Jean-Paul Sartre Quotes

73 Jean-Paul Sartre quotes:

"God is absence. God is the solitude of man."
"Evil is the product of the ability of humans to make abstract that which is concrete."
"Like all dreamers, I mistook disenchantment for truth."
"Everything has been figured out, except how to live."
"The poor don't know that their function in life is to exercise our generosity."
"A lost battle is a battle one thinks one has lost."
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"Existence precedes and rules essence."
"What is meant here by saying that existence precedes essence? It means that first of all, man exists, turns up, appears on the scene, and, only afterwards, defines himself. ... Not only is man what he conceives himself to be, but he is also only what he wills himself to be after this thrust toward existence.Man is nothing else but what he makes of himself."
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"The poor don't know that their function in life is to exercise our generosity"
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"Life has no meaning the moment you lose the illusion of being eternal."
"If I became a philosopher, if I have so keenly sought this fame for which I'm still waiting, it's all been to seduce women basically"
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"I confused things with their names: that is belief."
"If you are lonely when you're alone, you are in bad company"
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"It is only in our decisions that we are important."
"I am condemned to freedom. I am not free because I can make choices, but because I must make them, all the time, even when I think I have no choice to make."
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"Man is fully responsible for his nature and his choices"
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"Man is a useless passion."
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"Freedom is what you do with what's been done to you."
"It disturbs me no more to find men base, unjust, or selfish than to see apes mischievous, wolves savage, or the vulture ravenous."
"The existentialist says at once that man is anguish."

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