Hannah arendt Quotes

"The most radical revolutionary w...

"The most radical revolutionary will become a conservative the day after the revolution." β€” Hannah Arendt
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"To expect truth to come from thinking signifies that we mistake the ne...

"To expect truth to come from thinking signifies that we mistake the need to think with the urge to know." - Science and common sense; Kant's distinction between intellect and reason; truth and meaning. by Hannah Arendt.
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β€œBefore mass leaders seize the power to fit reality to their lies, their propaganda is m...

β€œBefore mass leaders seize the power to fit reality to their lies, their propaganda is marked by its extreme contempt for facts as such, for in their opinion fact depends entirely on the power of man who can fabricate it.” ― Hannah Arendt, The Origins of Totalitarianism
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"Every generation of western civil...

"Every generation of western civilization is invaded by barbarians - we call them 'children'" - Hannah Arendt
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"Before mass leaders seize the power to fit reality to their lies, their propaganda is m...

"Before mass leaders seize the power to fit reality to their lies, their propaganda is marked by its extreme contempt for facts as such, for in their opinion fact depends entirely on the power of man who can fabricate it." - Hannah Arendt, The Origins of Totalitarianism
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"The ideal subject of totalitarian rule is not the convinced Nazi ...

"The ideal subject of totalitarian rule is not the convinced Nazi or the dedicated communist, but people for whom the distinction between fact and fiction, true and false, no longer exists." - Hannah Arendt
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"The most radical revolutionary w...

"The most radical revolutionary will become a conservative the day after the revolution." β€” Hannah Arendt
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β€œOne of the greatest advantages of the totalitarian e...

β€œOne of the greatest advantages of the totalitarian elites of the twenties and thirties was to turn any statement of fact into a question of motive.” ― Hannah Arendt
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"The sad truth is that most evil is ...

"The sad truth is that most evil is done by people who never make up their minds to be good or evil." -Hannah Arendt
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The sad truth is that most evil is d...

The sad truth is that most evil is done by people who never make up their minds to be good or evil. -- Hannah Arendt
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The ideal subject of totalitarian rule is not the convinced Nazi o...

The ideal subject of totalitarian rule is not the convinced Nazi or the dedicated communist, but people for whom the distinction between fact and fiction, true and false, no longer exists. -- Hannah Arendt
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β€œPower and violence are opposites; where the one rules absolutely, the o...

β€œPower and violence are opposites; where the one rules absolutely, the other is absent. Violence appears where power is in jeopardy, but left to its own course it ends in power's disappearance.” - Hannah Arendt (1906-1975)
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"Society has discovered discrimination as...

"Society has discovered discrimination as the great social weapon by which one may kill men without any bloodshed,” -Hannah Arendt
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"...they do not trust their eyes and ears, but only their ima...

"...they do not trust their eyes and ears, but only their imaginations. What convinces masses are not facts, not even invented facts, but only the consistency of the illusion" - Hannah Arendt
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"The sad truth is that most evil is d...

"The sad truth is that most evil is done by people who never make up their minds to be good or evil." - Hannah Arendt
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"The sad truth of the matter is that most...

"The sad truth of the matter is that most evil is done by people who never made up their minds to be good or evil." -Hannah Arendt
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β€œIn order to go on living one mu...

β€œIn order to go on living one must try to escape the death involved in perfectionism.” - Hannah Arendt
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"The sad truth is that most evil is ...

"The sad truth is that most evil is done by people who never make up their minds to be good or evil." -Hannah Arendt
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β€œDedicate yourself to the good you deserve and desi...

β€œDedicate yourself to the good you deserve and desire for yourself. Give yourself peace of mind. You deserve to be happy. You deserve delight.” - Hannah Arendt
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The death of human empathy is one of the ...

The death of human empathy is one of the earliest and most telling signs of a culture about to fall into barbarism. - Hannah Arendt
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"Power and violence are opposite...

"Power and violence are opposites; where the one rules absolutely, the other is absent.” - Hannah Arendt
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"Where all are guilty, no one is; confessions of collective guilt are t...

"Where all are guilty, no one is; confessions of collective guilt are the best possible safeguard against the discovery of culprits, and the very magnitude of the crime the best excuse for doing nothing." -Hannah Arendt
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