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Biography - Hannah Arendt:

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

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.




Translation

Translation

(French, German)



French
Les meilleurs de tous seront ceux qui savent seulement une chose : que, quoi qu'il se passe, tant que nous vivrons, nous aurons à vivre avec nous-mêmes.

German
Am allerbesten werden jene sein, die wenigstens eins genau wissen: daß wir, solange wir leben, dazu verdammt sind, mit uns selber zusammenzuleben, was auch immer geschehen mag.




See also 

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Quotes for: to live


Quotes

Quotes for: to live


True knowledge lies in knowing how to live.





A person who thinks all the time has nothing to think about except thoughts. So he loses touch with reality, and lives in a world of illusion.





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





My trade and art is to live.





You can't live at all, unless you can live fully now.





"Just living is not enough," said the butterfly, "one must have sunshine, freedom and a little flower."











Quotes

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.





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.





If everybody always lies to you, the consequence is not that you believe the lies, but rather that nobody believes anything any longer... And a people that no longer can believe anything cannot make up its mind. It is deprived not only of its capacity to act but also of its capacity to think and to judge. And with such a people you can then do what you please.












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