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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

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Your library is your paradise.
Desiderius Erasmus




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Quotes about library:


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I was allowed free run of the library and I stormed human wisdom.”
Jean-Paul Sartre
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If you have a garden and a library, you have everything you need.”
Marcus Tullius Cicero
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I was brought up by a library.”
Jules Renard
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As the biggest library if it is in disorder is not as useful as a small but well-arranged one, so you may accumulate a vast amount of knowledge but it will be of far less value than a much smaller amount if you have not thought it over for yourself.”
Arthur Schopenhauer
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The mind is often at the heart that what the library of a castle is to the master's person.”
Nicolas Chamfort - Maximes et pensées
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My library was dukedom large enough.”
William Shakespeare
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He who knows the art of living with oneself ignores boredom.”
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Man is not born, but made man.”
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The mind of man is so framed that it is rather taken with the false colors than truth.”
Desiderius Erasmus - In Praise of Folly
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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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I consider as lovers of books not those who keep their books hidden in their store-chests and never handle them, but those who, by nightly as well as daily use thumb them, batter them, wear them out, who fill out all the margins with annotations of many kinds, and who prefer the marks of a fault they have erased to a neat copy full of faults.”
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