"Acting is a question of absorbing other people's personalities and adding some of your own experience."
"Life can only be understood backwards but it must be lived forwards."Jean-Paul Sartre on Soren Kierkegaard
"The only source of knowledge is experience."Jean-Paul Sartre on Albert Einstein
"Experience: that most brutal of teachers. But you learn, my God do you learn."Jean-Paul Sartre on C. S. Lewis
"Experience is simply the name we give our mistakes."Jean-Paul Sartre on Oscar Wilde
"A man who carries a cat by the tail learns something he can learn in no other way."Jean-Paul Sartre on Mark Twain
"Every age has its own poetry in every age the circumstances of history choose a nation, a race, a class to take up the torch by creating situations that can be expressed or transcended only through poetry."
"If you are lonely when you're alone, you are in bad company."
"There are two types of poor people, those who are poor together and those who are poor alone. The first are the true poor, the others are rich people out of luck."
"The best work is not what is most difficult for you it is what you do best."
"One is still what one is going to cease to be and already what one is going to become. One lives one's death, one dies one's life."