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No Exit

No Exit


by Jean-Paul Sartre

No Exit Philosophical Viewpoints: Existentialism Quotes

How we cite our quotes: Citations follow this format: (Line). Every time a character talks counts as one line, even if what they say turns into a long monologue. We used the translation by S. Gilbert found in No Exit and Three Other Plays, published by Vintage International in 1989.

Quote #10

GARCIN: But if you'll make the effort, if you'll only WILL it hard enough, I dare say we can really love each other. (473)

About two minutes ago, Garcin claimed that he could never love Estelle, since he knew her too well. What changed?

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