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Rene Descartes



    I am accustomed to sleep and in my dreams to imagine the same things that lunatics imagine when awake.

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    Each problem that I solved became a rule, which served afterwards to solve other problems.

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    If you would be a real seeker after truth, it is necessary that at least once in your life you doubt, as far as possible, all things.

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    The reading of all good books is like conversation with the finest men of past centuries.

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    If I found any new truths in the sciences, I can say that they follow from, or depend on, five or six principal problems which I succeeded in solving and which I regard as so many battles where the fortunes of war were on my side.

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    Perfect numbers like perfect men are very rare.

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    Except our own thoughts, there is nothing absolutely in our power.

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