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A great man's greatest good luck is to die at the right time.
Greatness
Eric Hoffer

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A grievance is most poignant when almost redressed.
Negotiation
Eric Hoffer

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A heresy can spring only from a system that is in full vigor.
Heresy
Eric Hoffer

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A man by himself is in bad company.
Solitude
Eric Hoffer

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

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Action is at bottom a swinging and flailing of the arms to regain one's balance and keep afloat.
Action
Eric Hoffer

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Animals often strike us as passionate machines.
Animals
Eric Hoffer

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Death has but one terror, that it has no tomorrow.
Death and Dying
Eric Hoffer

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Dissipation is a form of self-sacrifice.
Dissipation
Eric Hoffer

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Every new adjustment is a crisis in self-esteem.
self-esteem
Eric Hoffer

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Facts are counterrevolutionary.
Facts
Eric Hoffer

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Fear of becoming a has been keeps some people from becoming anything.
Fear
Eric Hoffer

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How much easier is self-sacrifice than self-realization!
Uncategorised
Eric Hoffer

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It is a sign of a creeping inner death when we no longer can praise the living.
Death and Dying
Eric Hoffer

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

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It is cheering to see that the rats are still aroundthe ship is not sinking.
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It is easier to love humanity as a whole than to love one's neighbor.
Neighbors
Eric Hoffer

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It is loneliness that makes the loudest noise. This is as true of men as of dogs.
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It sometimes seems that intense desire creates not only its own opportunities, but its own talents.
Opportunity
Eric Hoffer

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

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It would be difficult to exaggerate the degree to which we are influenced by those we influence.
Influence
Eric Hoffer

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

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Man is the only creature that strives to surpass himself, and yearns for the impossible.
Ambition
Eric Hoffer

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

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Nationalist pride, like other variants of pride, can be a substitute for self-respect.
Nationalities and Nationalism
Eric Hoffer

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Research is what I'm doing when I don't know what I'm doing.
[ Research ] Wernher Von Braun