More From Desiderius Erasmus
- "Nothing is as peevish and pedantic as men’s judgments of one another."
- "Nowadays the rage for possession has got to such a pitch that there is nothing in the realm of nature, whether sacred or profane, out of which profit cannot be squeezed."
- "Whether a party can have much success without a woman present I must ask others to decide, but one thing is certain, no party is any fun unless seasoned with folly."
More In Age
- "I defend both the freedom of expression and society’s right to counter it. I must pay the price for differing. It is the natural way of things."― Naguib Mahfouz
- "‘Bombing Afghanistan back into the Stone Age’ was quite a favourite headline for some wobbly liberals. The slogan does all the work. But an instant’s thought shows that Afghanistan is being, if anything, bombed out of the Stone Age."― Christopher Hitchens
- "Haters never win. I just think that’s true about life, because negative energy always costs in the end."― Tom Hiddleston