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  • For an occurrence to become an adventure, it is necessary and sufficient for one to recount it.
    Jean-Paul Sartre (1905-1980), French novelist, dramatist, philosopher, political activist. Nausea, p. 57, Gallimard (1938).
  • How can I, who was not able to retain my own past, hope to save that of another?
    Jean-Paul Sartre (1905-1980), French novelist, dramatist, philosopher, political activist. Nausea, p. 123, Gallimard (1938).

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  • A man who is free is like a mangy sheep in a herd. He will contaminate my entire kingdom and ruin my work.
    Jean-Paul Sartre (1905-1980), French novelist, philosopher, dramatist, political activist. King Aegistheus in The Flies, act 2, Gallimard (1947).

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  • Ah! How I hate the crimes of the new generation: they are dry and sterile as darnel.
    Jean-Paul Sartre (1905-1980), French novelist, philosopher, dramatist, political activist. Jupiter to Orestes in The Flies, act 2, Gallimard (1947).

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  • I committed the first crime by creating men as mortals. After that, what more could you do, you the murderers? Come on; they already had death in them: at most you simply hastened things a little.
    Jean-Paul Sartre (1905-1980), French novelist, philosopher, dramatist, political activist. Jupiter to Aegistheus in The Flies, act 2, Gallimard (1947).

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  • Ah! Do not judge the gods, young man, they have painful secrets.
    Jean-Paul Sartre (1905-1980), French novelist, philosopher, dramatist, political activist. Jupiter in The Flies, act 1, Gallimard (1947).
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