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
Nowadays the rage for possession has got to such a pitch that there is nothing...
The more ignorant, reckless and thoughtless a doctor is, the higher his reputation soars even...
To know nothing is the happiest life
Human affairs are so obscure and various that nothing can be clearly known.
The desire to write grows with writing.
What is popularly called fame is nothing but an empty name and a legacy from...
War is delightful to those who have had no experience of it.
They may attack me with an army of six hundred syllogisms; and if I do...
Everybody hates a prodigy, detests an old head on young shoulders.
In the kingdom of the blind, the one-eyed man is king.
If you keep thinking about what you want to do or what you hope will...
It's the generally accepted privilege of theologians to stretch the heavens, that is the Scriptures,...
Man's mind is so formed that it is far more susceptible to falsehood than to...
Man is to man either a god or a wolf.
Everyone knows that by far the happiest and universally enjoyable age of man is the...
Nature, more of a stepmother than a mother in several ways, has sown a seed...
Fortune favors the audacious.
A good portion of speaking will consist in knowing how to lie.
What difference is there, do you think, between those in Plato's cave who can only...
Great abundance of riches cannot be gathered and kept by any man without sin.