logo
English German French
language
René Descartes

Quote of René Descartes - The senses deceive from time to...


Biography - René Descartes:

French philosopher, mathematician and scientist.
Born: 1596 - Died: 1650
Period:
17th century
Place of birth: France
France

The senses deceive from time to time, and it is prudent never to trust wholly those who have deceived us even once.




See also 

See also...






Quotes for: trust


Quotes

Quotes about trust:


It is not so much our friends' help that helps us, as the confidence of their help.
facebook twitter linkedin



View quote

Love all, trust a few, do wrong to none.
facebook twitter linkedin



View quote

The best way to find out if you can trust somebody is to trust them.
facebook twitter linkedin



View quote

And suddenly you know: It's time to start something new and trust the magic of beginnings.
facebook twitter linkedin



View quote

Confidence raises the soul.
facebook twitter linkedin



View quote

Be confident: Truth is not the end of the way, it is the way itself.
facebook twitter linkedin



View quote







Quotes

René Descartes also said...


I dare to believe that inner joy has some secret power to win the favour of fortune.
facebook twitter linkedin




View quote
To live without philosophizing is properly to have one's eyes closed and never attempt to open them.
facebook twitter linkedin




View quote
Good sense is, of all things among men, the most equally distributed; for every one thinks himself so abundantly provided with it, that those even who are the most difficult to satisfy in everything else, do not usually desire a larger measure of this quality than they already possess. And in this it is not likely that all are mistaken: the conviction is rather to be held as testifying that the power of judging aright and of distinguishing truth from error, which is properly what is called good sense or reason, is by nature equal in all men; and that the diversity of our opinions, consequently, does not arise from some being endowed with a larger share of reason than others, but solely from this, that we conduct our thoughts along different ways, and do not fix our attention on the same objects. For to be possessed of a vigorous mind is not enough; the prime requisite is rightly to apply it.
facebook twitter linkedin




View quote
It is not enough to have a good mind; the main thing is to use it well.
facebook twitter linkedin




View quote
I think, therefore I am.
facebook twitter linkedin




View quote
My third maxim was to try always to conquer myself rather than fortune, and to alter my desires rather than change the order of the world.
facebook twitter linkedin




View quote







info   A quotation is a statement taken out of its context. Therefore, it is necessary to place any quotation within its author's work and its historical, geographical or philosophical context in order to fully understand its meaning. | The quotations stated on this site express their authors' opinion and do not reflect that of Buboquote.com


info   Image attribution:  title, author, license and source of the original file on Wikipedia. Modifications: changes have been made from the original file (cropping, resizing, renaming and color change).



logo

 Subscribe to the quote of the day email

Subscribe to the Quote of the Day to receive a quote every day in your inbox. It is spam-free and you can unsubscribe at any time.







Free | no spam