Jean-Paul Sartre Quotes

Who is Jean-Paul Sartre?

French existentialist philosopher and novelist who was married to fellow philosopher Simone de Beauvoir.

Born June 21, 1905
Died April 15, 1980

Books by Jean-Paul Sartre


Best 8 Quotes by Jean-Paul Sartre

“Commitment is an act, not a word.”

“We do not know what we want and yet we are responsible for what we are - that is the fact.”

“Everything has been figured out, except how to live.”

“Everything that exists is born for no reason, carries on living through weakness, and dies by accident.”

“If you seek authenticity for authenticity’s sake you are no longer authentic.”

“If you’re lonely when you’re alone, you’re in bad company.”

“Man is condemned to be free.”

“Only the guy who isn't rowing has time to rock the boat.”

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