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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

Quote

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




Translation  

Translation

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French
L’action, avec toutes ses incertitudes, est un rappel permanent que les hommes ne sont pas nés afin de mourir, mais afin de commencer quelque chose de neuf.”
Hannah Arendt




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Quotes for: to die:


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We should laugh before being happy, for fear of dying without having laughed.”
Jean de La Bruyere
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I would never die for my beliefs, because I might be wrong.”
Bertrand Russell
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While I thought that I was learning how to live, I have been learning how to die.”
Leonardo da Vinci
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To achieve great things, we must live as though we were never going to die.”
Luc de Clapiers, marquis de Vauvenargues - Reflexions and Maxims
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The thought of death betrays us, for it makes us forget to live.”
Luc de Clapiers, marquis de Vauvenargues - Reflexions and Maxims
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Philosophize is to learn how to die.”
Michel de Montaigne - Essays
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Quotes about action:


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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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The present is not a potential past; it is the moment of choice and action.”
Simone de Beauvoir
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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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To act freely is to retake possession of oneself; it is to place oneself back in pure duration.”
Henri Bergson - Time and Free Will: An Essay on the Immediate Data of Consciousness
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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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The meaning of politics is freedom.”
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The most radical revolutionary will become a conservative the day after the revolution.”
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