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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

The desire to write grows with writing.




Translation

Translation

(French, German)



French
Le désir d'écrire croît lorsqu'on écrit.

German
Die Lust zu schreiben wächst mit dem Schreiben.




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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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