Desiderius Erasmus

c.1466 - 1536

A Quote by Desiderius Erasmus on trouble

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A peck of troubles.

Desiderius Erasmus (c.1466 - 1536)

Source: Apothegms, 1542

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A Quote by Desiderius Erasmus on misfortune

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.

Desiderius Erasmus (c.1466 - 1536)

Source: Albert W. Daw Collection

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A Quote by Desiderius Erasmus on experience and war

War is delightful to those who have had no experience of it.

Desiderius Erasmus (c.1466 - 1536)

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A Quote by Desiderius Erasmus

Before supper take a little walk, after supper do the same.

Desiderius Erasmus (c.1466 - 1536)

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A Quote by Desiderius Erasmus on blindness and country

In the country of the blind, the one-eyed man is king.

Desiderius Erasmus (c.1466 - 1536)

Source: see H G Wells

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