Quotes by Desiderius Erasmus

Desiderius Erasmus Roterodamus, known as Erasmus or Erasmus of Rotterdam, was a Dutch philosopher and Christian humanist who is widely considered to have been the greatest scholar of the northern Renaissance. Originally trained as a Catholic priest, Erasmus was an important figure in classical scholarship who wrote in a pure Latin style.

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Your library is your paradise.

- Desiderius Erasmus

By a Carpenter mankind was made, and only by that Carpenter can mankind be remade.

- Desiderius Erasmus

Don't give your advice before you are called upon.

- Desiderius Erasmus

Give light, and the darkness will disappear of itself.

- Desiderius Erasmus

If you keep thinking about what you want to do or what you hope will happen, you don't do it, and it won't happen.

- Desiderius Erasmus