It's quite an undertaking to start loving somebody. You have to have energy ,generosity, blindness. There is even a moment right at the start where you have to jump across an abyss: if you think about it you don't do it.
More Quotes from Jean-Paul Sartre:It is only in our decisions that we are important.
I felt myself in a solitude so frightful that I contemplated suicide. What held me back was the idea that no one, absolutely no one, would be moved by my death, that I would be even more alone in death than in life.
Words are loaded pistols.
Hell is other people.
My eyes feel all soft, all soft as flesh. I'm going to sleep.
Freedom is what you do with what's been done to you.
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I felt that there were so many people doing it that I would just be like one of the others.