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Prevention is better than cure. ...
by Desiderius Erasmus

Prevention is better than cure.
- Desiderius Erasmus

Related topics: Wisdom

It is the chiefest point of happiness that a man is
willing to be what he is.
- Desiderius Erasmus

The desire to write grows with writing.
- Desiderius Erasmus

He who allows oppression shares the crime.
- Desiderius Erasmus

 

Human affairs are so obscure and various that nothing can be clearly known.
- Desiderius Erasmus

The more ignorant, reckless and thoughtless a doctor is,
the higher his reputation soars even amongst powerful princes.
- Desiderius Erasmus

Great eagerness in the pursuit of wealth,
pleasure, or honor, cannot exist without sin.
- Desiderius Erasmus

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When I get a little money I buy books;
and if any is left I buy food and clothes.
- Desiderius Erasmus

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.
- Desiderius Erasmus

It is wisdom in prosperity, when all is as thou wouldn't have it,
to fear and suspect the worst.
- Desiderius Erasmus

It is an unscrupulous intellect that does not pay to
antiquity its due reverence.
- Desiderius Erasmus

Give light, and the darkness will disappear of itself.
- Desiderius Erasmus

Your library is your paradise.
- Desiderius Erasmus

The entire world is my temple, and a very fine one too,
if I'm not mistaken, and I'll never lack priests to
serve it as long as there are men.
- Desiderius Erasmus

In the kingdom of the blind, the one-eyed man is king.
- Desiderius Erasmus

Now I believe I can hear the philosophers protesting
that it can only be misery to live in folly,
illusion, deception and ignorance, but it isn't -it's human.
- Desiderius Erasmus

Everybody hates a prodigy, detests an old head on young shoulders.
- Desiderius Erasmus

Fools are without number.
- Desiderius Erasmus

Man's mind is so formed that it is far more susceptible
to falsehood than to truth.
- Desiderius Erasmus

To know nothing is the happiest life.
- Desiderius Erasmus

War is sweet to those who have not experienced it.
- Desiderius Erasmus

Time takes away the grief of men.
- Desiderius Erasmus

By a Carpenter mankind was made, and only by that Carpenter can mankind be remade.
- Desiderius Erasmus

Women, can't live with them, can't live without them.
- Desiderius Erasmus

Luther was guilty of two great crimes -
he struck the Pope in his crown,
and the monks in their belly.
- Desiderius Erasmus

Concealed talent brings no reputation.
- Desiderius Erasmus

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

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

Fortune favors the audacious.
- Desiderius Erasmus

If you keep thinking about what you want to do or what you hope will happen,
you don't do it, and it won't happen.
- Desiderius Erasmus

Nothing is as peevish and pedantic as men's judgments of one another.
- Desiderius Erasmus

Don't give your advice before you are called upon.
- Desiderius Erasmus

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.
- Desiderius Erasmus

What is popularly called fame is nothing but an empty
name and a legacy from paganism.
- Desiderius Erasmus

Humility is truth.
- Desiderius Erasmus

A nail is driven out by another nail.
Habit is overcome by habit.
- Desiderius Erasmus

Reflection is a flower of the mind, giving out wholesome fragrance;
but revelry is the same flower,
when rank and running to seed.
- Desiderius Erasmus

The most disadvantageous peace is better than the most just war.
- Desiderius Erasmus

By burning Luther's books you may rid your bookshelves of him,
but you will not rid men's minds of him.
- Desiderius Erasmus

A good portion of speaking will consist in knowing how to lie.
- Desiderius Erasmus

Great abundance of riches cannot be gathered and kept by any man without sin.
- Desiderius Erasmus

No one respects a talent that is concealed.
- Desiderius Erasmus

It's the generally accepted privilege of theologians to stretch the heavens,
that is the Scriptures, like tanners with a hide.
- Desiderius Erasmus

Man is to man either a god or a wolf.
- Desiderius Erasmus

There are some people who live in a dream world,
and there are some who face reality;
and then there are those who turn one into the other.
- Desiderius Erasmus

Everyone knows that by far the happiest and universally
enjoyable age of man is the first.
What is there about babies which makes us hug and kiss and fondle them,
so that even an enemy would give them help at that age?
- Desiderius Erasmus

I doubt if a single individual could be found from
the whole of mankind free from some form of insanity.
The only difference is one of degree.
A man who sees a gourd and takes it for his wife is
called insane because this happens to very few people.
- Desiderius Erasmus

What difference is there, do you think,
between those in Plato's cave who can only marvel at
the shadows and images of various objects,
provided they are content and don't know what they miss,
and the philosopher who has emerged from the cave and sees the real things?
- Desiderius Erasmus

The nearer people approach old age the closer they
return to a semblance of childhood,
until the time comes for them to depart this life,
again like children, neither tired of living nor aware of death.
- Desiderius Erasmus

An ounce of prevention is worth a pound of cure.
- Benjamin Franklin

A well chosen anthology is a complete dispensary of
medicine for the more common mental disorders,
and may be used as much for prevention as cure.
- Robert Graves

Safe storage and child access prevention laws are critical
steps as we seek to reduce the occurrence of accidental
shootings and suicides involving guns.
- Carl Levin

America's health care system is in crisis precisely
because we systematically neglect wellness and prevention.
- Tom Harkin

From the mid-1970s, I also started work on the causation
and prevention of famines.
- Amartya Sen

Prevention of birth is a precipitation of murder.
- Tertullian

Punishment is the last and the least effective instrument
in the hands of the legislator for the prevention of crime.
- John Ruskin

It's clear that prevention will never be sufficient.
That's why we need a vaccine that will be safe.
- Luc Montagnier

Seen that way, the wholesale transformation of production
technologies that is mandated by pollution prevention
creates a new surge of economic development.
- Barry Commoner

All desirable things...
are desirable either for the pleasure inherent in themselves,
or as a means to the promotion of pleasure and the prevention of pain.
- John Stuart Mill

Greater public recognition will also be critical in
encouraging prevention and early intervention,
and more generally in building public support to meet
the challenges of dementia.
- Julie Bishop

There is no priority higher than the prevention of terrorism.
- John Ashcroft

Because tobacco is responsible for an impressive one-third of cancers,
prevention efforts naturally begin with it.
- Bernard Levin

The FBI.
is a massive culture.
It's been a culture that served America well,
and it's been focused on prosecution.
But what we need in terms of terrorism is prevention.
- John Ashcroft

The Iraq war took priority over domestic disaster prevention.
- Charles Rangel

The establishment of a National Methamphetamine Prevention
Week will significantly increase awareness of meth
and educate the public on effective ways to help prevent its use.
- Ron Lewis

In recent years, research into the prevention and treatment
of arthritis has led to measures that successfully
reduce pain and improve the quality of life for millions.
- Charles W. Pickering

Medical science has proven time and again that when
the resources are provided,
great progress in the treatment, cure,
and prevention of disease can occur.
- Michael J. Fox

The ABA works tirelessly in its efforts involving the first line of defense:
the prevention of burn injuries.
- Richard Neal

Liberty is the prevention of control by others.
- John Acton

Prevention is one of the few known ways to reduce demand
for health and aged care services.
- Julie Bishop

And we think that our citizens and yours would be very
angry if they thought that we hadn't taken every possible
step for prevention and then for joint action in the
likelihood of those who threaten our lives and our well-
being,
taking action at the same time.
- David Blunkett


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