Man is to man either a god or a wolf.
Quote by Desiderius Erasmus
Desiderius Erasmus Quotes
I doubt if a single individual could be found from the whole of mankind free...
To know nothing is the happiest life.
He who allows oppression shares the crime.
Great abundance of riches cannot be gathered and kept by any man without sin.
Everybody hates a prodigy, detests an old head on young shoulders.
Prevention is better than cure.
Nowadays the rage for possession has got to such a pitch that there is nothing...
What difference is there, do you think, between those in Plato's cave who can only...
It is wisdom in prosperity, when all is as thou wouldn't have it, to fear...
A good portion of speaking will consist in knowing how to lie.
Fortune favors the audacious
When I get a little money I buy books; and if any is left I...
The nearer people approach old age the closer they return to a semblance of childhood,...
Luther was guilty of two great crimes - he struck the Pope in his crown,...
Great eagerness in the pursuit of wealth, pleasure, or honor, cannot exist without sin.
The most disadvantageous peace is better than the most just war.
Your library is your paradise.
A nail is driven out by another nail. Habit is overcome by habit.
Nothing is as peevish and pedantic as men's judgments of one another.
Now I believe I can hear the philosophers protesting that it can only be misery...