Jim's Favorite Famous Quote, Quip, Axiom, and Maxim Repository
Desiderius Erasmus
Desiderius Erasmus
Desiderius Erasmus.
BornOctober 27, 1469
Rotterdam, Holland
DiedJuly 12, 1536
Basel, Switzerland
Priest and humanist. Early advocate of the Protestant Reformation. Works include In Praise of Folly (1509).

The repository contains three quotes from Desiderius Erasmus.


No one respects a talent that is concealed.


The most disadvantageous peace is better than the most just war.


Talk of the devil and he’ll appear.