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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.
If literature isn't everything, it's not worth a single hour of someone's trouble.

Like all dreamers, I mistook disenchantment for truth.
All human actions are equivalent... and all are on principle doomed to failure.
The more sand that has escaped from the hourglass of our life, the clearer we should see through it.
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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