The summit of happiness is reached when a person is ready to be what he is.
Desiderius Erasmus (c.1466 - 1536)
Contributed by: Jewels
Scarcely is there any peace so unjust that it is better than even the fairest war. -Vix ulla tam iniqua pax, quin bello vel aequissimo sit potior
Source: Querela Pacis
Contributed by: Zaady
When I get a little money, I buy books; and if any is left, I buy food and clothes.
It is folly alone that stays the fugue of Youth and beats off touring Old Age.
Source: The Praise of Folly, 1509
A nail is driven out by another nail; habit is overcome by habit.
They may attack me with an army of six hundred syllogisms; and if I do not recant, they will proclaim me a heretic.
Give light, and the darkness will disappear of itself.
The most disadvantageous peace is better than the most just war.
A peck of troubles.
Source: Apothegms, 1542
What passes out of one's mouth passes into a hundred ears. It is a great misfortune not to have sense enough to speak well.
Source: Albert W. Daw Collection
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