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Quotations From JEAN-PAUL SARTRE

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  • 1.
    The French bourgeois doesn't dislike shit, provided it is served up to him at the right time.
    Jean-Paul Sartre (1905-1980), French philosopher, author. "To Succeed in Being All, Strive to be Nothing in Anything," bk. 2, Saint Genet: Actor and Martyr (1952, trans. 1963).

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  • 2.
    Don't you feel the same way? When I cannot see myself, even though I touch myself, I wonder if I really exist.
    Jean-Paul Sartre (1905-1980), French novelist, dramatist, philosopher, political activist. Estelle, discovering that there are no mirrors in Hell, in No Exit, act 1, sc. 5, Gallimard (1947).
  • 3.
    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.
    Jean-Paul Sartre (1905-1980), French philosopher, author. "The Melodious Child Dead in Me....," bk. 2, Saint Genet: Actor and Martyr (1952, trans. 1963).

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  • 4.
    In any case, if you ever leave me with a handsome man, do not tell me that you trust me because, let me warn you: that is not what will prevent me from deceiving you, if I want to. On the contrary.
    Jean-Paul Sartre (1905-1980), French novelist, dramatist, philosopher, political activist. Methuen (1963). Jessica to her husband Hugo in Dirty Hands, act 3, sc. 5, Gallimard (1948).

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  • 5.
    It is better; heavier, crueler. The mouth you wear for hell.
    Jean-Paul Sartre (1905-1980), French novelist, dramatist, philosopher, political activist. Inès to Estelle after she has applied lipstick, in No Exit, act 1, sc. 5, Gallimard (1947).
  • 6.
    Ha! to forget. How childish! I feel you in my bones. Your silence screams in my ears. You may nail your mouth shut, you may cut out your tongue, can you keep yourself from existing? Will you stop your thoughts.
    Jean-Paul Sartre (1905-1980), French novelist, dramatist, philosopher, political activist. Inès reiterating to Garcin that they cannot ignore one another, in No Exit, act 1., Sc. 5, Gallimard (1947).

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  • 7.
    As for me, I am mean: that means that I need the suffering of others to exist. A flame. A flame in their hearts. When I am all alone, I am extinguished.
    Jean-Paul Sartre (1905-1980), French novelist, dramatist, philosopher, political activist. Inès, describing her path to Hell, in No Exit, act 1 sc. 5, Gallimard (1947).

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  • 8.
    I respect orders but I respect myself too and I do not obey to foolish rules made especially to humiliate me.
    Jean-Paul Sartre (1905-1980), French novelist, dramatist, philosopher, political activist. Methuen (1963). Hugo to Slick and Georges in Dirty Hands, act 3 sc. 2, Gallimard (1948).

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  • 9.
    It is the same thing: killing, dying, it is the same thing: one is just as alone in each. He is luck, he will only die once. As for me, for ten days I have been killing him at every minute.
    Jean-Paul Sartre (1905-1980), French novelist, dramatist, philosopher, political activist. Methuen (1963). Hugo to Jessica, on his plans to kill Hoederer, in Dirty Hands, act 5, sc. 2, Gallimard (1948).

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  • 10.
    The [Communist] Party has one objective: the creation of a socialist economy; and one means: the utilization of the class struggle.
    Jean-Paul Sartre (1905-1980), French novelist, dramatist, philosopher, political activist. Methuen (1963). Hugo in Dirty Hands, act 5, sc. 3, Gallimard (1948).
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