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Hannah Arendt

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Biography - Hannah Arendt:

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

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Finding the right words at the right moment is action."
Hannah Arendt



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Translation

(French, German)


FrenchQuote
Les mots justes trouvés au bon moment sont de l’action."
Hannah Arendt

GermanQuote
Finden des rechten Wortes im rechten Augenblick ist bereits Handeln."
Hannah Arendt


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One word and all is saved
One word and all is lost."

André Breton - Le revolver à cheveux blancs
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Whatever we well understand we express clearly, and words flow with ease."
Nicolas Boileau-Despréaux - L'Art poétique
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The word flies and cannot be recalled."
Quintus Horatius Flaccus - Epistles
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The meaning of a word is its use in the language."
Ludwig Wittgenstein - Philosophical Investigations
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Where words fail, music speaks."
Hans Christian Andersen
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Words make love."
André Breton
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Quotes about action:



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The present is not a potential past; it is the moment of choice and action."
Simone de Beauvoir
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I have laboured carefully, not to mock, lament, or execrate, but to understand human actions."
Baruch Spinoza - Tractatus politicus
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I have always thought the actions of men the best interpreters of their thoughts."
John Locke - An Essay Concerning Human Understanding
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Forgiveness is the key to action and freedom."
Hannah Arendt
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Think like a man of action, act like a man of thought."
Henri Bergson
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Change your life today. Don't gamble on the future, act now, without delay."
Simone de Beauvoir
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Hannah Arendt also said...



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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."
Hannah Arendt
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Forgiveness is the key to action and freedom."
Hannah Arendt
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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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What I propose, therefore, is very simple: it is nothing more than to think what we are doing."
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To be free in an age like ours, one must be in a position of authority. That in itself would be enough to make me ambitious."
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."
Hannah Arendt
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