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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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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




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Poetry is finer and more philosophical than history for poetry expresses the universal, and history only the particular.”
Aristotle




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Quotes about history:


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Hegel was right when he said that we learn from history that man can never learn anything from history.”
George Bernard Shaw
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What experience and history teach is this — that people and governments never have learned anything from history, or acted on principles deduced from it.”
Georg Wilhelm Friedrich Hegel - Lectures on the Philosophy of History
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Humanity takes itself too seriously. It is the world's original sin. If the caveman had known how to laugh, History would have been different.”
Oscar Wilde - The Picture of Dorian Gray
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What is history? An echo of the past in the future a reflex from the future on the past.”
Victor Hugo
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If history repeats itself, and the unexpected always happens, how incapable must Man be of learning from experience.”
George Bernard Shaw
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World history is the progress of the consciousness of freedom”
Georg Wilhelm Friedrich Hegel
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Quotes about poetry:



Quotes for: poetry

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Why should poetry have to make sense?”
Charlie Chaplin
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Poetry is related to philosophy as experience is related to empirical science.”
Arthur Schopenhauer - The World as Will and Representation
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Poetry heals the wounds inflicted by reason.”
Novalis
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Poesy dissolves foreign being into our own.”
Novalis - Fragments
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Love is the poetry of the senses.”
Honore de Balzac
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Painting is poetry which is seen and not heard, and poetry is a painting which is heard but not seen.”
Leonardo da Vinci
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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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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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Man is condemned to be free.”
Jean-Paul Sartre - Existentialism and Humanism
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