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A conception not reducible to the small change of daily experience is like a currency not exchangeable for articles of consumption; it is not a symbol, but a fraud.
~ George Santayana | ( American philosopher and poet. ) | 1863-1952 | Theory
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A great man's greatest good luck is to die at the right time.
~ Eric Hoffer | ( American philosopher and author. ) | 1902-1983 | Greatness
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A man is morally free when, in full possession of his living humanity, he judges the world, and judges other men, with uncompromising sincerity.
~ George Santayana | ( American philosopher and poet. ) | 1863-1952 | Freedom
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A soul that is reluctant to share does not as a rule have much of its own. Miserliness is here a symptom of meagerness.
~ Eric Hoffer | ( American philosopher and author. ) | 1902-1983 | Misery
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Absolute faith corrupts as absolutely as absolute power.
~ Eric Hoffer | ( American philosopher and author. ) | 1902-1983 | Faith
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Action is at bottom a swinging and flailing of the arms to regain one's balance and keep afloat.
~ Eric Hoffer | ( American philosopher and author. ) | 1902-1983 | Action
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Advertising is the modern substitute for argument; its function is to make the worse appear the better.
~ George Santayana | ( American philosopher and poet. ) | 1863-1952 | Advertising
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All thought is naught but a footnote to Plato.
~ George Santayana | ( American philosopher and poet. ) | 1863-1952 | Thoughts
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America is a young country with an old mentality.
~ George Santayana | ( American philosopher and poet. ) | 1863-1952 | America
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Animals often strike us as passionate machines.
~ Eric Hoffer | ( American philosopher and author. ) | 1902-1983 | Animals
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Beauty as we feel it is something indescribable; what it is or what it means can never be said.
~ George Santayana | ( American philosopher and poet. ) | 1863-1952 | Beauty
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Capitalism is at its liberating best in a noncapitalist environment. The crypto-businessman is the true revolutionary in a Communist country.
~ Eric Hoffer | ( American philosopher and author. ) | 1902-1983 | Capitalism
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Chaos is a name for any order that produces confusion in our minds.
~ George Santayana | ( American philosopher and poet. ) | 1863-1952 | Chaos
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Character is the basis of happiness and happiness the sanction of character.
~ George Santayana | ( American philosopher and poet. ) | 1863-1952 | Character
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Death has but one terror, that it has no tomorrow.
~ Eric Hoffer | ( American philosopher and author. ) | 1902-1983 | Death
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Emotion is primarily about nothing and much of it remains about nothing to the end.
~ George Santayana | ( American philosopher and poet. ) | 1863-1952 | Emotions
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Facts are counterrevolutionary.
~ Eric Hoffer | ( American philosopher and author. ) | 1902-1983 | Facts
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Fear comes from uncertainty. When we are absolutely certain, whether of our worth or worthlessness, we are almost impervious to fear. Thus a feeling of utter unworthiness can be a source of courage.
~ Eric Hoffer | ( American philosopher and author. ) | 1902-1983 | Fear
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Fear of becoming a 'has-been' keeps some people from becoming anything.
~ Eric Hoffer | ( American philosopher and author. ) | 1902-1983 | Fear
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Friendship is almost always the union of a part of one mind with the part of another; people are friends in spots.
~ George Santayana | ( American philosopher and poet. ) | 1863-1952 | Friendship
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Glory is largely a theatrical concept. There is no striving for glory without a vivid awareness of an audience.
~ Eric Hoffer | ( American philosopher and author. ) | 1902-1983 | Glory
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