An optimist may see a light where there is none, but why must the pessimist always run to blow it out?
More Quotes from Rene Descartes:The greatest minds, as they are capable of the highest excellencies, are open likewise to the greatest aberrations
Of all things, good sense is the most fairly distributed everyone thinks he is so well supplied with it that even those who are the hardest to satisfy in every other respect never desire more of it than they already have.
I am accustomed to sleep and in my dreams to imagine the same things that lunatics imagine when awake.
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.
I thought the following four rules would be enough, provided that I made a firm and constant resolution not to fail even once in the observance of them. The first was never to accept anything as true if I had not evident knowledge of its being so that.
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