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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

Power and violence are opposites where the one rules absolutely, the other is absent. Violence appears where power is in jeopardy, but left to its own course it ends in power's disappearance.




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Quotes for: power


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Quotes about power:


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.





They succeed, because they think they can.





Knowledge is power.





Justice without power is inefficient; power without justice is tyranny.





We must develop and maintain the capacity to forgive. He who is devoid of the power to forgive is devoid of the power to love.





The fundamental concept in social science is Power, in the same sense in which Energy is the fundamental concept in physics.











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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.





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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