Wednesday, January 27, 2021

Chatting with Eric Hoffer..........................

A man is likely to mind his own business when it is worth minding. When it is not, he takes his mind off his own meaningless affairs by minding other people's business.

The greatest weariness comes from work not done.

In a world of change, the learners shall inherit the earth, while the learned shall find themselves perfectly suited for a world that no longer exists.

When people are free to do as they please, they usually imitate each other.

The hardest arithmetic to master is that which enables us to count our blessings.

The individual's most vital need is to prove his worth, and this usually means an insatiable hunger for action. For it is only the few who can acquire a sense of worth by developing and employing their capacities and talents. The majority prove their worth by keeping busy.

Scratch an intellectual, and you find a would-be aristocrat who loathes the sight, the sound and the smell of common folk.

The search for happiness is one of the chief sources of unhappiness.

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

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