Forgiveness is the key to action and freedom.
~ Hannah Arendt
Quotes on: Action, Forgiveness, Freedom
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The trouble with lying and deceiving is that their efficiency depends entirely upon a clear notion of the truth that the liar and deceiver wishes to hide. In this sense, truth, even if it does not prevail in public, possesses an ineradicable primacy over all falsehoods.
Waves: Hannah Arendt, liars, truth
No cause is left but the most ancient of all, the one, in fact, that from the beginning of our history has determined the very existence of politics, the cause of freedom versus tyranny.
Waves: Hannah Arendt, Politics
It was as though in those last minutes he (Eichmann) was summing up the lessons that this long course in human wickedness had taught us the lesson of the fearsome, word-and-thought-defying banality of evil
Waves: Hannah Arendt, Quote Book
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.
Waves: Hannah Arendt
No man is beaten until his hope is annihilated, his confidence gone. As long as a man faces life hopefully, confidently, triumphantly, he is not a failure; he is not beaten until he turns his back on life.
~ Orison Swett Marden
Quotes on: Hope
Waves: inspiration, life, misc, Miscellaneous, My quotes about life
That was a tough loss, but it taught us a lot.
~ Jim Harte
I was about half in love with her by the time we sat down. That's the thing about girls. Every time they do something pretty... you fall half in love with them, and then you never know where the hell you are.
J. D. Salinger
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