"The senses deceive from time to time, and it is prudent never to trust wholly those who have deceived us even once."
"Love all, trust a few, do wrong to none."Rene Descartes on William Shakespeare
"For every good reason there is to lie, there is a better reason to tell the truth."Rene Descartes on Bo Bennett
"The trust of the innocent is the liar's most useful tool."Rene Descartes on Stephen King
"Learning to trust is one of life's most difficult tasks."Rene Descartes on Isaac Watts
"Trust yourself. Create the kind of self that you will be happy to live with all your life. Make the most of yourself by fanning the tiny, inner sparks of possibility into flames of achievement."Rene Descartes on Golda Meir
"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."