"Politics is a science. You can demonstrate that you are right and that others are wrong."
"Let us not seek the Republican answer or the Democratic answer, but the right answer. Let us not seek to fix the blame for the past. Let us accept our own responsibility for the future."Jean-Paul Sartre on John F. Kennedy
"Suppose you were an idiot, and suppose you were a member of Congress but I repeat myself."Jean-Paul Sartre on Mark Twain
"One of the penalties for refusing to participate in politics is that you end up being governed by your inferiors."Jean-Paul Sartre on Plato
"If you put the federal government in charge of the Sahara Desert, in 5 years there'd be a shortage of sand."Jean-Paul Sartre on Milton Friedman
"It is enough that the people know there was an election. The people who cast the votes decide nothing. The people who count the votes decide everything."Jean-Paul Sartre on Joseph Stalin
"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."