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Desiderius Erasmus

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Biography - Desiderius Erasmus:

Desiderius Erasmus Roterodamus was a Dutch philosopher and Christian scholar (*Approximate years of birth and death).
Born: 1467 - Died: 1536
Period:
16th century
15th century
Place of birth: Netherlands
Netherlands

Man's mind is so formed that it is far more susceptible to falsehood than to truth.




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Truth prevails only to the extent that we successfully assert it. The victory of reason can only be the victory of rational people.
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Believe those who are seeking the truth; doubt those who find it.
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Truth is the daughter of time, not of authority.
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Love truth, but pardon error.
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The language of truth is simple.
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Conformity of the intellect to the things.
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Desiderius Erasmus also said...


Man is not born, but made man.
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He who knows the art of living with oneself ignores boredom.
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In the kingdom of the blind the one-eyed man is king.
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The mind of man is so framed that it is rather taken with the false colors than truth.
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For what is life but a play in which everyone acts a part until the curtain comes down?
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You must acquire the best knowledge first, and without delay; it is the height of madness to learn what you will later have to unlearn.
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