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Brief about Eric Hoffer: By info that we know Eric Hoffer was born at 1902-07-25. And also Eric Hoffer is American Writer.

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Every new adjustment is a crisis in self-esteem.

Tags: Adjustment, Crisis

Our frustration is greater when we have much and want more than when we have nothing and want some. We are less dissatisfied when we lack many things than when we seem to lack but one thing.

Tags: Greater, Less, Seem

There is no loneliness greater than the loneliness of a failure. The failure is a stranger in his own house.

Tags: Failure, House, Loneliness

Call not that man wretched, who whatever ills he suffers, has a child to love.

Tags: Child, Love, Whatever

Compassion is the antitoxin of the soul: where there is compassion even the most poisonous impulses remain relatively harmless.

Tags: Compassion, Remain, Soul

It is the awareness of unfulfilled desires which gives a nation the feeling that it has a mission and a destiny.

Tags: Destiny, Feeling, Nation

Passionate hatred can give meaning and purpose to an empty life.

Tags: Give, Hatred, Life

The game of history is usually played by the best and the worst over the heads of the majority in the middle.

Tags: Best, Game, History

We used to think that revolutions are the cause of change. Actually it is the other way around: change prepares the ground for revolution.

Tags: Change, Revolution, Used

Compassion alone stands apart from the continuous traffic between good and evil proceeding within us.

Tags: Alone, Evil, Good

Many of the insights of the saint stem from their experience as sinners.

Tags: Experience, Sinners, Stem

Propaganda does not deceive people; it merely helps them to deceive themselves.

Tags: Deceive, Propaganda, Themselves

It still holds true that man is most uniquely human when he turns obstacles into opportunities.

Tags: Human, Obstacles, True

Our sense of power is more vivid when we break a man's spirit than when we win his heart.

Tags: Heart, Power, Win

To become different from what we are, we must have some awareness of what we are.

Tags: Awareness, Become

A dissenting minority feels free only when it can impose its will on the majority: what it abominates most is the dissent of the majority.

Tags: Feels, Free, Majority

The real Antichrist is he who turns the wine of an original idea into the water of mediocrity.

Tags: Idea, Real, Wine

A man by himself is in bad company.

Tags: Bad, Company, Himself

It is by its promise of a sense of power that evil often attracts the weak.

Tags: Evil, Power, Sense

It is the malady of our age that the young are so busy teaching us that they have no time left to learn.

Tags: Age, Teacher, Time