existentialism Quotes

I have resigned from the professional undertaking of coin flipping. I am not here to tell you where gold's going to be. I have no idea. That's my existentialism. I am a student of uncertainty, I have no idea where the stock market is going to be. So when I am creating trades in my portfolio for my clients, I am agnostic. I just want to enhance the probability that I make money come what may.
 
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— Hugh Hendry
My favorite word is existentialism. I can't say it and I'm not quite sure what it means.
 
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— Geri Halliwell
Existentialism is possible only in a world where God is dead or a luxury, and where Christianity is dead.
 
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— Gabriel Vahanian
Existentialism isn't so atheistic that it wears itself out showing that God doesn't exist. Rather, it declares that even if God did exist, that would change nothing.
 
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— Fyodor Dostoevsky
Existentialism means that no one else can take a bath for you.
 
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— Delmore Schwartz
I dropped out of high school when I was 16, after I had a huge argument with my English teacher over the meaning of the word 'existentialism.'
 
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— Craig Ferguson
Bergman was the first to bring metaphysics - religion, death, existentialism - to the screen. ... But the best of Bergman is the way he speaks of women, of the relationship between men and women. He's like a miner digging in search of purity.
 
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— Bertrand Tavernier
Existentialism is about being a saint without God; being your own hero, without all the sanction and support of religion or society.
 
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— Anita Brookner
French intellectual life has, in my opinion, been turned into something cheap and meretricious by the 'star' system. It is like Hollywood. Thus we go from one absurdity to another - Stalinism, existentialism. Lacan, Derrida - some of them obscene ( Stalinism), some simply infantile and ridiculous ( Lacan, Derrida). What is striking, however, is the pomposity and self-importance, at each stage.
 
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— Noam Chomsky
I took a test in Existentialism. I left all the answers blank and got 100.
 
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— Woody Allen
Existentialism does not offer to the reader the consolations of an abstract evasion: existentialism proposes no evasion. On the contrary, its ethics is experienced in the truth of life, and it then appears as the only proposition of salvation which one can address to men.
 
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— Simone de Beauvoir
From the very beginning, existentialism defined itself as a philosophy of ambiguity.
 
— Simone de Beauvoir
Existentialism is the kind of philosophy that makes for legendary children.
 
— Norman Mailer
One fast move or I'm gone,' I realize, gone the way of the last three years of drunken hopelessness which is a physical and spiritual and metaphysical hopelessness you can't learn in school no matter how many books on existentialism or pessimisn you read, or how many jugs of vision-producing Ayahuasca drink, or Mescaline take, or Peyote goop up with -
 
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— Jack Kerouac
Existentialism isn't so atheistic that it wears itself out showing that God doesn't exist. Rather, it declares that even if God did exist, that would change nothing.
 
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— Fyodor Dostoyevsky