Forgiveness is the key to action and freedom.
~ Hannah Arendt
Quotes on: Action, Forgiveness, Freedom
Waves: Action, Actions, forgiveness, Freedom, Random
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
Sometimes this is how streaks the other way start.
~ Pat Simmons
The emotional response is natural. However, people have to let the intellectual side win, because the only way they will ever have enough money to retire is if they have equity-like returns.
~ Charles Hamowy
The soldier, above all other people, prays for peace, for he must suffer and bear the deepest wounds and scars of war.
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