Jean-Paul Sartre

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Jean-Paul Sartre

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Jean-Paul Sartre

Date of Birth: June 21, 1905
Date of Death: April 15, 1980
Nationality: French


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A lost battle is a battle one thinks one has lost.
Jean-Paul Sartre

Acting is a question of absorbing other people's personalities and adding some of your own experience.
Jean-Paul Sartre

Acting is happy agony.
Jean-Paul Sartre

Everything has been figured out, except how to live.
Jean-Paul Sartre

Fascism is not defined by the number of its victims, but by the way it kills them.
Jean-Paul Sartre

Freedom is what you do with what's been done to you.
Jean-Paul Sartre

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.
Jean-Paul Sartre

Hell is other people.
Jean-Paul Sartre

I confused things with their names: that is belief.
Jean-Paul Sartre

It disturbs me no more to find men base, unjust, or selfish than to see apes mischievous, wolves savage, or the vulture ravenous.
Jean-Paul Sartre

It is only in our decisions that we are important.
Jean-Paul Sartre

Life begins on the other side of despair.
Jean-Paul Sartre

Life has no meaning the moment you loose the illusion of being eternal.
Jean-Paul Sartre

Man is condemned to be free; because once thrown into the world, he is responsible for everything he does.
Jean-Paul Sartre

Man is not the sum of what he has already, but rather the sum of what he does not yet have, of what he could have.
Jean-Paul Sartre

Neither sex, without some fertilization of the complimentary characters of the other, is capable of the highest reaches of human endeavor.
Jean-Paul Sartre

Once you hear the details of victory, it is hard to distinguish it from a defeat.
Jean-Paul Sartre

One is still what one is going to cease to be and already what one is going to become. One lives one's death, one dies one's life.
Jean-Paul Sartre

Only the guy who isn't rowing has time to rock the boat.
Jean-Paul Sartre

She believed in nothing; only her skepticism kept her from being an atheist.
Jean-Paul Sartre

The existentialist says at once that man is anguish.
Jean-Paul Sartre

The poor don't know that their function in life is to exercise our generosity.
Jean-Paul Sartre

Three o'clock is always too late or too early for anything you want to do.
Jean-Paul Sartre

To eat is to appropriate by destruction.
Jean-Paul Sartre

Total war is no longer war waged by all members of one national community against all those of another. It is total... because it may well involve the whole world.
Jean-Paul Sartre

When the rich wage war, it's the poor who die.
Jean-Paul Sartre

Words are loaded pistols.
Jean-Paul Sartre

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