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November 28, 2014

“When hopes and dreams are loose in the streets,

it is well for the timid to lock doors, shutter windows and lie low until the wrath has passed. For there is often a monstrous incongruity between the hopes, however noble and tender, and the action which follows them. It is as if ivied maidens and garlanded youths were to herald the four horsemen of the apocalypse.” Eric Hoffer, The True Believer, 1951HappyAcres

Posted by gerardvanderleun at November 28, 2014 5:17 AM. This is an entry on the sideblog of American Digest: Check it out.

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