Jean-Paul Sartre Quotes

73 Jean-Paul Sartre quotes:

"The poor don't know that their function in life is to exercise our generosity."
"Existence precedes and rules essence."
"Man is a useless passion."
Author: Sartre Quotes Category: Humankind Quotes
"It disturbs me no more to find men base, unjust, or selfish than to see apes mischievous, wolves savage, or the vulture ravenous."
"I hate victims who respect their executioners."
"Generosity is nothing else than a craze to possess. All which I abandon, all which I give, I enjoy in a higher manner through the fact that I give it away. To give is to enjoy possessively the object which one gives."
"Life begins on the other side of despair."
"There are two types of poor people, those who are poor together and those who are poor alone. The first are the true poor, the others are rich people out of luck."
"Who can exhaust a man? Who knows a man's resources?"
"I tell you in truth: all men are Prophets or else God does not exist."
"Once you hear the details of victory, it is hard to distinguish it from a defeat."
"The best work is not what is most difficult for you; it is what you do best."
"Words are loaded pistols"
Author: Sartre Quotes Category: Words Quotes
"I confused things with their names: that is belief."
"If you are lonely when you're alone, you are in bad company"
Author: Sartre Quotes Category: Company Quotes
"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."
Author: Sartre Quotes Category: Choice Quotes
"Freedom is what you do with what's been done to you."
"The existentialist says at once that man is anguish."
"We must act out passion before we can feel it."
"If literature isn't everything, it's not worth a single hour of someone's trouble."

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