Famous quote by Jean-Paul Sartre

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Better to have beasts that let themselves be killed than men who run away

"Better to have beasts that let themselves be killed than men who run away"

- Jean-Paul Sartre

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This quote by Jean-Paul Sartre is a commentary on the human condition and the concept of guts. He is suggesting that it is better to have animals that are willing to pass away than humans who are afraid and escape from danger. This is because animals are not capable of making conscious decisions and are simply following their instincts, whereas human beings have the capability to choose and should be brave enough to face threat. Sartre is suggesting that people must be brave and not hesitate to defend what they believe in, even if it implies compromising their own lives. He is also suggesting that it is much better to be brave and deal with threat than to be cowardly and run away. This quote is a pointer that courage is an essential quality to have which human beings should make every effort to be brave and bold in the face of risk.

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Jean-Paul Sartre This quote is written / told by Jean-Paul Sartre between June 21, 1905 and April 15, 1980. He was a famous Philosopher from France. The author also have 58 other quotes.

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