Eric HofferEric Hoffer, (1902-1983) American author, philosopher, awarded Presidential Medal of Freedom

Eric Hoffer Quote

“The intellectuals and the young, booted and spurred, feel themselves born to ride us.”

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~ Eric Hoffer

Ratings and Comments

J Carlton, Calgary

Indeed. A man who is at age 20 is a socialist is tolerated. The same man, still a socialist at 40 is a moron. And naturally, so called intellectuals a usually parasites who produce nothing, unless of course they produce literary or artistic works of merit. 5 stars for accuracy.

jim k, Austin

Perhaps that's why Bill Buckley said that he would rather be governed by the first 2000 names in the Boston phone book than the Harvard faculty.

E Archer, NYC

Also true for the old and wealthy...


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