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  • Ob inanes ditionum titulos, ob prereptum locum, ob interceptam mulierculam, vel quod e stultitia natum, vel e malitia, quod cupido dominandi, libido nocendi, &c.

    Anatomy of Melancholy

  • Lapis hic gestatus aut ebibitus prudentiam auget, nocturnos timores pellit; insanos hac sanavi, et quum lapidem abjecerint, erupit iterum stultitia.

    Anatomy of Melancholy

  • Parum vero distat sapientia virorum a puerili, multo minus senum et mulierum, cum metu et superstitione et aliena stultitia et improbitate simplices agitantur.

    Anatomy of Melancholy

  • In order to sanctify the world, He has chosen what St. Paul calls the "folly of the cross": stultitia crucis 1 Cor 1:18.

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  • Ulysses was by Melanthius [2279] in Homer, be reviled, baffled, insulted over, for [2280] potentiorum stultitia perferenda est, and may not so much as mutter against it.

    Anatomy of Melancholy

  • Insignis venatorum stultitia, et supervacania cura eorum, qui dum nimium venationi insistunt, ipsi abjecta omni humanitate in feras degenerant, ut Acteon, &c. 1873.

    Anatomy of Melancholy

  • Sed praeter expectationem res evenit, Audax stultitia in eam irruit, &c. illa cedit irrisa, et plures hinc habet sectatores stultitia.

    Anatomy of Melancholy

  • Horace, sometimes the debauched and sometimes the moral, has said — book i, ode 3 — that our folly extends to heaven itself: “Cœlum ipsum petimus stultitia.”

    A Philosophical Dictionary

  • Seneca declares that folly is its own burden, — omnis stultitia laborat fastidio sui, — a very true saying, with which may be compared the words of Jesus, the son of Sirach, The life of a fool is worse than death9.

    The Wisdom of Life

  • "Sapientia prima est stultitia caruisee, '" said Pruno.



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