Famous quote by Jean-Paul Sartre

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When rich people fight wars with one another, poor people are the ones to die
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"When rich people fight wars with one another, poor people are the ones to die"

- Jean-Paul Sartre

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This quote by Jean-Paul Sartre talks to the power characteristics of war and the unequal concern of its consequences. It highlights the truth that when rich countries or people engage in dispute, it is often the poor who suffer the most. This is because of the reality that the rich have the resources to safeguard themselves, while the bad do not have the ways to do so. The quote likewise implies that the wealthy are not held accountable for the destruction they cause, as they are not the ones who are dying. This is an example of the systemic injustice that exists on the planet, where those with the most power are able to exploit those with the least. Ultimately, this quote acts as a reminder that war is not a game, which its repercussions are felt most by those who are currently disadvantaged.

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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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