Rene Descartes was an eminent French scientist, philosopher and mathematician who is called as ‘The Father of Modern Western Philosophy’. His thoughts, writings and works are studied to this day and a lot of thoughts in western philosophy have come as a result of his writings. He served in the ‘Dutch States Army of Maurice of Nassau’ for a short period of time. Descartes is also regarded as one of the most pronounced scholarly representatives of the ‘Dutch Golden Age’. His writings and books especially ‘Meditations on First Philosophy’ is considered as a bible in most philosophy department in universities. He has also been ascribed as the ‘Father of Analytical Geometry’. Let us browse through the thoughts, viewpoints and thesis by the notable mathematician which hold a world of wisdom in them and are used as quotable quotes extensively. Read through the quotes and sayings by Rene Descartes which are sure to inspire you.
Common sense is the most fairly distributed thing in the world, for each one thinks he is so well-endowed with it that even those who are hardest to satisfy in all other matters are not in the habit of desiring more of it than they already have.