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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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Existence precedes essence.
Jean-Paul Sartre - Existentialism and Humanism




Translation  

Translation

(French, German)


French
L'existence précède l'essence.”
Jean-Paul Sartre - L'existentialisme est un humanisme

German
Die Existenz geht dem Wesen voraus.”
Jean-Paul Sartre - Der Existenzialismus ist ein Humanismus




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To exist is to change, to change is to mature, to mature is to go on creating oneself endlessly.”
Henri Bergson - Creative Evolution
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The universe confounds me! I cannot imagine that such a ‘clock’ can exist without there being a Clockmaker.”
Voltaire - Les cabales
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It is valid to conclude from actuality to possibility, but not from possibility to actuality.”
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My happiness should justify existence itself!”
Friedrich Wilhelm Nietzsche - Thus Spoke Zarathustra
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There are moments in life when time and space are more profound, and the awareness of existence immeasurably increased.”
Charles Baudelaire
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Man is nothing else than his plan; he exists only to the extent that he fulfills himself; he is therefore nothing else than the ensemble of his acts, nothing less than his life.”
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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.”
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Each man must invent his own path.”
Jean-Paul Sartre - The Flies
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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. ”
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Man is condemned to be free.”
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The best work is not what is most difficult for you it is what you do best.”
Jean-Paul Sartre - Dirty Hands
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