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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

To know nothing is the happiest life.




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Quotes for: life


Quotes

Quotes about life:


As soon as you trust yourself, you will know how to live.





Man arrives as a novice at each age of his life.





A happy life, therefore, is one which is in accordance with its own nature.





There is more to life than increasing its speed.





To live means to love, but above all, to love life.





Go confidently in the direction of your dreams. Live the life you have imagined.











Quotes for: happiness


Quotes

Quotes about happiness:


I have decided to be happy because it's good for my health.





A happy life, therefore, is one which is in accordance with its own nature.





To be happy, we must consider the happiness of another.





Happiness is sometimes hidden in the unknown.





Create all the happiness you are able to create: remove all the misery you are able to remove.





Happiness is a virtue, not its reward.











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Desiderius Erasmus also said...


Man is not born, but made man.





He who knows the art of living with oneself ignores boredom.





In the kingdom of the blind the one-eyed man is king.





The mind of man is so framed that it is rather taken with the false colors than truth.





For what is life but a play in which everyone acts a part until the curtain comes down?





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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