Desiderius Erasmus

Desiderius Erasmus

Dutch scholar and humanist, writer, scholar, theologian, prominent representatives of the Northern Renaissance.
I doubt if a single individual could be found from the whole of mankind free from some form of insanity. The only difference is one of degree. A man who sees a gourd and takes it for his wife is called insane because this happens to very few people. Desiderius Erasmus quotes

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Eugeny Antonuk - Write your own, stop quoting others.
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