"The senses deceive from time to time, and it is prudent never to trust wholly those who have deceived us even once."
"Let him who would enjoy a good future waste none of his present."Rene Descartes on Roger Babson
"The best thing about the future is that it comes one day at a time."Rene Descartes on Abraham Lincoln
"Lost time is never found again."Rene Descartes on Benjamin Franklin
"Patience and time do more than strength or passion."Rene Descartes on Jean de La Fontaine
"The future is something which everyone reaches at the rate of 60 minutes an hour, whatever he does, whoever he is."Rene Descartes on C. S. Lewis
"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."