Everybody hates a prodigy, detests an old head on young shoulders.
Quote by Desiderius Erasmus
Desiderius Erasmus Quotes
Everyone knows that by far the happiest and universally enjoyable age of man is the...
In the country of the blind the one eyed man is king.
A nail is driven out by another nail. Habit is overcome by habit.
By burning Luther's books you may rid your bookshelves of him, but you will not...
When I get a little money I buy books; and if any is left I...
Fools are without number.
The nearer people approach old age the closer they return to a semblance of childhood,...
The desire to write grows with writing.
Nothing is as peevish and pedantic as men's judgments of one another.
If you keep thinking about what you want to do or what you hope will...
They may attack me with an army of six hundred syllogisms; and if I do...
What difference is there, do you think, between those in Plato's cave who can only...
Prevention is better than cure.
To know nothing is the happiest life
A good portion of speaking will consist in knowing how to lie.
He who allows oppression shares the crime.
Nowadays the rage for possession has got to such a pitch that there is nothing...
War is delightful to those who have had no experience of it.
The Vietnam War required us to emphasize the national interest rather than abstract principles. What...
The Navy can lose us the war, but only the Air Force can win it....