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.
You just keep pushing. You just keep pushing. I made every mistake that could be made. But I just kept pushing.
The truths that matter most to us come always half spoken.- Baltasar Gracián
Cunning grows in deceit at seeing itself discovered, and tries to deceive with truth itsel- Baltasar Gracián
The best way to find out if you can trust somebody is to trust them.- Ernest Hemingway
The first casualty when war comes is truth.- Hiram Johnson
The pure and simple truth is rarely pure and never simple.- Oscar Wilde
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Some years ago now I observed the multitude of errors that I had accepted as true in my earliest years, and the dubiousness of the whole superstructure I had since then reared on them; and the consequent need of making a clean sweep for once in my life, and beginning again from the very foundations, if I would establish some secure and lasting result in science.
|Birth:||31st March, 1596|
|Death:||11th February, 1950|
|Profession:||Mathematician, Philosopher, Writer|
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.
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