would be a real seeker after truth,
it is necessary that at least once
your life you
doubt, as far as possible, all
first precept was never to accept a
thing as true until I knew it as
such without a single doubt.
each difficulty into as many parts
as is feasible and necessary to
two operations of our
intuition and deduction, on
which alone we have said we must
rely in the acquisition of
not enough to have a good mind; the
main thing is to use it well.
just keep pushing. You just keep
pushing. I made every mistake that
could be made. But I just kept
problem that I solved became a rule,
which served afterwards to solve
that posterity will judge me kindly,
not only as to the things which I
have explained, but also to those
which I have intentionally omitted
so as to leave to others the
thoughts, there is nothing
absolutely in our power.
state is better governed which has
few laws, and those laws strictly
optimist may see a light where
there is none, but why must the
pessimist always run to blow it out?
accustomed to sleep and in my dreams
imagine the same things that
lunatics imagine when awake.
Whenever anyone has offended me, I
try to raise my soul so high that
the offense cannot reach it.
joy is often worth more than