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Rene Descartes

Rene Descartes Quotes

Quotes by and about Rene Descartes

(Continued from his main entry on the site.)

Descartes: "I thought I could do no better than ... devote my whole life to cultivating my thinking ... and knowledge of the truth."

Descartes: "I am ... only a thing that thinks ... a mind or intelligence ... - a thinking thing."

Descartes: "I am a substance whose whole essence or nature is simply to think."