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Quotation by 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.
Hannah Arendt (1906–1975), German-born U.S. political philosopher. "Civil Disobedience," Crises of the Republic (1972).
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