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There is probably an element of malice in the readiness to overestimate people; we are laying up for ourselves the pleasure of later cutting them down to size.

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Source Notes: Source: ERIC HOFFER, Thoughts of Eric Hoffer, Including Absolute Faith Corrupts Absolutely, The New York Times Magazine, April 25, 1971, pp. 60, 62.

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Eric Hoffer (July 25, 1902 May 21, 1983) was an American social writer. He produced ten books and won the Presidential Medal of Freedom in February 1983 from Ronald Reagan. His first book, The True Believer, published in 1951, was widely recognized as a classic. This book, which he considered his best, established his reputation, and he remained a successful writer for most of his remaining years.

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