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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

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I can take my freedom as a goal only if I take the freedom of others as a goal as well.
Jean-Paul Sartre - Existentialism and Humanism




Translation  

Translation

(French, German)


French
Je ne puis prendre ma liberté pour but, que si je prends également celle des autres pour but.”
Jean-Paul Sartre - L'existentialisme est un humanisme

German
Ich kann meine Freiheit nicht zum Ziel nehmen, wenn ich nicht zugleich die Freiheit der andern zum Ziel nehme.”
Jean-Paul Sartre - Der Existenzialismus ist ein Humanismus




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To will oneself free is also to will others free.”
Simone de Beauvoir

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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.”
Bertrand Russell




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Quotes about freedom:



Quotes for: freedom

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People demand freedom of speech as a compensation for the freedom of thought which they seldom use.”
Soren Kierkegaard
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Article IV – Liberty consists of doing anything which does not harm others: thus, the exercise of the natural rights of each man has only those borders which assure other members of the society the enjoyment of these same rights. These borders can be determined only by the law.”
- Declaration of the Rights of Man and of the Citizen of 1789
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"Just living is not enough," said the butterfly, "one must have sunshine, freedom and a little flower."”
Hans Christian Andersen
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There is no easy walk to freedom anywhere.”
Nelson Mandela
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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.”
Johann Wolfgang von Goethe - Faust: A Tragedy
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Forgiveness is the key to action and freedom.”
Hannah Arendt
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Quotes about others:



Quotes for: others

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Be yourself; everyone else is already taken.”
Oscar Wilde - Quotation of uncertain origin
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To be happy, we must consider the happiness of another.”
Gaston Bachelard - La Psychanalyse du feu
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Everything that irritates us about others can lead us to an understanding of ourselves.”
Carl Gustav Jung
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Article IV – Liberty consists of doing anything which does not harm others: thus, the exercise of the natural rights of each man has only those borders which assure other members of the society the enjoyment of these same rights. These borders can be determined only by the law.”
- Declaration of the Rights of Man and of the Citizen of 1789
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If we had no pride we should not complain of that of others.”
François de La Rochefoucauld - Reflections, or Sentences and Moral Maxims
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Whoever is happy will make others happy too.”
Anne Frank - The Diary of a Young Girl
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Jean-Paul Sartre also said...


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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.”
Jean-Paul Sartre - Existentialism and Humanism
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Each man must invent his own path.”
Jean-Paul Sartre - The Flies
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Existence precedes essence.”
Jean-Paul Sartre - Existentialism and Humanism
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I was allowed free run of the library and I stormed human wisdom.”
Jean-Paul Sartre
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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. ”
Jean-Paul Sartre - Existentialism and Humanism
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