Here is a compilation of 50 Existentialist phrases Of authors such as Jean-Paul Sartre, Albert Camus, Friedrich Nietzsche and Franz Kafka.
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1-I made a test of existentialism. Leave all the answers blank and I got a 10.- Woody Allen .
2-To seek what is true is not to seek what is desirable.-Albert Camus.
3-The world, of course, is nothing except our conception of it.-Anton Chekhov.
4-Man is nothing more than what he makes of himself.-Jean-Paul Sartre.
5-Life has no meaning the moment you lose the illusion of being eternal.-Jean-Paul Sartre.
6-We do not know what we want and yet we are responsible for what we are, that's the fact.-Jean-Paul Sartre.
7-Life begins on the other side of despair.-Jean-Paul Sartre.
8-Remember how often in the history of mankind the saint and the rebel have been the same person.-Rollo May.
9-Try again. It fails again. Fuck better.-Samuel Beckett.
10-You are free and that is why you are lost.-Franz Kafka.
11-If we own our why of life, we can endure almost any how.-Friedrich Nietzsche.
12-Be glad, despite having considered all the facts.-Wendell Berry.
13-No existence can be validly realized if it limits itself.-Simone de Beauvoir.
14-This is your life and die moment by moment.-Chuck Palahniuk.
15-Convictions could be more dangerous enemies of truth than lies.-Friedrich Nietzsche.
16-There is hardly any passion without a fight.-Albert Camus.
17-I rebel, therefore I am.-Albert Camus.
18-I want my name to mean for me.-Mark Haddon.
19-Some men become the person for whom they were born.-Sheenagh Pugh.
20-The universe does not seem benign or hostile, just indifferent.-Carl Sagan.
21-You are the music while the music lasts.-T.S.Eliot.
22-Every life is an experiment. The more experiments you do, the better.-Ralph Waldo Emerson.
23-Man is condemned to be free, because once in the world, he is responsible for everything he does.-Jean-Paul Sartre.
24-All power is in essence power to deny mortality.-Ernest Becker.
25-Only after having lost everything are you free to do anything.-Tyler Durden.
26-The truth is that everyone is bored and is dedicated to cultivating habits.-Albert Camus.
27-Only the philosophical question is perennial, not the answers.-Paul Tillich.
28-Everything transient is nothing more than a metaphor.-Johann Wolfgang von Goethe.
29-The man of knowledge should not only love his enemies, he must also be able to hate his friends.-Nietzsche.
30-Things die. All things die.-Kurt Vonnegut.
31-There is no human nature, since there is no god to conceive it.-Jean-Paul Sartre.
32-We are healthy only to the extent that our ideas are human.-Kurt Vonnegut.
33-The world is full of little joys; Art consists in knowing how to distinguish them.-Li Po.
34-Science produces desire, which produces the struggle, which produces suffering.-Li Po.
35-The purpose of psychotherapy is to free people.-Rollo May.
36-Fight is what it means to be alive and free.-David Budbill.
37-The best existential analysis of the human condition leads directly to the problems of God and faith.-Ernest Becker.
38-Maturity is achieved when a person accepts life as full of tension.-Joshua Loth Liebman.
39-A first sign of the beginning of understanding is to wish to die.-Franz Kafka.
40-Without consciousness, we are not really alive.- James F. T. Bugental.
41. Paradise does not exist, but we must strive to be worthy of it.-Jules Renard.
42-Although science has given us many wonders, it has also spoiled many of our pleasurable dreams.-Lu Xun.
43-No one can advise and help you, no one. There is only one road, go in. Rainer Maria Rilke.
44. There is something in the human personality that resents clear things, and conversely, something that attracts puzzles, riddles, and allegories.-Stanley Kubrick.
45-To stay or to leave, ascends to the same thing.-Albert Camus.
If man simply sat down and thought of his immediate end and his horrible insignificance and solitude in the cosmos, he would surely go mad, or succumb to a numbing or numbing sense of uselessness. Why, you might ask: why should I bother to write a great symphony or fight to earn my living, or even to love another, when I am only a momentary microbe in a speck of dust circling the unimaginable immensity of space? Stanley Kubrick.
47. People who do not know the horror of death are probably not surprised by it.-Lu Xun.
It is interesting to note how many of the great scientific discoveries begin as myths.
49-Youth ends when selfishness dies, maturity is born when one lives for others.-Hermann Hesse.
50-If you want good luck, you must go out there and look for it, because the surte is waiting for you to come for it.-Temitope Owosela.