He is always becoming, and if it were not for the contingency of death, he would never end.
More Quotes from Jean-Paul Sartre:Existence precedes and rules essence.
Even this disability from which I suffer I have assumed by the very fact that I live I surpass ittoward my own projects, I make of it the necessary obstacle for my being and I cannot be crippledwithout choosing myself as crippled. This means that I choose the way I constitute my disability (as'unbearable', 'humiliating, 'to be hidden', 'to be revealed to all').
Most of the time, because of their failure to fasten on to words, my thoughts remain misty and nebulous. They assume vague, amusing shapes and are then swallowed up: I promptly forget them.
Everything has been figured out, except how to live.
Life has no meaning a priori . Before you come alive, life is nothing its up to you to give it a meaning and value is nothing else but the meaning that you choose
There are two types of poor people, those who are poor together and those who are poor alone. The first are the true poor, the others are rich people out of luck.
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