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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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Forgiveness is the key to action and freedom.
Hannah Arendt




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Translation

(French, German)


French
Le pardon est la clé de l'action et de la liberté.”
Hannah Arendt

German
Vergebung ist der Schlüssel zum Handeln und zur Freiheit.”
Hannah Arendt




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Quotes about freedom:


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People demand freedom of speech as a compensation for the freedom of thought which they seldom use.”
Soren Kierkegaard
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"Just living is not enough," said the butterfly, "one must have sunshine, freedom and a little flower."”
Hans Christian Andersen
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There is no easy walk to freedom anywhere.”
Nelson Mandela
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This is the highest wisdom that I own; freedom and life are earned by those alone who conquer them each day anew.”
Johann Wolfgang von Goethe - Faust: A Tragedy
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Liberty means responsibility. That is why most men dread it.”
George Bernard Shaw
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Art is the daughter of freedom.”
Friedrich Schiller
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Quotes about forgiveness:


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Love truth, but pardon error.”
Voltaire
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What is tolerance? It is the endowment of humanity. We are all steeped in weakness and error; let us forgive each other our stupidities, that is the first law of nature.”
Voltaire - Philosophical Dictionary
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The weak can never forgive. Forgiveness is the attribute of the strong.”
Mahatma Gandhi
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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.”
Martin Luther King Jr.
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I also am other than what I imagine myself to be. To know this is forgiveness.”
Simone Weil
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Children begin by loving their parents after a time they judge them rarely, if ever, do they forgive them.”
Oscar Wilde - The Picture of Dorian Gray
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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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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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My spirit yearns for action, my breath for freedom.”
Friedrich Schiller
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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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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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