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Born in June 21, 1905 / Died in April 15, 1980 / France / French

Quotes by Jean-Paul Sartre

For an occurrence to become an adventure, it is necessary and sufficient for one to recount it.
My thought is me: that is why I cannot stop thinking. I exist because I think I cannot keep from thinking.
What do I care about Jupiter? Justice is a human issue, and I do not need a god to teach it to me.
Politics is a science. You can demonstrate that you are right and that others are wrong.
Every existing thing is born without reason, prolongs itself out of weakness, and dies by chance.
No finite point has meaning without an infinite reference point.
The poor don't know that their function in life is to exercise our generosity.
If a victory is told in detail, one can no longer distinguish it from a defeat.
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.
To eat is to appropriate by destruction.
All human actions are equivalent and all are on principle doomed to failure.
Acting is happy agony.
Everything has been figured out, except how to live.
She believed in nothing; only her skepticism kept her from being an atheist.
One is still what one is going to cease to be and already what one is going to become. One lives one's death, one dies one's life.
Words are loaded pistols.
I do not believe in God; his existence has been disproved by Science. But in the concentration camp, I learned to believe in men.
Words are more treacherous and powerful than we think.
Life has no meaning the moment you lose the illusion of being eternal.
I tell you in truth: all men are Prophets or else God does not exist.
We must act out passion before we can feel it.
One cannot become a saint when one works sixteen hours a day.
One always dies too soon or too late. And yet, life is there, finished: the line is drawn, and it must all be added up. You are nothing other than your life.
Commitment is an act, not a word.
I confused things with their names: that is belief.