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Jean-Paul Sartre

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Biography - Jean-Paul Sartre:

French philosopher, playwright and novelist.
Born: 1905 - Died: 1980
Period:
20th century
Place of birth: France
France

I can take my freedom as a goal only if I take the freedom of others as a goal as well.




Translation

Translation

(French, German)



French
Je ne puis prendre ma liberté pour but, que si je prends également celle des autres pour but.

German
Ich kann meine Freiheit nicht zum Ziel nehmen, wenn ich nicht zugleich die Freiheit der andern zum Ziel nehme.




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To will oneself free is also to will others free.

when we say that a man is responsible for himself, we do not only mean that he is responsible for his own individuality, but that he is responsible for all men.

Humankind has become so much one family that we cannot ensure our own prosperity except by ensuring that of everyone else. If you wish to be happy yourself, you must resign yourself to seeing others also happy.




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There is no easy walk to freedom anywhere.
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This is the highest wisdom that I own; freedom and life are earned by those alone who conquer them each day anew.
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Forgiveness is the key to action and freedom.
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To be happy, we must consider the happiness of another.
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Everything that irritates us about others can lead us to an understanding of ourselves.
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If we had no pride we should not complain of that of others.
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Whoever is happy will make others happy too.
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Our prime purpose in this life is to help others. And if you can't help them, at least don't hurt them.
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Jean-Paul Sartre also said...


when we say that a man is responsible for himself, we do not only mean that he is responsible for his own individuality, but that he is responsible for all men.
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Each man must invent his own path.
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Existence precedes essence.
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I was allowed free run of the library and I stormed human wisdom.
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There is no sense in life a priori. Life is nothing until it is lived; but it is yours to make sense of, and the value of it is nothing else but the sense that you choose.
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In one sense choice is possible, but what is not possible is not to choose. I can always choose, but I must know that if I do not choose, that is still a choice.
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