"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."
"Age is an issue of mind over matter. If you don't mind, it doesn't matter."Jean-Paul Sartre on Mark Twain
"Anyone who stops learning is old, whether at twenty or eighty. Anyone who keeps learning stays young. The greatest thing in life is to keep your mind young."Jean-Paul Sartre on Henry Ford
"Wrinkles should merely indicate where smiles have been."Jean-Paul Sartre on Mark Twain
"True terror is to wake up one morning and discover that your high school class is running the country."Jean-Paul Sartre on Kurt Vonnegut
"A diplomat is a man who always remembers a woman's birthday but never remembers her age."Jean-Paul Sartre on Robert Frost
"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."
"Like all dreamers, I mistook disenchantment for truth."