Eric Hoffer

Eric Hoffer

American moral and social philosopher, writer
Free men are aware of the imperfection inherent in human affairs, and they are willing to fight and die for that which is not perfect. They know that basic human problems can have no final solutions, that our freedom, justice, equality, etc. are far from absolute, and that the good life is compounded of half measures, compromises, lesser evils, and gropings toward the perfect. The rejection of approximations and the insistence on absolutes are the manifestation of a nihilism that loathes freedom, tolerance, and equity.More Eric Hoffer quotes [03/29/2018 05:03:36]
It is startling to realize how much unbelief is necessary to make belief possible.More Eric Hoffer quotes [03/29/2018 05:03:36]
What greater reassurance can the weak have than that they are like anyone else?More Eric Hoffer quotes [01/01/2000 12:01:00]
Sometimes we feel the loss of a prejudice as a loss of vigor.More Eric Hoffer quotes [03/29/2018 05:03:36]
However different the holy causes people die for, they perhaps die basically for the same thing.More Eric Hoffer quotes [03/29/2018 05:03:36]

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