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Jean-Paul Sartre
Every age has its own poetry; in every age the circumstances of history choose a nation, a race, a class to take up the torch by creating situations that can be expressed or transcended only through poetry.
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Jean-Paul Sartre
For an occurrence to become an adventure, it is necessary and sufficient for one to recount it.
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Jean-Paul Sartre
I am not virtuous. Our sons will be if we shed enough blood to give them the right to be.
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Jean-Paul Sartre
I do not believe in God; his existence has been disproved by Science. But in the concentration camp, I learned to believe in men.
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I say a murder is abstract. You pull the trigger and after that you do not understand anything that happens.
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Jean-Paul Sartre
I tell you in truth: all men are Prophets or else God does not exist.
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Jean-Paul Sartre
If a victory is told in detail, one can no longer distinguish it from a defeat.
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Jean-Paul Sartre
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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Jean-Paul Sartre
Like all dreamers, I mistook disenchantment for truth.
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Jean-Paul Sartre
My thought is me: that is why I cannot stop thinking. I exist because I think I cannot keep from thinking.
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Jean-Paul Sartre
No finite point has meaning without an infinite reference point.
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Jean-Paul Sartre
Once you hear the details of victory, it is hard to distinguish it from a defeat.
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Jean-Paul Sartre
One cannot become a saint when one works sixteen hours a day.
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Jean-Paul Sartre
That God does not exist, I cannot deny, That my whole being cries out for God I cannot forget.
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Jean-Paul Sartre
The best work is not what is most difficult for you; it is what you do best.
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Jean-Paul Sartre
The poor don't know that their function in life is to exercise our generosity.
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Jean-Paul Sartre
There is only one day left, always starting over: it is given to us at dawn and taken away from us at dusk.
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Jean-Paul Sartre
We do not know what we want and yet we are responsible for what we are - that is the fact.
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Jean-Paul Sartre
When rich people fight wars with one another, poor people are the ones to die.
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Jean-Paul Sartre
When the rich make war it's the poor that die.
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Jean-Paul Sartre
You must be afraid, my son. That is how one becomes an honest citizen.
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