Desiderius Erasmus

Desiderius Erasmus

Dutch scholar and humanist, writer, scholar, theologian, prominent representatives of the Northern Renaissance.
Given a choice between a folly and a sacrament, one should always choose the folly—because we know a sacrament will not bring us closer to god and there’s always the chance that a folly will.More Desiderius Erasmus quotes [03/29/2018 05:03:36]
A nail is driven out by another nail, habit is overcome by habit.
[Lat., Clavus clavo pellitur, consuetudo consuetudine vincitur.]More Desiderius Erasmus quotes [03/29/2018 05:03:36]
It is the worst of madness to learn what has to be unlearnt.
[Lat., Extremae est dementiae discere dediscenda.]More Desiderius Erasmus quotes [03/29/2018 05:03:36]
Before you sleep, read something that is exquisite, and worth remembering.More Desiderius Erasmus quotes [03/29/2018 05:03:36]
He who allows oppression shares the crime.More Desiderius Erasmus quotes [07/29/2011 10:07:56]

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