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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

Imagination is not an empirical or superadded power of consciousness, it is the whole of consciousness as it realizes its freedom.




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Quotes for: freedom


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Quotes about freedom:


People demand freedom of speech as a compensation for the freedom of thought which they seldom use.
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Article IV – Liberty consists of doing anything which does not harm others: thus, the exercise of the natural rights of each man has only those borders which assure other members of the society the enjoyment of these same rights. These borders can be determined only by the law.
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"Just living is not enough," said the butterfly, "one must have sunshine, freedom and a little flower."
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There is no easy walk to freedom anywhere.
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This is the highest wisdom that I own; freedom and life are earned by those alone who conquer them each day anew.
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Forgiveness is the key to action and freedom.
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Quotes for: imagination


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Quotes for: imagination


Imagination is more important than knowledge.
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Man, too, has wings, he has imagination.
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Nothing is more fearful than imagination without taste.
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Why does the eye see a thing more clearly in dreams than the imagination when awake?
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Without this playing with fantasy no creative work has ever yet come to birth. The debt we owe to the play of the imagination is incalculable.
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All the works of man have their origin in creative fantasy. What right have we then to depreciate imagination.
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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.
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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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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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