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Quotation by Eric Hoffer
Man staggers through life yapped at by his reason, pulled and shoved by his appetites, whispered to by fears, beckoned by hopes. Small wonder that what he craves most is self-forgetting.
Eric Hoffer (1902–1983), U.S. philosopher. The Passionate State of Mind, aphorism 219 (1955).
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