All the Familiar Colloquies of Desiderius Erasmus, of Roterdam: Concerning Men, Manners, and Things

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English version of the "Colloquia Familiaria"

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Page 113 - All things are lawful unto me, but all things are not expedient : all things are lawful for me, but I will not be brought under the power of any.
Page 114 - Meats for the belly, and the belly for meats: but God shall destroy both it and them. Now the body is not for fornication, but for the Lord; and the Lord for the body.
Page 48 - Therefore let us keep the feast, not with old leaven, neither with the leaven of malice and wickedness; but with the unleavened bread of sincerity and truth.
Page 609 - Latin, Greek, and Hebrew Languages, each in their proper characters. And also a brief and clear explication of all difficult words derived from any of the aforesaid languages...
Page 106 - The king's heart is in the hand of the LORD, as the rivers of water: he turneth it whithersoever he will.
Page 110 - For I desired mercy and not sacrifice ; and the knowledge of GOD more than burnt-offerings.
Page 574 - End of Mirth is Heaviness, and There is no Delight equal to a glad Heart. And again, A merry Heart doth good like a Medicine, but a broken Spirit drieth the Bones.
Page 546 - But I say to you, Love your enemies : do good to them that hate you: and pray for them that persecute and calumniate you: That you may be the children of your Father who is in heaven, who maketh his sun to rise upon the good, and bad, and raineth upon the just and the unjust.
Page 326 - Who will give me the Wings of a Dove, that I may fly away, and be at rest.

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