Eric Hoffer


Eric Hoffer Quotes

  • ''Unpredictability, too, can become monotonous.''
    Eric Hoffer (1902-1983), U.S. philosopher. Reflections on the Human Condition, aph. 224 (1955).
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  • ''The best part of the art of living is to know how to grow old gracefully.''
    Eric Hoffer (1902-1983), U.S. philosopher. The Passionate State of Mind, aph. 235 (1955).
  • ''The suspicious mind believes more than it doubts. It believes in a formidable and ineradicable evil lurking in every person.''
    Eric Hoffer (1902-83), U.S. philosopher. The Passionate State of Mind, aph. 184 (1955).
  • ''It almost seems that nobody can hate America as much as native Americans. America needs new immigrants to love and cherish it.''
    Eric Hoffer (1902-1983), U.S. philosopher. Reflections on the Human Condition, aph. 52 (1973).
  • ''We are told that talent creates its own opportunities. But it sometimes seems that intense desire creates not only its own opportunities, but its own talents.''
    Eric Hoffer (1902-1983), U.S. philosopher. The Passionate State of Mind, aph. 18 (1955).
  • ''To the excessively fearful the chief characteristic of power is its arbitrariness. Man had to gain enormously in confidence before he could conceive an all-powerful God who obeys his own laws.''
    Eric Hoffer (1902-1983), U.S. philosopher. Reflections on the Human Condition, aph. 163 (1973).
  • ''When we believe ourselves in possession of the only truth, we are likely to be indifferent to common everyday truths.''
    Eric Hoffer (1902-1983), U.S. philosopher. The Passionate State of Mind, aph. 83 (1955).
  • ''The best part of the art of living is to know how to grow old gracefully.''
    Eric Hoffer (1902-1983), U.S. philosopher. The Passionate State of Mind, aph. 235 (1955).
  • ''Man was nature's mistake—she neglected to finish him—and she has never ceased paying for her mistake.''
    Eric Hoffer (1902-1983), U.S. philosopher. Reflections on the Human Condition, aph. 4 (1973).
  • ''The best part of the art of living is to know how to grow old gracefully.''
    Eric Hoffer (1902-1983), U.S. philosopher. The Passionate State of Mind, aph. 235 (1955).

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