Jean-Paul Sartre Quote

Man can will nothing unless he has first understood that he must count on no one but himself; that he is alone, abandoned on earth in the midst of his infinite responsibilities, without help, with no other aim than the one he sets himself, with no other destiny than the one he forges for himself on this earth.


L'Être et le Néant (Being and Nothingness) (1943)

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Man can will nothing unless he has first understood that he must count on no one but himself; that he is alone, abandoned on earth in the midst of...

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Man can will nothing unless he has first understood that he must count on no one but himself; that he is alone, abandoned on earth in the midst of...

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Man can will nothing unless he has first understood that he must count on no one but himself; that he is alone, abandoned on earth in the midst of...

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Man can will nothing unless he has first understood that he must count on no one but himself; that he is alone, abandoned on earth in the midst of...