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Quotes by Eric Hoffer

You can discover what your enemy fears most by observing the means he uses to frighten you.
– Eric Hoffer

Kindness can become its own motive. We are made kind by being kind.
– Eric Hoffer

When people are bored, it is primarily with their own selves that they are bored.
– Eric Hoffer

Rudeness is the weak man’s imitation of strength.
– Eric Hoffer

Disappointment is a sort of bankruptcy – the bankruptcy of a soul that expends too much in hope and expectation.
– Eric Hoffer

Absolute faith corrupts as absolutely as absolute power.
– Eric Hoffer

We lie the loudest when we lie to ourselves.
– Eric Hoffer

There is no doubt that in exchanging a self-centered for a selfless life we gain enormously in self-esteem. The vanity of the selfless, even those who practice utmost humility, is boundless.
– Eric Hoffer

The nature of society is largely determined by the direction in which talent and ambition flow-by the tilt of the social landscape.
– Eric Hoffer

Hatred is the most accessible and comprehensive of all the unifying agents. Mass movements can rise and spread without belief in a god, but never without a belief in a devil.
– Eric Hoffer

We can be absolutely certain only about things we do not understand.
– Eric Hoffer

It is thus with most of us; we are what other people say we are. We know ourselves chiefly by hearsay.
– Eric Hoffer

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

The greatest weariness comes from work not done.
– Eric Hoffer

Far more crucial than what we know or do not know is what we do not want to know.
– Eric Hoffer

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