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About Jean-Paul Sartre
Jean-Paul Sartre was an eminent philosopher and intellectual writer whose book Being and Nothingness and his theory of Existentialism are still discussed and still are considered relevant, years after his death in 1980. He was also a playwright, novelist and biographer.
Sartre was awarded the Nobel prize for literature in 1964 which he declined.
Jean-Paul Sartre was small in stature and cross-eyed and he eventually went blind.
He was a prisoner of war in 1940 until 1941.
Sartre’s writings are still used as parts of philosophical teachings. Many of his quotes are still pertinent, like "Everything has been figured out, except how to live".
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Famous quotes by Jean-Paul Sartre
Acting is a question of absorbing other people's personalities and adding some of your own experience.Jean-Paul Sartre
Ah! yes, I know: those who see me rarely trust my word: I must look too intelligent to keep it.Jean-Paul Sartre
All human actions are equivalent and all are on principle doomed to failure.Jean-Paul Sartre
As far as men go, it is not what they are that interests me, but what they can become.Jean-Paul Sartre
Every age has its own poetry in every age the circumstances of history choose a nation, a race, a class to take up the torch by creating situations that can be expressed or transcended only through poetry.Jean-Paul Sartre
Everything has been figured out, except how to live.Jean-Paul Sartre
Fear? If I have gained anything by damning myself, it is that I no longer have anything to fear.Jean-Paul Sartre
Freedom is what you do with what's been done to you.Jean-Paul Sartre
God is absence. God is the solitude of man.Jean-Paul Sartre
I do not believe in God his existence has been disproved by Science. But in the concentration camp, I learned to believe in men.Jean-Paul Sartre
I hate victims who respect their executioners.Jean-Paul Sartre
I tell you in truth: all men are Prophets or else God does not exist.Jean-Paul Sartre
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.Jean-Paul Sartre
If you are lonely when you're alone, you are in bad company.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
Like all dreamers, I mistook disenchantment for truth.Jean-Paul Sartre
Man is fully responsible for his nature and his choices.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
Politics is a science. You can demonstrate that you are right and that others are wrong.Jean-Paul Sartre
That God does not exist, I cannot deny, That my whole being cries out for God I cannot forget.Jean-Paul Sartre
The best work is not what is most difficult for you it is what you do best.Jean-Paul Sartre
The poor don't know that their function in life is to exercise our generosity.Jean-Paul Sartre
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.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
We do not judge the people we love.Jean-Paul Sartre
What do I care about Jupiter? Justice is a human issue, and I do not need a god to teach it to me.Jean-Paul Sartre
When the rich wage war, it's the poor who die.Jean-Paul Sartre
Jean-Paul Sartre's Popularity
Jean-Paul Sartre was a famous French philosopher and writer, who was born on June 21, 1905. As a person born on this date, Jean-Paul Sartre is listed in our database as the 12th most popular celebrity for the day (June 21) and the 4th most popular for the year (1905).
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