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passionate state of mind and other aphorisms.

Eric Hoffer

passionate state of mind and other aphorisms.

by Eric Hoffer

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Published by Harper and Row in New York .
Written in English


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Passionate Minds: The Great Enlightenment Love Affair is a book by author David n in the form of a novel, the book deals with the life and love of Voltaire and his mistress, scientist Émilie du also discusses the theories they propounded about life, theology and the nature of the story was written with the aid of historic letters of Author: David Bodanis. If a person has a calm and stable mind, this influences his or her attitude and behavior in relation to others. In other words, if someone remains in a peaceful and tranquil state of mind, external surroundings can cause them only a limited disturbance.

After Pearl Harbor, he worked as a longshoreman in San Francisco for twenty-five years. The author of more than ten books, including "The Passionate State of Mind, The Ordeal of Change", and "The Temper of Our Time, " Eric Hoffer was awarded the Presidential Medal of Freedom in Imagination is stronger than knowledge, the myth more powerful than history, and passion will always go further than experience. The final word to the book of science is that the world can be made to whatever we want, that the real world is not outside you but within, which gives us all the power to begin the world over again.

Finding Your Inner Hero: Part I 50 Great Entrepreneurial Quotes 25 Great Quotes on Passion 25 Great New Year Quotes About Travis. I am a father, volunteer and "solopreneur" on a mission to help others find their passion and make it happen. Thoughts and Aphorisms. was written around during the early part of his stay in Pondicherry. Never revised or published during his lifetime, the aphorisms were first brought out in under the three headings established by the author: Jnana (Knowledge), Karma (Works) and Bhakti (Devotion). When the original manuscript of. Thoughts and.


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The Passionate State of Mind: And Other Aphorisms Paperback – January 1, by Eric Hoffer (Author)Cited by: The Passionate State of Mind: And Other Aphorisms.

Eric Hoffer--one of America's most important thinkers and the author of The True Believer--lived for years as a Depression Era migratory worker. Self-taught, his appetite for knowledge--history, science, mankind--formed the basis of his insight to human nature/5.

The Passionate State of Mind and Other Aphorisms Hardcover – January 1, by Eric Hoffer (Author)/5(4). "The Passionate State of Mind" was written by Eric Hoffer, a one-time Longshoreman, infifty years ago, following the "True Believer" which gained much national suggestion to anyone interested would be to take "The Passionate State of Mind" to a park, a place on the the seashore, take some time, read, relax, and reflect on the Cited by: Self-taught, his appetite for knowledge--history, science, mankind--formed the basis of his insight to human nature.

The Passionate State of Mind is a collection of timeless aphorisms taken from his brilliant writings. (Restored to print by noted author Christopher Klim.) "synopsis" may belong to another edition of this title/5(). The passionate state of mind, and other aphorisms by Hoffer, Eric.

Publication date Topics Aphorisms and apothegms Digitizing sponsor Internet Archive Contributor Internet Archive Language English. Mainly concerned with the emotions, their origins, their results in action, and their ethical implications Internet Archive Books Pages:   Open Library is an open, editable library catalog, building towards a web page for every book ever published.

The passionate state of mind, and other aphorisms by Eric Hoffer,Harper edition, in English - [1st ed.]Cited by: For an achievement does not settle anything permanently. We still have to prove our worth anew each day; we have to prove that we are as good today as we were yesterday.

But when we have a valid alibi for not achieving anything we are fixed, so to speak, for life.” ― Eric Hoffer, The Passionate State of Mind: And Other Aphorisms. Eric Hoffer is one of my favorite philosophers and what you’re about to read are the quotes that caught my eye from his book, The Passionate State of Mind: And Other Aphorisms.

Passions usually have their roots in that which is blemished, crippled, incomplete and insecure within us.

Synopsis. Eric Hoffer--one of America's most important thinkers and the author of The True Believer--lived for years as a Depression Era migratory worker. Self-taught, his appetite for knowledge--history, science, mankind--formed the basis of his insight to human nature.

The Passionate State of Mind is a collection of timeless aphorisms taken /5(16). "The Passionate State of Mind" was written by Eric Hoffer, a one-time Longshoreman, infifty years ago, following the "True Believer" which gained much national recognition.

My suggestion to anyone interested would be to take "The Passionate State of Mind" to a park, a place on the the seashore, take some time, read, relax, and reflect on the /5(20).

The passionate state of mind: And other aphorisms (Perennial Library) No Customer Reviews. Select Format. A demotivating book intent on deriding passion. I bought this book based on its title, THE PASSIONATE MIND. After reading it, this will be one of the very few books I purge from my library.

The book is not about passionate minds, but about ridiculing passionate thinkers. 1/2 star for the title/5(1). The passionate state of mind, and other aphorisms by Eric Hoffer; 2 editions; First published in ; Subjects: Aphorisms and apothegms.

Self-taught, his appetite for knowledge--history, science, mankind--formed the basis of his insight to human nature. The Passionate State of Mind is a collection of timeless aphorisms taken from his brilliant writings. Price: $ COVID Resources. Reliable information about the coronavirus (COVID) is available from the World Health Organization (current situation, international travel).Numerous and frequently-updated resource results are available from this ’s WebJunction has pulled together information and resources to assist library staff as they consider how to handle.

Get this from a library. The passionate state of mind: and other aphorisms. [Eric Hoffer]. Title [DOC] The Passionate State Of Mind And Other Aphorisms Author: Subject: Download The Passionate State Of Mind And Other Aphorisms - The Passionate State of Mind inand then another study of the psychology of mass society, The Ordeal of Change, in He went on to write seven more books as well File Size: 84KB.

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Eric Hoffer--one of America's most important thinkers and the author of The True Believer--lived for years as a Depression Era migratory worker. Self. The Passionate State Of Mind, and Other Aphorisms () “There are many who find a good alibi far more attractive than an achievement.

For an achievement does not settle anything permanently. We still have to prove our worth anew each day; we have to prove that we are as good today as we were yesterday. 5 BEST COPY AVAILABLE V BETTY: Hoffer's second book.

The Passionate State Of Mind.from his s and '40s notebooks, continued to describe the true believer as one who shakes the world. A passionate mind comes from dissatisfaction with one's self.

It is usually uncreative and uses its energy only to convulse the world. The Passionate State of Mind: And Other Aphorisms Eric Hoffer. out of 5 stars Paperback. £ In Our Time Eric Hoffer.

out of 5 stars 4. Paperback. The Ordeal of Change, essays on the duality and essentiality of change in man throughout history/5(33).Philosopher and former trader Nassim Taleb is best known for his books The Black Swan and Fooled by Randomness, but his collection of aphorisms is also fantastic.

Just like Nassim’s other books, it deals with decision making, uncertainty, luck, modernity and how to live in a world we don’t understand.