"Perfect numbers like perfect men are very rare."
"It is easier to build strong children than to repair broken men."Rene Descartes on Frederick Douglass
"I, with a deeper instinct, choose a man who compels my strength, who makes enormous demands on me, who does not doubt my courage or my toughness, who does not believe me naive or innocent, who has the courage to treat me like a woman."Rene Descartes on Anais Nin
"Men always want to be a woman's first love - women like to be a man's last romance."Rene Descartes on Oscar Wilde
"Without feelings of respect, what is there to distinguish men from beasts?"Rene Descartes on Confucius
"Man becomes great exactly in the degree in which he works for the welfare of his fellow-men."Rene Descartes on Mahatma Gandhi
"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."