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Being and Nothingness

Jean-Paul Sartre

Top 10 Best Quotes

“It is therefore senseless to think of complaining since nothing foreign has decided what we feel, what we live, or what we are.”

“I exist, that is all, and I find it nauseating.”

“Nothingness lies coiled in the heart of being - like a worm.”

“Life is a useless passion.”

“Thus it amounts to the same thing whether one gets drunk alone or is a leader of nations.”

“It is certain that we cannot escape anguish, for we are anguish.”

“The appearance of the other in the world corresponds therefore to a congealed sliding of the whole universe.”

“Nothingness carries being in its heart.”

“Freedom is what we do with what is done to us”

“Time gnaws and wears away; it separates; it flies. And by virtue of separation--by separating man from his pain or from the object of his pain--time cures.”

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Book Keywords:

anguish, humanity, time, existentialism, existence, nihilism, darkness, philosophy, meaning

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