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.
The greatest minds are capable of the greatest vices as well as of the greatest virtues.
Humanity today possesses sufficient economic, cultural and spiritual resources to introduc...- Hans Kung
If I had my will I would live in a ship on the sea, and never come nearer to humanity than...- Eleonora Duse
Growth in the number of humans is associated with decline in humanity.- Meeta Ahluwalia
When the Jews speak of humanity, they mean only the totality of Jews.- Julius Streicher
The problem isn't to learn to love humanity, but to learn to love those members of it who ...- Samuel R. Delany
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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.
|31st March, 1596
|11th February, 1950
|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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