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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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The desire to write grows with writing.
Desiderius Erasmus




Translation  

Translation

(French, German)


French
Le désir d'écrire croît lorsqu'on écrit.”
Desiderius Erasmus

German
Die Lust zu schreiben wächst mit dem Schreiben.”
Desiderius Erasmus




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Cinema is the form of modern writing whose ink is light.”
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Thus, down to the time of Gutenberg, architecture is the principal writing, the universal writing.”
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A great value of antiquity lies in the fact that its writings are the only ones that modern men still read with exactness.”
Friedrich Wilhelm Nietzsche
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It's none of their business that you have to learn how to write. Let them think you were born that way.”
Ernest Hemingway
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For a long time now I have tried simply to write the best I can. Sometimes I have good luck and write better than I can.”
Ernest Hemingway
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I learned never to empty the well of my writing, but always to stop when there was still something there in the deep part of the well, and let it refill at night from the springs that fed it.”
Ernest Hemingway
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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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