The best Quotes by Desiderius Erasmus

The best Quotes by Desiderius Erasmus

Desiderius Erasmus Roterodamus (28 October 1466 – 12 July 1536) was a Dutch Christian humanist, Catholic theologian, educationalist, satirist and philosopher.

Your library is your paradise.
By a Carpenter mankind was made, and only by that Carpenter can mankind be remade.
Don't give your advice before you are called upon.
Give light, and the darkness will disappear of itself.
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.

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In all of the world's books in all libraries in the universe, I couldn't find the words to describe what I feel about you.
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Libraries are the intellectual gas stations of the country.
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If you have a garden and a library, you have everything you need.
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Libraries aren't in the real world, after all. They're places apart, sanctuaries of pure thought.
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If you want to get laid, go to college. If you want an education, go to the library.
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A library is the delivery room for the birth of ideas, a place where history comes to life.
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The library is every child's lighthouse.
Why buy a book when you can join a library?
Libraries represent the very best of civilized society, the housing of an egalitarian access to knowledge. It's what separates us from the apes.
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A library serves no purpose unless someone is using it.
Libraries have always seemed like the richest places in the world to me, and I've done some of my best learning and thinking thanks to them. Libraries and librarians have definitely changed my life - and the lives of countless other Americans.
Perfection is impossible. In the 1,526 singles matches I played in my career, I won almost 80% of those matches. But what percentage of points did I win? 54%! In other words, even top ranked tennis players win barely more than half the points they play. When you lose every second point on average, you learn not to dwell on every shot.
Roger Federer - Juni 2024
We've had a lot of away games in the Champions League this season where we've heard the fans. When I think of the game in Newcastle, where you can hear our fans the whole time, even though it was said beforehand that Newcastle is the loudest stadium in England – that's really saying something. We are looking forward to our fans, they will deliver again in Paris.
I felt like a child amongst all the established players. First of all I had to prove myself in training and earn respect and over several months show what I was capable of.
Florian Wirtz - July 2021
Recently, on my 18th birthday, my mother showed me a note from my time at primary school. We had to write down what we wanted to be. The only thing I'd written was: football player. I really did always want that and started early on to kick everything I came across: balloons, balls and anything else lying around the house. There was a lot flying about at our place.
Florian Wirtz - July 2021
Your mom's so fat, even in Minecraft she appears round.
One candidate is too old and mentally unfit to be president. The other one is me.
Joe Biden - März 2024
What do you call an Asian Dwayne Johnson?
The Wok.
I'm paranoid. On my stationary bike, I have a rear view mirror.
When you're in love it's the most glorious two and a half days of your life.
I quit therapy because my analyst was trying to help me behind my back.
I tried phone sex - it gave me an ear infection.
During sex I fantasize that I'm someone else.
I like to read biographies of authors that I love, like Richard Yates. I also like to see what non-fiction authors are out there. My bible is Something Happened. It's one of the greatest books I've ever read. But if I don't read a Dostoevsky soon I'm going to kill myself.
For 45 years I've worked without an audience.
I love being famous. It validates that I have something to say.

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