Jean-Paul Sartre

1905 - 1980

A Quote by Jean-Paul Sartre on responsibility and world

Man is condemned to be free; because once thrown into the world, he is responsible for everything he does.

Jean-Paul Sartre (1905 - 1980)

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A Quote by Jean-Paul Sartre on god

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Man is the being whose project it is to be God.

Jean-Paul Sartre (1905 - 1980)

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A Quote by Jean-Paul Sartre on nature

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I was escaping from Nature and at last becoming myself, that Other whom I was aspiring to be in the eyes of others.

Jean-Paul Sartre (1905 - 1980)

Source: The Words (Les Mots), 1964

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A Quote by Jean-Paul Sartre on books, culture, projects, and purpose

All the same, they [books] do serve some purpose. Culture doesn't save anything or anyone, it doesn't justify. But it's a product of man: he projects himself into it, he recognizes himself in it; that critical mirror alone offers him his image.

Jean-Paul Sartre (1905 - 1980)

Source: The Words (Les Mots), 1964

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A Quote by Jean-Paul Sartre on distrust and violence

I distrust the incommunicable; it is the source of all violence.

Jean-Paul Sartre (1905 - 1980)

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A Quote by Jean-Paul Sartre on beginning, cities, and garden

Everything is gratuitous, this garden, this city and myself. When you suddenly realize it, it makes you feel sick and everything begins to drift . . . that's nausea.

Jean-Paul Sartre (1905 - 1980)

Source: La Nausée, 1938

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