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




Translation

Translation

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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


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Quotes about wisdom:


Patience is the companion of wisdom.
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The most certain sign of wisdom is cheerfulness.
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Of all the things which wisdom provides to make us entirely happy, much the greatest is the possession of friendship.
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Never does nature say one thing and wisdom another.
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The saddest aspect of life right now is that science gathers knowledge faster than society gathers wisdom.
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Silence is often the truest wisdom.
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Quotes for: library


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Quotes about library:


If you have a garden and a library, you have everything you need.
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I was brought up by a library.
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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.
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Your library is your paradise.
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The mind is often at the heart that what the library of a castle is to the master's person.
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My library was dukedom large enough.
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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.
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Each man must invent his own path.
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Existence precedes essence.
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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.
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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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