• “Man is condemned to be free.” – Jean-Paul Sartre
  • “In the depth of winter, I finally learned that within me there lay an invincible summer.” – Albert Camus
  • “To be free is not to have the power to do anything you like; it is to be able to surpass the given toward an open future.” – Simone de Beauvoir
  • “The most terrifying fact about the universe is not that it is hostile but that it is indifferent.” – Stanley Kubrick
  • “Man is nothing else but what he makes of himself.” – Jean-Paul Sartre
  • “The absurd is the essential concept and the first truth.” – Albert Camus
  • “I rebel; therefore, I exist.” – Albert Camus
  • “Life begins on the other side of despair.” – Jean-Paul Sartre
  • “There is but one truly serious philosophical problem and that is suicide.” – Albert Camus
  • “We must act out passion before we can feel it.” – Jean-Paul Sartre
  • “Freedom is what you do with what’s been done to you.” – Jean-Paul Sartre
  • “The only way to deal with an unfree world is to become so absolutely free that your very existence is an act of rebellion.” – Albert Camus
  • “The only real progress lies in learning to be wrong all alone.” – Albert Camus
  • “Man is the only creature who refuses to be what he is.” – Albert Camus
  • “To be human is to be in a constant state of becoming.” – Jean-Paul Sartre
  • “Live to the point of tears.” – Albert Camus
  • “There is no sun without shadow, and it is essential to know the night.” – Albert Camus
  • “What matters is not the meaning of life in general but rather the specific meaning of a person’s life at a given moment.” – Viktor Frankl
  • “The only way to deal with an unfree world is to become so absolutely free that your very existence is an act of rebellion.” – Albert Camus
  • “Life is a jest, and all things show it. I thought so once, but now I know it.” – Jean-Paul Sartre
  • “You are your choices.” – Jean-Paul Sartre
  • “I may not have been sure about what really did interest me, but I was absolutely sure about what didn’t.” – Albert Camus
  • “The only thing we are certain of is uncertainty.” – Jean-Paul Sartre

Existentialism Quotes About Life:

  • “Life is a journey without maps, and it’s often in the detours that we discover the most beautiful vistas.”
  • “Life is not a problem to be solved but a reality to be experienced.” – Søren Kierkegaard
  • “Life is a series of natural and spontaneous changes. Don’t resist them; that only creates sorrow. Let reality be reality. Let things flow naturally forward in whatever way they like.” – Lao Tzu
  • “Life is inherently risky. There is only one big risk you should avoid at all costs, and that is the risk of doing nothing.” – Denis Waitley
  • “Life is not about finding yourself. Life is about creating yourself.” – George Bernard Shaw
  • “Life is what happens when you’re busy making other plans.” – John Lennon
  • “The purpose of life is not to be happy. It is to be useful, to be honourable, to be compassionate, to have it make some difference that you have lived and lived well.” – Ralph Waldo Emerson
  • “Life is 10% what happens to us and 90% how we react to it.” – Charles R. Swindoll
  • “The greatest glory in living lies not in never falling, but in rising every time we fall.” – Nelson Mandela
  • “Life is really simple, but we insist on making it complicated.” – Confucius
  • “Life is either a daring adventure or nothing at all.” – Helen Keller
  • “The purpose of our lives is to be happy.” – Dalai Lama
  • “Life is not measured by the number of breaths we take, but by the moments that take our breath away.” – Maya Angelou
  • “Life is too important to be taken seriously.” – Oscar Wilde
  • “Life is short, and it’s up to you to make it sweet.” – Sarah Louise Delany

Existentialism Quotes Funny:

  • “I am free, no matter what rules surround me. If I find them tolerable, I tolerate them; if I find them too obnoxious, I break them. I am free because I know that I alone am morally responsible for everything I do.” – Robert A. Heinlein
  • “Life is a moderately good play with a badly written third act.” – Truman Capote
  • “Do not take life too seriously. You will never get out of it alive.” – Elbert Hubbard
  • “I’m not afraid of death; I just don’t want to be there when it happens.” – Woody Allen
  • “The only way to keep your health is to eat what you don’t want, drink what you don’t like, and do what you’d rather not.” – Mark Twain
  • “I intend to live forever. So far, so good.” – Steven Wright
  • “I’m not crazy about reality, but it’s still the only place to get a decent meal.” – Groucho Marx
  • “I’m an idealist. I don’t know where I’m going, but I’m on my way.” – Carl Sandburg
  • “If you want to make God laugh, tell him about your plans.” – Woody Allen
  • “I’m writing a book. I’ve got the page numbers done.” – Steven Wright
  • “I’m not confused. I’m just well mixed.” – Robert Frost
  • “The only time to buy these is on a day with no ‘y’ in it.” – Warren Buffett
  • “I am not young enough to know everything.” – Oscar Wilde
  • “When life gives you lemons, squirt someone in the eye.” – Cathy Guisewite
  • “I’d rather live with a good question than a bad answer.” – Aryeh Frimer

Existentialism Quotes Short:

  • “To be is to do.” – Immanuel Kant
  • “To do is to be.” – Jean-Paul Sartre
  • “Do be, do be, do.” – Frank Sinatra
  • “Just be.” – Unknown
  • “Life is.” – Unknown
  • “Live.” – Unknown
  • “To live is to question.” – Unknown
  • “To question is to exist.” – Unknown
  • “Exist. Question. Live.” – Unknown
  • “Life. Question. Exist.” – Unknown

Existentialism Quotes In The Stranger:

  • “I may not have been sure about what really did interest me, but I was absolutely sure about what didn’t.” – Albert Camus, The Stranger
  • “Mother died today. Or, maybe, yesterday; I can’t be sure.” – Albert Camus, The Stranger
  • “Nothing in the world was absurd, except me.” – Albert Camus, The Stranger
  • “What did other people’s deaths or a mother’s love matter to me; what did his God or the lives people choose or the fate they think they elect matter to me when we’re all elected by the same fate, me and billions of privileged people like him who also called themselves my brothers?” – Albert Camus, The Stranger
  • “I opened myself to the gentle indifference of the world.” – Albert Camus, The Stranger
  • “In the midst of winter, I found there was, within me, an invincible summer.” – Albert Camus, The Stranger
  • “I looked up at the mass of signs and stars in the night sky and laid myself open for the first time to the benign indifference of the world.” – Albert Camus, The Stranger
  • “I felt that I had been happy and that I was happy again.” – Albert Camus, The Stranger
  • “There was the same dazzling red glare. The sea gasped for air with each shallow, stifled wave that broke against the sand with a sighing sound.” – Albert Camus, The Stranger
  • “For everything to be consummated, for me to feel less alone, I had only to wish that there be a large crowd of spectators the day of my execution and that they greet me with cries of hate.” – Albert Camus, The Stranger
  • “Maman used to say that you can always find something to be happy about. In my life, I’ve found that to be true.” – Albert Camus, The Stranger
  • “I was living, I was thinking, I was feeling.” – Albert Camus, The Stranger
  • “In the end, one needs more courage to live than to kill himself.” – Albert Camus, The Stranger
  • “When I was a young man, I thought that I wanted to be a hero. In the end, what I wanted was to simply be a man.” – Albert Camus, The Stranger
  • “I shook off the sun. I couldn’t say whether it was hot or cold. I only knew that the stones were burning underfoot and that I was squeezing my revolver like a life preserver.” – Albert Camus, The Stranger

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