Nowadays the rage for possession has got to such a pitch that there is nothing in the realm of nature, whether sacred or profane, out of which profit cannot be squeezed.
Quote by Desiderius Erasmus
Desiderius Erasmus Quotes
Reflection is a flower of the mind, giving out wholesome fragrance; but revelry is the...
Time takes away the grief of men.
It is wisdom in prosperity, when all is as thou wouldn't have it, to fear...
Fortune favors the audacious.
Everyone knows that by far the happiest and universally enjoyable age of man is the...
Man is to man either a god or a wolf.
War is sweet to those who have not experienced it
By a Carpenter mankind was made, and only by that Carpenter can mankind be remade.
The nearer people approach old age the closer they return to a semblance of childhood,...
Great eagerness in the pursuit of wealth, pleasure, or honor, cannot exist without sin.
Great abundance of riches cannot be gathered and kept by any man without sin.
Fools are without number.
He who allows oppression shares the crime.
War is sweet to those who have not experienced it.
Give light, and the darkness will disappear of itself.
No one respects a talent that is concealed.
The most disadvantageous peace is better than the most just war.
Nothing is as peevish and pedantic as men's judgments of one another.
The entire world is my temple, and a very fine one too, if I'm not...
Women, can't live with them, can't live without them.