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Wise living consists perhaps less in acquiring good habits than in acquiring as few habits as possible. (Quote by - Eric Hoffer)

That hatred springs more from self-contempt than from a legitimate grievance is seen in the intimate connection between hatred and a guilty conscience. (Quote by - Eric Hoffer)

To stay young requires unceasing cultivation of the ability to unlearn old falsehoods. (Quote by - Robert Heinlein)

Reason is the main resource of man in his struggle for survival. (Quote by - Ludwig Von Mises)

A man's friendships are one of the best measures of his worth. (Quote by - Charles Darwin)

Veracity is the heart of morality. (Quote by - Thomas Henry Huxley)

Nature attains perfection, but man never does. There is a perfect ant, a perfect bee, but man is perpetually unfinished. He is both an unfinished animal and an unfinished man. It is this incurable unfinishedness which sets man apart from other living things. For, in the attempt to finish himself, man becomes a creator. Moreover, the incurable unfinishedness keeps man perpetually immature, perpetually capable of learning and growing. (Quote by - Eric Hoffer)

There are many who find the burdens, the anxiety, and the isolation of an individual existence unbearable. This is particularly true when the opportunities for self-advancement are relatively meager, and one's individual interests and prospects do not seem worth living for. Such persons sooner or later turn their backs on an individual existence and strive to acquire a sense of worth and a purpose by an identification with a holy cause, a leader, or a movement. The faith and pride they derive from such an identification serve them as substitutes for the unattainable self-confidence and self-respect. (Quote by - Eric Hoffer)

He that seeketh to be eminent amongst able men hath a great task; but that is ever good for the public. But he that plots to be the only figure amongst ciphers is the decay of a whole age. (Quote by - Francis Bacon)

We should listen first and foremost to our own experience We should stop looking for saviors.Society has not existed for thousands of years because it had a succession of saviors. It's existed because it has institutions and processes through which people can realize their own goals. (Quote by - Thomas Sowell)

To know a person's religion we need not listen to his profession of faith but must find his brand of intolerance. (Quote by - Eric Hoffer)

Initially I wanted to be Muhammad Ali. But then I got into a fight and I got my butt kicked, so I figured I could choose something else. (Quote by - Babyface)

Men of noble birth are noted to be envious towards new men when they rise. For the distance is altered, and it is like a deceit of the eye, that when others come on they think themselves go back. (Quote by - Francis Bacon)

If we were to ask the brain how it would like to be treated, whether shaken at a random, irregular rate, or in a rhythmic, harmonious fashion, we can be sure that the brain, or for that matter the whole body, would prefer the latter. (Quote by - Itzhak Bentov)

Instinct is untaught ability. (Quote by - Alexander Bain)

Brain-washing starts in the cradle. (Quote by - Arthur Koestler)

There is only one step from fanaticism to barbarism. (Quote by - Denis Diderot)

We all have private ails. The troublemakers are they who need public cures for their private ails. (Quote by - Eric Hoffer)

Instinct is action taken in pursuance of a purpose, but without conscious perception of what the purpose is. (Quote by - Van Hartmann)

Any man who inflicts the human race with ideas must be prepared to see them misunderstood. (Quote by - H.l. Mencken)

You affect your subconscious mind by verbal repetition. (Quote by - W. Clement Stone)

What information consumes is rather obvious: It consumes the attention of its recipients. Hence a wealth of information creates a poverty of attention. (Quote by - Herbert Simon)

Psychoanalysis is the mental illness it purports to cure. (Quote by - Karl Krauss)

It seems, in fact, as though the second half of a man's life is made up of nothing, but the habits he has accumulated during the first half. (Quote by - Fyodor Dostoevski)

Irony is the hygiene of the mind. (Quote by - Elizabeth Bibesco)

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