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Jean Paul Sartre
June 21, 1905 - April 15, 1980
Nationality: French
Category: Philosopher
Subcategory: French Philosopher

Words are loaded pistols.


Acting is happy agony.


Neither sex, without some fertilization of the complimentary characters of the other, is capable of the highest reaches of human endeavor.


Politics is a science. You can demonstrate that you are right and that others are wrong.


No finite point has meaning without an infinite reference point.


Life has no meaning the moment you loose the illusion of being eternal.


Man is fully responsible for his nature and his choices.


Existence precedes and rules essence.


There are two types of poor people, those who are poor together and those who are poor alone. The first are the true poor, the others are rich people out of luck.


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


When the rich wage war, it's the poor who die.


Like all dreamers, I mistook disenchantment for truth.


There is only one day left, always starting over: it is given to us at dawn and taken away from us at dusk.


Every existing thing is born without reason, prolongs itself out of weakness, and dies by chance.


Evil is the product of the ability of humans to make abstract that which is concrete.


For an occurrence to become an adventure, it is necessary and sufficient for one to recount it.


Once you hear the details of victory, it is hard to distinguish it from a defeat.


A lost battle is a battle one thinks one has lost.


When rich people fight wars with one another, poor people are the ones to die.


I have no need for good souls: an accomplice is what I wanted.


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