Politics Language Quotes

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George Orwell
“Political language is designed to make lies sound truthful and murder respectable, and to give an appearance of solidity to pure wind. ”
George Orwell

Hannah Arendt
“One of the greatest advantages of the totalitarian elites of the twenties and thirties was to turn any statement of fact into a question of motive.”
Hannah Arendt, The Origins of Totalitarianism

Bangambiki Habyarimana
“Politics is the art of promising heaven and delivering purgatory, and claiming hero status for saving your country from hell.”
Bangambiki Habyarimana, The Great Pearl of Wisdom