I am responsible for everything except for my very responsibility, for I am not the foundation of my being. Therefore everything takes place as if I were compelled to be responsible. I am abandoned in the world... in the sense that I find myself suddenly alone and without help, engaged in a world for which I bear the whole responsibility without being able, whatever I do, to tear myself away from this responsibility for an instant.Rate it:(0.00 / 0 votes)Say it

Jean-Paul Sartre

French writer and existentialist philosopher (1905-1980)

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