“Man cannot will unless he has first understood that he must count on no one but himself; that he is…”

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“Man cannot will unless he has first understood that he must count on no one but himself; that he is alone, abandoned on earth in the midst of his infinite responsibilities, without help, with no other aim than the one he sets himself, with no other destiny than the one he forges for himself on this earth.”

Jean-Paul Sartre, Characterizations of Existentialism

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