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Hannah Arendt
(1906-1975) born on
Oct 14
German-US political scientist. She is best known for her critical writing on Jewish affairs and her study of totalitarianism.
         
   
F
Wherever the relevance of speech is at stake, matters become political by definition, for speech is what makes man a political being.

R
The sad truth is that most evil is done by people who never make up their minds to be either good or evil.
A
The point, as Marx saw it, is that dreams never come true.
N
Man cannot be free if he does not know that he is subject to necessity, because his freedom is always won in his never wholly successful attempts to liberate himself from necessity.
K
War has . . . become a luxury which only the small nations can afford.
 
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Published Sources for the above Quotations:
F: The Human Condition, Prologue (1958).
R: In "Webster's Electronic Quotebase," ed. Keith Mohler, 1994.
A: Crises of the Republic, "On Violence," sct. 1, (1970), referring to the student rebellions in the 1960s.
N: The Human Condition, pt. 3, ch. 16 (1958).
K: In "An Uncommon Scold," by Abby Adams, 1989.
   


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