"Each problem that I solved became a rule, which served afterwards to solve other problems."
"Only two things are infinite, the universe and human stupidity, and I'm not sure about the former."Rene Descartes on Albert Einstein
"Our scientific power has outrun our spiritual power. We have guided missiles and misguided men."Rene Descartes on Martin Luther King, Jr.
"Science investigates religion interprets. Science gives man knowledge which is power religion gives man wisdom which is control."Rene Descartes on Martin Luther King, Jr.
"No amount of experimentation can ever prove me right a single experiment can prove me wrong."Rene Descartes on Albert Einstein
"Bad times have a scientific value. These are occasions a good learner would not miss."Rene Descartes on Ralph Waldo Emerson
"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."