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When power leads man toward arrogance, poetry reminds him of his limitations. When power narrows the area of man's concern, poetry reminds him of the richness and diversity of his existence. When power corrupts, poetry cleanses.

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John Fitzgerald Kennedy

35th President of the United States; established the Peace Corps; assassinated in Dallas (1917-1963)

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    Wenn Macht den Menschen zur Arroganz führt, erinnert ihn die Poesie an seine Grenzen. Wenn die Macht den Bereich des menschlichen Interesses einschränkt, erinnert ihn die Poesie an den Reichtum und die Vielfalt seiner Existenz. Wenn die Macht korrumpiert, reinigt die Poesie.

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