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Biography - Hannah Arendt:

German-born American political theorist.
Born: 1906 - Died: 1975
Period:
20th century
Place of birth: Germany
Germany

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 universal one.




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Quotes for: love


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Quotes about love:


Where love rules, there is no will to power and where power predominates, there love is lacking. The one is the shadow of the other.





To live means to love, but above all, to love life.





Love, love, all the rest is nothing.





Intelligence has value only in the service of love.





There is always some madness in love. But there is also always some reason in madness.





Love, and do what you will.











Quotes for: Poet


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Quotes for: Poet


... but we want to be the poets of our life—first of all in the smallest, most everyday matters.





To the poet, to the philosopher, to the saint, all things are friendly and sacred, all events profitable, all days holy, all men divine.





Always be a poet, even in prose.





Take a commonplace, clean it and polish it, light it so that it produces the same effect of youth and freshness and originality and spontaneity as it did originally, and you have done a poet’s job. The rest is literature.





The worst tragedy for a poet is to be admired through being misunderstood.





Poets don’t draw. They unravel their handwriting and then tie it up again, but differently.











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Hannah Arendt also said...


Action, with all its uncertainties, is like an ever-present reminder that men, though they must die, are not born in order to die, but to begin something new.





Forgiveness is the key to action and freedom.





The best of all will be those who know only one thing for certain: that whatever else happens, as long as we live we shall have to live together with ourselves.





Finding the right words at the right moment is action.





Unthinking people are like sleepwalkers.





What I propose, therefore, is very simple: it is nothing more than to think what we are doing.












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