Desiderius Erasmus Quotes (109 quotes)
“Of how much more passion than reason has Jupiter composed us? putting in, as one would say, scarce half an ounce to a pound.”
The Praise of Folly (1511)
“There is nothing I congratulate myself on more heartily than on never having joined a sect.”
As quoted in Thomas More and Erasmus (1965) by Ernest Edwin Reynolds, p. 248
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Picture Source: Wikimedia CommonsDesiderius Erasmus
Born: October 28, 1466
Died: July 12, 1536 (aged 69)
Bio: Desiderius Erasmus Roterodamus, known as Erasmus of Rotterdam, was a Dutch Renaissance humanist, Catholic priest, social critic, teacher, and theologian.