Eric Hoffer Quote

It is the malady of our age that the young are so busy teaching us that they have no time left to learn.

Eric Hoffer

It is the malady of our age that the young are so busy teaching us that they have no time left to learn.

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About Eric Hoffer

Eric Hoffer (July 15, 1902 – May 21, 1983) was an American moral and social philosopher. He was the author of ten books and was awarded the Presidential Medal of Freedom in February 1983. His first book, The True Believer (1951), was widely recognized as a classic, receiving critical acclaim from both scholars and laymen, although Hoffer believed that The Ordeal of Change (1963) was his finest work. The Eric Hoffer Book Award is an international literary prize established in his honor. Berkeley College awards an annual literary prize named jointly for Hoffer.