Quotation by Eric Hoffer

It is a talent of the weak to persuade themselves that they suffer for something when they suffer from something; that they are showing the way when they are running away; that they see the light when they feel the heat; that they are chosen when they are shunned.
Eric Hoffer (1902–1983), U.S. philosopher. The Passionate State of Mind, aph. 49 (1955).
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