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
Living in the lap of luxury isn't bad, except that you never know when luxury is going to stand up
~ Orson Welles (May 06, 1915 - October 10, 1985)
Quotes on: Luxury
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I've cried, and you'd think I'd be better for it, but the sadness just sleeps, and it stays in my spine the rest of my life.
~ Conor Oberst
Waves: Conor Oberst, depression, Favorite People, My quotes about life
The difficulty of literature is not to write, but to write what you mean
Robert Louis Stevenson
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