Quotes by Hannah Arendt

Poetry, whose material is language, is perhaps the most human and least worldly of the arts, the one in which the end product rema ins close ...

Hannah Arendt poetry poets thinking thoughtful language

Poets ... are the only people to whom love is not only a crucial, but an indispensable experience, which entitles them to mistake it for a u ...

Hannah Arendt poetry poets

... the will always wills to do something and thus implicitly holds in contempt sheer thinking, whose whole activity depends on "d oing noth ...

Hannah Arendt action thinking thoughtful will

Our Last Will and Testament, providing for the only future of which we can be reasonably certain, namely our own death, shows that the Will' ...

Hannah Arendt death will thinking thoughtful

The discussion of the whole problem of technology ... has been strangely led astray through an all-too-exclusive concentration upo n the ser ...

Hannah Arendt technology destruction

The most radical revolutionary will become a conservative the day after the revolution. ...

Hannah Arendt revolutionaries radicals conservatives

No cause is left but the most ancient of all, the one, in fact, that from the beginning of our history has determined the very exi stence of ...

Hannah Arendt causes

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

Hannah Arendt action

Without being bound to the fulfillment of promises, we would never be able to keep our identities; we would be condemned to wander helplessl ...

Hannah Arendt integrity promices identity

Immortality is what nature possesses without effort and without anybody's assistance, and immortality is what the mortals must the refore tr ...

Hannah Arendt immortality

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