"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 [“Erasmus of Rotterdam”] (Dutch Renaissance humanistCatholic priestsocial criticteachertheologian, and all-around party animal; ca 1466-1536)

"The better part of Happiness is to wish to be what you are."

— Desiderius Erasmus (Dutch Renaissance Humanist, Catholic priest, social critic, teacher, theologian, 1466?-1536)