our own thoughts, there is nothing absolutely in our power.”
“He who hid well, lived well.”
“I doubt, therefore I think, therefore I am.”
“The first precept was never to accept a thing as true until I knew it as such without a single doubt.”

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