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Quotation by Jean-Paul Sartre
Every age has its own poetry; in every age the circumstances of history choose a nation, a race, a class to take up the torch by creating situations that can be expressed or transcended only through poetry.
Jean-Paul Sartre (1905–1980), French philosopher, author. "Orphée Noir," preface, Anthologie de la Nouvelle Poésie Nègre et Malgache (1948).
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