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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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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.
Desiderius Erasmus




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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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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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I am a lover of liberty. I will not and I cannot serve a party.”
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