Eric Hoffer

Eric Hoffer

Born: January 01, 1970

Nationality: American

Occupation: Writer, author, longshoreman

Biography: Eric Hoffer was an American social writer. He was the author of ten books and was awarded the Presidential Medal of Freedom in February 1983. His first book, The True Believer, published in 1951, was widely recognized as a classic, receiving critical acclaim from both scholars and laymen, although Hoffer believed that his book The Ordeal of Change was his finest work.

Source/Notes: The passionate state of mind, and other aphorisms (1997 edition)
Source/Notes: "The Passionate State of Mind: And Other Aphorisms by Eric Hoffer", Buccaneer Books, Incorporated, 1998, p. 144 - ISBN: 9781568490328

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