"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."
"Learn from yesterday, live for today, hope for tomorrow. The important thing is not to stop questioning."Rene Descartes on Albert Einstein
"We must accept finite disappointment, but never lose infinite hope."Rene Descartes on Martin Luther King, Jr.
"None are more hopelessly enslaved than those who falsely believe they are free."Rene Descartes on Johann Wolfgang von Goethe
"My great hope is to laugh as much as I cry to get my work done and try to love somebody and have the courage to accept the love in return."Rene Descartes on Maya Angelou
"I find hope in the darkest of days, and focus in the brightest. I do not judge the universe."Rene Descartes on Dalai Lama
"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."