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Jean-Paul Sartre
(1905-1980) born on
Jun 21
French author, dramatist. He was a major playwright and exponent of existentialism, e.g., "Being and Nothingness, 1943.
         
   
F
If literature isn't everything, it's not worth a single hour of someone's trouble.

R
Like all dreamers, I mistook disenchantment for truth.
A
All human actions are equivalent... and all are on principle doomed to failure.
N
The more sand that has escaped from the hourglass of our life, the clearer we should see through it.
K
Everything has been figured out except how to live.
 
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Published Sources for the above Quotations:
F: In "Introduction to Barthes: Selected Writings," "Writing Itself: On Roland Barthes," 1982.
R: "Les Mots."
A: "Being and Nothingness," Conclusion, sct. 2, 1943; tr. 1965.
N: In "The Speaker's Electronic Reference Collection," AApex Software, 1994.
K: In "1,911 Best Things Anybody Ever Said," ed. Robert Byrne, 1988.
   


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