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Biography - Hannah Arendt:

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

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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Quotes about the future:


Never let the future disturb you. You will meet it, if you have to, with the same weapons of reason which today arm you against the present.
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Enjoy present pleasures in such a way as not to injure future ones.
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As for the future, your task is not to foresee it, but to enable it.
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Man is the future of man.
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The distinction between the past, present and future is only a stubbornly persistent illusion.
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The secret of health for both mind and body is not to mourn for the past, not to worry about the future, or not to anticipate troubles, but to live in the present moment wisely and earnestly.
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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.
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Forgiveness is the key to action and freedom.
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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.
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Finding the right words at the right moment is action.
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Unthinking people are like sleepwalkers.
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What I propose, therefore, is very simple: it is nothing more than to think what we are doing.
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