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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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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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French
Et, quand nous disons que l'homme est responsable de lui-même, nous ne voulons pas dire que l'homme est responsable de sa stricte individualité, mais qu'il est responsable de tous les hommes.”
Jean-Paul Sartre - L'existentialisme est un humanisme

German
Und wenn wir sagen, dass der Mensch für sich selbst verantwortlich ist, so wollen wir nicht sagen, dass der Mensch gerade eben nur für seine Individualität verantwortlich ist, sondern dass er verantwortlich ist für alle Menschen.”
Jean-Paul Sartre - Der Existenzialismus ist ein Humanismus




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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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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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