Whether a party can have much success without a woman present I must ask others to decide, but one thing is certain, no party is any fun unless seasoned with folly.
Quote by Desiderius Erasmus
Desiderius Erasmus Quotes
The desire to write grows with writing.
The more ignorant, reckless and thoughtless a doctor is, the higher his reputation soars even...
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...
Now I believe I can hear the philosophers protesting that it can only be misery...
Your library is your paradise.
Concealed talent brings no reputation.
Man's mind is so formed that it is far more susceptible to falsehood than to...
Nowadays the rage for possession has got to such a pitch that there is nothing...
To know nothing is the happiest life
What difference is there, do you think, between those in Plato's cave who can only...
A nail is driven out by another nail. Habit is overcome by habit.
The most disadvantageous peace is better than the most just war.
In the country of the blind the one eyed man is king.
Nature, more of a stepmother than a mother in several ways, has sown a seed...
It is an unscrupulous intellect that does not pay to antiquity its due reverence.
Everyone knows that by far the happiest and universally enjoyable age of man is the...
Reflection is a flower of the mind, giving out wholesome fragrance; but revelry is the...
Great abundance of riches cannot be gathered and kept by any man without sin.
By a Carpenter mankind was made, and only by that Carpenter can mankind be remade.