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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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A constant element of enjoyment must be mingled with our studies, so that we think of learning as a game rather than a form of drudgery, for no activity can be continued for long if it does not to some extent afford pleasure to the participant.
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He who would learn to fly one day must first learn to stand and walk and run and climb and dance one cannot fly into flying.”
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Learning to love is why we are here.”
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It is of immense importance to learn to laugh at ourselves.”
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While I thought that I was learning how to live, I have been learning how to die.”
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From one, learn all.”
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My work is a game, a very serious game.”
M. C. Escher
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For truly it is to be noted, that children's plays are not sports, and should be deemed as their most serious actions.”
Michel de Montaigne - Essays
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Politics is not a game. It is an earnest business.”
Winston Churchill
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Play is experimenting with chance.”
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This is the real secret of life: to be completely engaged with what you are doing in the here and now, and instead of calling it "work," realize that this is play.”
Alan Watts
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Let a child play and mix instruction with play.”
François Fénelon - Treatise on the Education of Girls
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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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