Desiderius Erasmus

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Desiderius Erasmus

Desiderius Erasmus

The more ignorant, reckless and thoughtless a doctor is, the higher his reputation soars even amongst powerful princes.More Desiderius Erasmus [01/01/2000 12:01:00]
Time takes away the grief of men.More Desiderius Erasmus [01/01/2000 12:01:00]
A nail is driven out by another nail. Habit is overcome by habit.More Desiderius Erasmus [01/01/2000 12:01:00]
Everybody hates a prodigy, detests an old head on young shoulders.More Desiderius Erasmus [01/01/2000 12:01:00]
Amongst the learned the lawyers claim first place, the most self-satisfied class of people, as they roll their rock of Sisyphus and string together six hundred laws in the same breath, no matter whether relevant or not, piling up opinion on opinion and gloss on gloss to make their profession seem the most difficult of all. Anything which causes trouble has special merit in their eyes.More Desiderius Erasmus [01/01/2000 12:01:00]
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.More Desiderius Erasmus [01/01/2000 12:01:00]
They take unbelievable pleasure in the hideous blast of the hunting horn and baying of the hounds. Dogs dung smells sweet as cinnamon to them.More Desiderius Erasmus [01/01/2000 12:01:00]
By a Carpenter mankind was made, and only by that Carpenter can mankind be remade.More Desiderius Erasmus [01/01/2000 12:01:00]
Your library is your paradise.More Desiderius Erasmus [01/01/2000 12:01:00]
Give light, and the darkness will disappear of itself.More Desiderius Erasmus [01/01/2000 12:01:00]
Nothing is so foolish, they say, as for a man to stand for office and woo the crowd to win its vote, buy its support with presents, court the applause of all those fools and feel self-satisfied when they cry their approval, and then in his hour of triumph to be carried round like an effigy for the public to stare at, and end up cast in bronze to stand in the market place.More Desiderius Erasmus [01/01/2000 12:01:00]
Prevention is better than cure.More Desiderius Erasmus [01/01/2000 12:01:00]
Heaven grant that the burden you carry may have as easy an exit as it had an entrance. [Prayer To A Pregnant Woman]More Desiderius Erasmus [01/01/2000 12:01:00]
No one respects a talent that is concealed.More Desiderius Erasmus [01/01/2000 12:01:00]
Nature, more of a stepmother than a mother in several ways, has sown a seed of evil in the hearts of mortals, especially in the more thoughtful men, which makes them dissatisfied with their own lot and envious of another s.More Desiderius Erasmus [01/01/2000 12:01:00]
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 [01/01/2000 12:01:00]
The fox has many tricks. The hedgehog has but one. But that is the best of all.More Desiderius Erasmus [01/01/2000 12:01:00]
War is delightful to those who have had no experience of it.More Desiderius Erasmus [01/01/2000 12:01:00]
Great abundance of riches cannot be gathered and kept by any man without sin.More Desiderius Erasmus [01/01/2000 12:01:00]
By burning Luther's books you may rid your bookshelves of him, but you will not rid men's minds of him.More Desiderius Erasmus [07/29/2011 10:07:41]
Don't give your advice before you are called upon.More Desiderius Erasmus [07/29/2011 10:07:55]
Fortune favors the audacious.More Desiderius Erasmus [07/29/2011 10:07:27]
He who allows oppression shares the crime.More Desiderius Erasmus [07/29/2011 10:07:56]
Humility is truth.More Desiderius Erasmus [07/29/2011 10:07:12]
It is an unscrupulous intellect that does not pay to antiquity its due reverence.More Desiderius Erasmus [07/29/2011 10:07:58]

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