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Jean-Paul Sartre

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If you're lonely when you're alone, you're in bad company.

— Jean-Paul Sartre

#solitude #bad

Hell is—other people!

— Jean-Paul Sartre

#hell #people #hell

Man is condemned to be free; because once thrown into the world, he is responsible for everything he does. It is up to you to give [life] a meaning.

— Jean-Paul Sartre

#life #personal-responsibility #freedom

Freedom is what we do with what is done to us.

— Jean-Paul Sartre

#life-experience #self-determination #experience

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

— Jean-Paul Sartre

#war #poor

We are our choices.

— Jean-Paul Sartre


You are -- your life, and nothing else.

— Jean-Paul Sartre

#life #self #life

All that I know about my life, it seems, I have learned in books.

— Jean-Paul Sartre

#books #i #i have learned #know #learned

Life begins on the other side of despair.

— Jean-Paul Sartre

#despair #life #other #side

Like all dreamers I confuse disenchantment with truth.

— Jean-Paul Sartre


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And he was publiJean-Paul Sartred". S. As such death emphasizes the burden of our free individual existence.

He was awarded the 1964 Nobel Prize in Literature and refused it saying that he always declined official honors and that "a writer should not allow himself to be turned into an institution". Sartre has also been noted for his relationship with the prominent feminist theorist Simone de Beauvoir who rejected his proposal for marriage on more than one occasion. Jean-Paul Charles Aymard Sartre (/ˈsɑrtrə/; French: [saʁtʁ]; 21 June 1905 – 15 April 1980) was a French existentialist philosopher playwright novelist screenwriter political activist biographer and literary critic.

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