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The aim of totalitarian education has never been to instill convictions but to destroy the capacity to form any.

The aim of totalitarian education has never been to instill convictions but to destroy the capacity to form any.

by Hannah Arendt Found in: Education Quotes,
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The point, as Marx saw it, is that dreams never come true.

The point, as Marx saw it, is that dreams never come true.

by Hannah Arendt Found in: Dreams Quotes,
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It is my contention that civil disobediences are nothing but the latest form of voluntary association, and that they are read more

It is my contention that civil disobediences are nothing but the latest form of voluntary association, and that they are thus quite in tune with the oldest traditions of the country.

by Hannah Arendt Found in: Miscellaneous Quotes,
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To be sure, nothing is more important to the integrity of the universities than a rigorously enforced divorce from war-oriented read more

To be sure, nothing is more important to the integrity of the universities than a rigorously enforced divorce from war-oriented research and all connected enterprises.

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Opinions are formed in a process of open discussion and public debate, and where no opportunity for the forming of read more

Opinions are formed in a process of open discussion and public debate, and where no opportunity for the forming of opinions exists, there may be moods /moods of the masses and moods of individuals, the latter no less fickle and unreliable than the former /but no opinion.

by Hannah Arendt Found in: Miscellaneous Quotes,
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Forgiveness is the key to action and freedom.

Forgiveness is the key to action and freedom.

by Hannah Arendt Found in: Christianity Quotes,
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The ceaseless, senseless demand for original scholarship in a number of fields, where only erudition is now possible, has led read more

The ceaseless, senseless demand for original scholarship in a number of fields, where only erudition is now possible, has led either to sheer irrelevancy, the famous knowing of more and more about less and less, or to the development of a pseudo-scholarship which actually destroys its object.

by Hannah Arendt Found in: Miscellaneous Quotes,
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In order to go on living one must try to escape the death involved in perfectionism.

In order to go on living one must try to escape the death involved in perfectionism.

by Hannah Arendt Found in: Miscellaneous Quotes,
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The Third World is not a reality but an ideology.

The Third World is not a reality but an ideology.

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Under conditions of tyranny, it is far easier to act than to think.

Under conditions of tyranny, it is far easier to act than to think.

by Hannah Arendt Found in: Tyranny Quotes,
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