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    alain finkielkraut Quotes

    Silence dies, clamor takes the power everywhere
    — Alain Finkielkraut
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    Barbarism is not the inheritance of our pre-history. It is the companion that dogs our every step.
    — Alain Finkielkraut
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    Each man is contained and constrained, on entering social life, to fit his own life in, just as he fits his words and thoughts into a language that was formed without and before him and which is impervious to his power. Entering the game, as it were, whether of belonging to a nation or of using a language, a man enters arrangements which it does not fall to him to determine, but only to learn and respect the rules.
    — Alain Finkielkraut
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