Now I believe I can hear the philosophers protesting that it can only be misery to live in folly, illusion, deception and ignorance, but it isn't -it's human.
Quote by Desiderius Erasmus
Desiderius Erasmus Quotes
Give light, and the darkness will disappear of itself.
It is wisdom in prosperity, when all is as thou wouldn't have it, to fear...
I doubt if a single individual could be found from the whole of mankind free...
Concealed talent brings no reputation.
When I get a little money I buy books; and if any is left I...
To know nothing is the happiest life.
By a Carpenter mankind was made, and only by that Carpenter can mankind be remade.
Prevention is better than cure.
Everybody hates a prodigy, detests an old head on young shoulders.
What difference is there, do you think, between those in Plato's cave who can only...
It is the chiefest point of happiness that a man is willing to be what...
They may attack me with an army of six hundred syllogisms; and if I do...
Fools are without number.
If you keep thinking about what you want to do or what you hope will...
Women, can't live with them, can't live without them.
War is delightful to those who have had no experience of it.
Human affairs are so obscure and various that nothing can be clearly known.
Humility is truth.
In the country of the blind the one eyed man is king.
Man is to man either a god or a wolf.