Hannah Arendt

1906 - 1975

A Quote by Hannah Arendt on life

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We have almost succeeded in leveling all human activities to the common denominator of securing the necessities of life and providing for their abundance.

Hannah Arendt (1906 - 1975)

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A Quote by Hannah Arendt on excellence, laws, mathematics, nature, science, and universe

Mathematics, the non-empirical science par excellence . . . the science of sciences, delivering the key to those laws of nature and the universe which are concealed by appearances.

Hannah Arendt (1906 - 1975)

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A Quote by Hannah Arendt on future and promises

Promises are the uniquely human way of ordering the future, making it predictable and reliable to the extent that this is humanly possible.

Hannah Arendt (1906 - 1975)

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A Quote by Hannah Arendt on danger and thinking

There are no dangerous thoughts; thinking itself is dangerous.

Hannah Arendt (1906 - 1975)

Source: The New Yorker, 1977

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A Quote by Hannah Arendt on tyranny

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Under conditions of tyranny it is far easer to act than to think.

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A Quote by Hannah Arendt on luxury, nations, and war

War has become a luxury that only small nations can afford.

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A Quote by Hannah Arendt on fame and originality

The ceaseless, senseless demand for original scholarship in a number of fields, where only erudition is now possible, has led either to sheer irrelevancy, the famous knowing of more and more about less and less. . . .

Hannah Arendt (1906 - 1975)

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A Quote by Hannah Arendt on errors and meaning

Storytelling reveals meaning without committing the error of defining it.

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A Quote by Hannah Arendt on action

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Action without a name, a "who" attached to it, is meaningless.

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A Quote by Hannah Arendt on emotion, fear, and survival

Fear is an emotion indispensable for survival.

Hannah Arendt (1906 - 1975)

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