"The existence of God is the
first and the most eternal of all truths that exist and the only one from
which proceed all others."
(Descartes, 1963, 265)
"It is certain that He is the
author of the essence as well as the existence of His creatures."
"I know that God is the author of
all things...I said that I know , not that I think nor that I understand;
because we know that God is infinite and omnipotent."
"It is in God the same thing to
will, to understand and to create without one preceding the other."
"God brings everything to its
Descartes, R. , Oevres Philosophiques,Tome
I, (1618-1637), Paris: Editions Garnier Freres, 1963