Best Quotes by Eric Hoffer (Top 10)

  1. Disappointment is a sort of bankruptcy - the bankruptcy of a soul that expends too much in hope and expectation.
  2. Rudeness is a weak imitation of strength.
  3. In times of change learners inherit the earth; while the learned find themselves beautifully equipped to deal with a world that no longer exists.
  4. We lie the loudest when we lie to ourselves.
  5. When people are free to do as they please, they usually imitate each other.
  6. The hardest arithmetic to master is that which enables us to count our blessings.
  7. People who bite the hand that feeds them usually lick the boot that kicks them.
  8. 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.
  9. 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.
  10. Absolute faith corrupts as absolutely as absolute power.

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