Quotes by Hannah Arendt

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Promises are the uniquely human way of ordering the future, making it predictable and reliable to the extent that this is humanly possible.
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Storytelling reveals meaning without committing the error of defining it.
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Action without a name, a 'who' attached to it, is meaningless.
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The hypocrite's crime is that he bears false witness against himself. What makes it so plausible to assume that hypocrisy is the vice of vices is that integrity can indeed exist under the cover of all other vices except this one. Only crime and the criminal, it is true, confront us with the perplexity of radical evil; but only the hypocrite is really rotten to the core.
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The point, as Marx saw it, is that dreams never come true.
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