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Desiderius Erasmus

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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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Nothing is as peevish and pedantic as men's judgments of one another.
Desiderius Erasmus




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Be yourself; everyone else is already taken.”
Oscar Wilde
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To be happy, we must consider the happiness of another.”
Gaston Bachelard - La Psychanalyse du feu
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If we had no pride we should not complain of that of others.”
François de La Rochefoucauld - Reflections, or Sentences and Moral Maxims
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Whoever is happy will make others happy too.”
Anne Frank - The Diary of a Young Girl
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Our prime purpose in this life is to help others. And if you can't help them, at least don't hurt them.”
Tenzin Gyatso, 14th Dalai Lama
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When you are happy, there is still much to be done: to comfort others.”
Jules Renard
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Men are disturbed not by things, but by the view which they take of them.”
Epictetus
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Haste in judgement is to look for guilt.”
Publilius Syrus - Sentences
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A judgment can be refuted, but never a prejudice.”
Marie von Ebner-Eschenbach
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It is not permitted to the most equitable of men to be a judge in his own cause.”
Blaise Pascal - Pensées
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Do not wait for the Last Judgment. It takes place every day.”
Albert Camus - The Fall
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Nothing is beautiful, only man: on this piece of naivete rests all aesthetics, it is the first truth of aesthetics. Let us immediately add its second: nothing is ugly but degenerate man - the domain of aesthetic judgment is therewith defined.”
Friedrich Wilhelm Nietzsche
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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.”
Desiderius Erasmus
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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?”
Desiderius Erasmus
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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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