"Johanna" ""Hannah"" "Arendt" was a Germany/German-born political theory/political theorist. Though often described as a philosopher, she rejected that label on the grounds that philosophy is concerned with "man in the singular" and instead described herself as a political theorist because her work centers on the fact that "men, not Man, live on the earth and inhabit the world."Arendt, Hannah. The Human Condition. 2nd ed. Chicago: University of Chicago, 1998. As an assimilated Jews/Jew, she escaped Europe during the Holocaust and became an United States/American citizen. Her works deal with the nature of power (sociology)/power, and the subjects of politics, direct democracy, authority, and totalitarianism. The Hannah Arendt Prize is named in her honor.If you enjoy these quotes, be sure to check out other famous historians! More Hannah Arendt on Wikipedia.