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Jean-Paul Sartre
Words are loaded pistols
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#Words

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Existence precedes and rules essence.
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#French Philosopher #Existence

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If I became a philosopher, if I have so keenly sought this fame for which I'm still waiting, it's all been to seduce women basically
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#Fame

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It is only in our decisions that we are important.
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#French Philosopher #Decisions

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Evil is the product of the ability of humans to make abstract that which is concrete.
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#French Philosopher #Ability

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We must act out passion before we can feel it.
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#French Philosopher

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Man is not the sum of what he has already, but rather the sum of what he does not yet have, of what he could have.
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#French Philosopher #Man

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I hate victims who respect their executioners.
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#French Philosopher #Hate

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Man is fully responsible for his nature and his choices
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#Choices

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Words are more treacherous and powerful than we think.
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#French Philosopher #Words

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It disturbs me no more to find men base, unjust, or selfish than to see apes mischievous, wolves savage, or the vulture ravenous.
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#French Philosopher #Men

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Like all dreamers, I mistook disenchantment for truth
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#Truth

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Only the guy who isn't rowing has time to rock the boat.
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#French Philosopher

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No finite point has meaning without an infinite reference point
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#Meaning

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Being is. Being is in-itself. Being is what it is.
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#French Philosopher

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I am responsible for everything except for my very responsibility, for I am not the foundation of my being. Therefore everything takes place as if I were compelled to be responsible. I am abandoned in the world... in the sense that I find myself suddenly alone and without help, engaged in a world for which I bear the whole responsibility without being able, whatever I do, to tear myself away from this responsibility for an instant.
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#Responsibility

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The existentialist says at once that man is anguish.
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#French Philosopher #Man

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If literature isn't everything, it's not worth a single hour of someone's trouble.
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#French Philosopher

Jean-Paul Sartre
Generosity is nothing else than a craze to possess. All which I abandon, all which I give, I enjoy in a higher manner through the fact that I give it away. To give is to enjoy possessively the object which one gives.
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#French Philosopher #Generosity

Jean-Paul Sartre
Neither sex, without some fertilization of the complimentary characters of the other, is capable of the highest reaches of human endeavor.
Jean-Paul Sartre
#French Philosopher #Sex