Action without a name, a who attached to it, is meaningless.
Category Archive: Hannah Arendt
Promises are the uniquely human way of ordering the future, making it predictable and reliable to the extent that this is humanly possible.
Nothing we use or hear or touch can be expressed in words that equal what is given by the senses.
Few girls are as well shaped as a good horse.
The Third World is not a reality but an ideology.
Storytelling reveals meaning without committing the error of defining it.
War has become a luxury that only small nations can afford.
We have almost succeeded in leveling all human activities to the common denominator of securing the necessities of life and providing for their abundance.
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.
The more dubious and uncertain an instrument violence has become in international relations, the more it has gained in reputation and appeal in domestic affairs, specifically in the matter of revolution.