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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 was allowed free run of the library and I stormed human wisdom.




Translation

Translation

(French, German)



French
On me laissa vagabonder dans la bibliothèque et je donnai l'assaut à la sagesse humaine.

German
Man ließ mich in der Bibliothek vagabundieren, und ich stürmte los auf die menschliche Weisheit.




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I told myself that as long as there were books I could be sure of being happy.




Quotes for: wisdom


Quotes

Quotes about wisdom:


Patience is the companion of wisdom.





The most certain sign of wisdom is cheerfulness.





Of all the things which wisdom provides to make us entirely happy, much the greatest is the possession of friendship.





Never does nature say one thing and wisdom another.





The saddest aspect of life right now is that science gathers knowledge faster than society gathers wisdom.





Silence is often the truest wisdom.
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Quotes for: library


Quotes

Quotes about library:


If you have a garden and a library, you have everything you need.





I was brought up by a library.





As the biggest library if it is in disorder is not as useful as a small but well-arranged one, so you may accumulate a vast amount of knowledge but it will be of far less value than a much smaller amount if you have not thought it over for yourself.





Your library is your paradise.





The mind is often at the heart that what the library of a castle is to the master's person.





My library was dukedom large enough.







Quotes

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.





Each man must invent his own path.





Existence precedes essence.





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





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.





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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