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#existential

Read through the most famous quotes by topic #existential




Man is nothing else but that which he makes of himself.


Jean-Paul Sartre


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I rebel; therefore I exist.


Albert Camus


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You look up when you wish to be exalted. And I look down because I am exalted.


Friedrich Nietzsche


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We do not pray for immortality, but only not to see our acts and all things stripped suddenly of all their meaning; for then it is the utter emptiness of everything reveals itself.


Antoine de Saint-Exupéry


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Man cannot endure his own littleness unless he can translate it into meaningfulness on the largest possible level.


Ernest Becker


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It's not always easy to distinguish between existentialism and a bad mood.


Matthew Stover


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In the face of the obscene, explicit malice of the jungle, which lacks only dinosaurs as punctuation, I feel like a half-finished, poorly expressed sentence in a cheap novel.


Werner Herzog


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For I do not exist: there exist but the thousands of mirrors that reflect me. With every acquaintance I make, the population of phantoms resembling me increases. Somewhere they live, somewhere they multiply. I alone do not exist.


Vladimir Nabokov


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At that time, I often thought that if I had had to live in the trunk of a dead tree, with nothing to do but look up at the sky flowing overhead, little by little I would have gotten used to it.


Albert Camus


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would say that our patients never really despair because of any suffering in itself! Instead, their despair stems in each instance from a doubt as to whether suffering is meaningful. Man is ready and willing to shoulder any suffering as soon and as long as he can see a meaning in it.


Viktor Frankl


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