Quotation by Hannah Arendt

What will happen once the authentic mass man takes over, we do not know yet, although it may be a fair guess that he will have more in common with the meticulous, calculated correctness of Himmler than with the hysterical fanaticism of Hitler, will more resemble the stubborn dullness of Molotov than the sensual vindictive cruelty of Stalin.
Hannah Arendt (1906–1975), German-born U.S. political philosopher. The Origins of Totalitarianism, ch. 10, sct. 2 (1951).

Referring to the masses in a totalitarian society.
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