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Albert Camus
Albert Camus
(1913 - 1960)
French nivelist, author and philosopher. Nobel Prize Winner for Literature.
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I shall tell you a great secret, my friend. Do not wait for the last judgement, it takes place every day.
- Albert Camus | Action Quotes
The struggle to the top is in itself enough to fulfill the human heart. Sisyphus should be regarded as happy.
- Albert Camus | Adversity Quotes
Every artist preserves deep within him a single source from which, throughout his lifetime, he draws what he is and what he says and when the source dries up the work withers and crumbles.
- Albert Camus | Art and the Artist Quotes
Beauty is unbearable, drives us to despair, offering us for a minute the glimpse of an eternity that we should like to stretch out over the whole of time.
- Albert Camus | Beauty Quotes
Charm is a way of getting the answer yes without having asked any clear question.
As a remedy to life in society, I would suggest the big city. Nowadays it is the only desert within our reach.
Nothing is more despicable than respect based on fear.
- Albert Camus | Fear Quotes
To be happy, we must not be too concerned with others.
- Albert Camus | Happiness Quotes
We rarely confide in those who are better than we are.
- Albert Camus | Human Relations Quotes
The innocent is the person who explains nothing.
- Albert Camus | Innocence Quotes
An intellectual is someone whose mind watches itself.
- Albert Camus | Intellect Quotes
The slave begins by demanding justice and ends by wanting to wear a crown. He must dominate in his turn.
If there is a sin against life, it consists perhaps not so much in despairing of life as in hoping for another, and in eluding the implacable grandeur of this life.
- Albert Camus | Life Quotes
He who despairs of the human condition is a coward, but he who has hope for it is a fool.
- Albert Camus | Life Quotes
A novel is never anything but a philosophy put into images.
- Albert Camus | Literature Quotes
We always deceive ourselves twice about the people we love - first to their advantage, then to their disadvantage.
- Albert Camus | Love Quotes
Love cannot accept what it is. Everywhere on earth it cries out against kindness, compassion, intelligence, everything that leads to compromise. Love demands the impossible, the absolute, the sky on fire, inexhaustible springtime, life after death, and death itself transfigured into eternal life.
- Albert Camus | Love Quotes
In the midst of winter, I finally learned that there was in me an invincible summer.
An intense feeling carries with it its own universe, magnificent or wretched as the case may be.
Politics, and the fate of mankind, are shaped by men without ideals and without greatness.
- Albert Camus | Politics Quotes
Don't wait for the Last Judgment. It takes place every day.
- Albert Camus | Religion Quotes
To know oneself, one should assert oneself.
We call first truths those we discover after all the others.
- Albert Camus | Truth Quotes
I know myself too well to believe in pure virtue.
- Albert Camus | Virtue Quotes
There is dignity in work only when it is work freely accepted.
- Albert Camus | Work Quotes
To write is to become disinterested. There is a certain renunciation in art.
But what is happiness except the simple harmony between a man and the life he leads?
- Albert Camus | Happiness Quotes
If there is a sin against life, it consists perhaps not so much in despairing of life as in hoping for another, and in eluding the implacable grandeur of this life.
- Albert Camus | Forgiveness Quotes
Don't believe your friends when they ask you to be honest with them. All they really want is to be maintained in the good opinion they have of themselves.
- Albert Camus | Friendship Quotes
To know oneself, one should assert oneself.
- Albert Camus | Self-Knowledge Quotes
At thirty a man should know himself like the palm of his hand, know the exact number of his defects and qualities. ... And above all, accept these things.
- Albert Camus | Self-Acceptance Quotes
If, after all, men cannot always make history have a meaning, they can always act so that their own lives have one.
- Albert Camus | Self-Reliance Quotes
Every minute of life carries with it its miraculous value, and its face of eter1nal youth.
- Albert Camus | One Day Quotes
Real generosity toward the future lies in giving all to the present.
- Albert Camus | The Present Quotes
Life is the sum of all your choices.
- Albert Camus | Decisions Quotes
At thirty a man should know himself like the palm of his hand, know the exact number of his defects and qualities. ... And, above all, accept these things.
This is the century of fear.
- Albert Camus | Fear Quotes
Nothing is more despicable than respect based on fear.
We are not certain, we are never certain.
Freedom is nothing else but a chance to be better, whereas enslavement is a certainty of the worst.
Psychology is action, not thinking about oneself.
- Albert Camus | Getting Going Quotes
If, after all, men cannot always make history have a meaning, they can always act so that their own lives have one.
- Albert Camus | Success Quotes
Freedom is nothing else but a chance to be better, whereas enslavement is a certainty of the worst.
- Albert Camus | Opportunities Quotes
There is no more dreadful punishment than futile and hopeless labor.
- Albert Camus | Work Quotes
If, after all, men cannot always make history have a meaning, they can always act so that their own lives have one.
- Albert Camus | Time Quotes
In the depth of winter, I finally learned that there was in me an invincible summer.
- Albert Camus | Adversity Quotes
But what is happiness except the simple harmony between a man and the life he leads.
- Albert Camus | Lighten up Quotes
In the depth of winter I finally learned that there was in me an invincible summer.
- Albert Camus | Peace Quotes
We rarely confide in those who are better than we are.
- Albert Camus | Relationship Quotes
We rarely confide in those who are better than we are.
- Albert Camus | Relationship Quotes
We rarely confide in those who are better than we are.
- Albert Camus | Relationship Quotes
We rarely confide in those who are better than we are.
- Albert Camus | Relationship Quotes
We rarely confide in those who are better than we are.
- Albert Camus | Relationship Quotes
We rarely confide in those who are better than we are.
- Albert Camus | Relationship Quotes
We rarely confide in those who are better than we are.
- Albert Camus | Relationship Quotes
We rarely confide in those who are better than we are.
- Albert Camus | Relationship Quotes


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