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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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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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Translation

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French
Le choix est possible dans un sens, mais ce qui n'est pas possible, c'est de ne pas choisir. Je peux toujours choisir, mais je dois savoir que si je ne choisis pas, je choisis encore.”
Jean-Paul Sartre - L'existentialisme est un humanisme

German
Sie können zwar wählen, aber was nicht möglich ist, ist nicht zu wählen. Ich kann immer wählen, doch ich muß wissen: wenn ich nicht wähle, wähle ich immer noch.”
Jean-Paul Sartre - Der Existenzialismus ist ein Humanismus




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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 was allowed free run of the library and I stormed human wisdom.”
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Man is condemned to be free.”
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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.”
Jean-Paul Sartre - Existentialism and Humanism
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