Desiderius Erasmus

Desiderius Erasmus

Dutch scholar and humanist, writer, scholar, theologian, prominent representatives of the Northern Renaissance.
Classes and masses.More Desiderius Erasmus quotes [03/29/2018 05:03:36]
Everyone knows that by far the happiest and universally enjoyable age of man is the first. What is there about babies which makes us hug and kiss and fondle them, so that even an enemy would give them help at that age?More Desiderius Erasmus quotes [03/29/2018 05:03:36]
I consider as lovers of books not those who keep their books hidden in their store-chests and never handle them, but those who, by nightly as well as daily use thumb them, batter them, wear them out, who fill out all the margins with annotations of many kinds, and who prefer the marks of a fault they have erased to a neat copy full of faults.More Desiderius Erasmus quotes [03/29/2018 05:03:36]
Everybody hates a prodigy, detests an old head on young shoulders.More Desiderius Erasmus quotes [01/01/2000 12:01:00]
Man's mind is so formed that it is far more susceptible to falsehood than to truth.More Desiderius Erasmus quotes [07/29/2011 10:07:52]

Quotes of the month

Anatoly Yurkin Creativity is the scaling of something that we don't know anything about except that it's not chaos. (Anatoly Yurkin) [01/07/2020 04:01:57] More


Anatoly Yurkin Platformization of repetitions! (Anatoly Yurkin) [01/23/2020 06:01:52] More


Anatoly Yurkin A graphomaniac is a foreigner of writing! (Anatoly Yurkin) [01/12/2020 04:01:38] More


Anatoly Yurkin An abstract blockbuster. (Anatoly Yurkin) [01/16/2020 01:01:49] More


Anatoly Yurkin The planned economy of a totalitarian state requires combining a farm of black sheep with a kennel of mangy dogs. (Anatoly Yurkin) [01/26/2020 05:01:06] More