Our sense of power is more vivid when we break a man's spirit than when we win his heart.
Quote by Eric Hoffer
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It is a sign of creeping inner death when we can no longer praise the living.
There is no loneliness greater than the loneliness of a failure. The failure is a stranger in his own house.
Man was nature's mistake she neglected to finish him and she has never ceased paying for her mistake.
It is easier to love humanity as a whole than to love one's neighbor.
It is often the failure who is the pioneer in new lands, new undertakings, and new forms of expression.
Charlatanism of some degree is indispensable to effective leadership.
Creativity is the ability to introduce order into the randomness of nature.
The search for happiness is one of the chief sources of unhappiness.
Take away hatred from some people, and you have men without faith.
The savior who wants to turn men into angels is as much a hater of human nature as the totalitarian despot who wants to turn them into puppets.
It's amazing how people will give when you don't ask. Many of them send money because they believe in the message.
I think Gingrich has embarrassed the party over time. Whether he'll do it again in the future, I don't know. But Gov. Romney never has.
My work has also motivated me to put a lot of time into seeking out good food and to spend more money on it.
When women earn the money for the family, everyone in the family benefits. We also know that when women have an income, everyone wins because women dedicate 90% of the income to health, education, to food security, to the children, to the family, or to the community, so when women have an income, everybody wins.
War is like love it always finds a way.
As men are not able to fight against death, misery, ignorance, they have taken it into their heads, in order to be happy, not to think of them at all.
The '80s made up for all the abuse I took during the '70s. I outlived all my critics. By the time I retired, everybody saw me as a venerable institution. Things do change.
Happy is he who still loves something he loved in the nursery He has not been broken in two by time he is not two men, but one, and he has saved not only his soul, but his life.
Let us learn to appreciate there will be times when the trees will be bare, and look forward to the time when we may pick the fruit.
Death and love are the two wings that bear the good man to heaven.