Quotation by Eric Hoffer

In a time of drastic change it is the learners who inherit the future. The learned usually find themselves equipped to live in a world that no longer exists.
Eric Hoffer (1902–1983), U.S. philosopher. Reflections on the Human Condition, aph. 32 (1932, repr. 1973).

This passage was used as the epigraph in A.E. Hotchner, Papa Hemingway (1955).
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