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Quotation by Desiderius Erasmus
Human affairs are so obscure and various that nothing can be clearly known. This was the sound conclusion of the Academic sceptics, who were the least surly of philosophers.
Desiderius Erasmus (1469–1536), Dutch humanist. In Praise of Folly, p. 84, trans. by Leonard Dean, Packard, Chicago (1946).
Expression of Erasmus's skepticism.
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