Rene Descartes Quote
“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.”
Darling, David J. (2004). The Universal Book of Mathematics. Wiley. p. 90. ISBN 978-0-471-27047-8.
Supposedly said in a interview on Larry King Live, probably paraphrasing the ideas of Byron (izquotes.com/quote/304207) and Twain (izquotes.com/quote/188080)
“Every moment of one's existence one is growing into more or retreating into less. One is always living a little more or dying a little bit.”
Conversations With Norman Mailer (1988 edition)
certain maxims of archy - archy and mehitabel (1927)
Born: March 31, 1596
Died: February 11, 1650 (aged 53)
Bio: René Descartes was a French philosopher, mathematician, and writer who spent most of his adult life in the Dutch Republic. He has been dubbed the 'Father of Modern Philosophy', and much subsequent Western philosophy is a response to his writings, which are studied closely to this day.