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.
Le Discours de la méthode (1637), pt. 1
“Whenever anyone has offended me, I try to raise my soul so high that the offense cannot reach it.”
As quoted in: "Life and Letters of Madame Swetchine" (1867), p. 43
Picture Source: Wikimedia CommonsRene Descartes
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.