Albert camus Quotes

โ€œThe only way to deal with an unfree world i...

โ€œThe only way to deal with an unfree world is to become so absolutely free that your very existence is an act of rebellion.โ€ โ€• Albert Camus
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โ€Should I kill mys...

โ€Should I kill myself, or have a cup of coffee?โ€ -Albert Camus
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โ€œMany people have asked what is the meaning of life. Tha...

โ€œMany people have asked what is the meaning of life. That answer is simple. It is whatever happens to prevent one, in any given moment, from killing themselves.โ€ -Albert Camus
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โ€œIn the depth of winter, I finall...

โ€œIn the depth of winter, I finally learned that within me there lay an invincible summer.โ€ โ€• Albert Camus
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โ€œMan is always prey to his truths. ...

โ€œMan is always prey to his truths. Once he has admitted them, he cannot free himself from them.โ€ โ€• Albert Camus
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โ€œThe literal meaning of life is w...

โ€œThe literal meaning of life is whatever you're doing that prevents you from killing yourselfโ€ Albert Camus
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"We'll sum it up in one sentence: mechanical ci...

"We'll sum it up in one sentence: mechanical civilization has just reached its final degree of savagery." โ€” Albert Camus on the bombing of Hiroshima
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Real generosity towards the ...

Real generosity towards the future consists in giving all to what is present - Albert Camus
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โ€œNobody realizes that some pe...

โ€œNobody realizes that some people expend tremendous energy merely to be normal.โ€ โ€• Albert Camus
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โ€œItโ€™s better to die on o...

โ€œItโ€™s better to die on oneโ€™s feet than to live on oneโ€™s knees.โ€ ~ Albert Camus
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Beauty is unbearable, drives us to despair, offering us fo...

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 (notebook)
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โ€˜What is a rebe...

โ€˜What is a rebel ? A man who says no.โ€™ - Albert Camus
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"Your successes and happiness are...

"Your successes and happiness are forgiven you only if you generously consent to share them." -Albert Camus
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โ€œMan is the only crea...

โ€œMan is the only creature who refuses to be what he is.โ€ โ€• Albert Camus
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โ€œDonโ€™t walk in front of meโ€ฆ I may not foll...

โ€œDonโ€™t walk in front of meโ€ฆ I may not follow, Donโ€™t walk behind meโ€ฆ I may not lead, Walk beside meโ€ฆ just be my friend.โ€ โ€• Albert Camus
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"A stranger to myself and to the world, armed solely with a thought that negates itself as soo...

"A stranger to myself and to the world, armed solely with a thought that negates itself as soon as it asserts, what is this condition in which I can have peace only by refusing to know and to live, in which the appetite for conquest bumps into walls that defy its assaults?" - Albert Camus
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โ€ช"In this unintelligible and limit...

โ€ช"In this unintelligible and limited universe, man's fate henceforth assumes its meaning."โ€ฌ โ€ช- Albert Camusโ€ฌ
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"Charm is a way of getting t...

"Charm is a way of getting the answer yes without asking a clear question." โ€” Albert Camus
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"You will never be happy if you continue to search f...

"You will never be happy if you continue to search for what happiness consists of. You will never live if you are looking for the meaning of life." ~ Albert Camus
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"The human heart has a tiresome tendency to label as fate only what crushes it. But ha...

"The human heart has a tiresome tendency to label as fate only what crushes it. But happiness likewise, in its way, is without reason, since it is inevitable. Modern man, however, takes the credit for it himself, when he doesnโ€™t fail to recognize it." --Albert Camus
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"Blessed are the hearts t...

"Blessed are the hearts that can bend; they shall never be broken." --Albert Camus
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"Autumn is a second s...

"Autumn is a second spring when every leaf is a flower" - Albert Camus
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โ€œThe literal meaning of life is wh...

โ€œThe literal meaning of life is whatever you're doing that prevents you from killing yourself.โ€ โ€• Albert Camus
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โ€œIt would be the most peaceful to love in silence, ...

โ€œIt would be the most peaceful to love in silence, but there are consciousness and personality, so we have to speak. And then love becomes hell.โ€ - Albert Camus
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โ€œNobody realizes that some pe...

โ€œNobody realizes that some people expend tremendous energy merely to be normal.โ€ โ€• Albert Camus
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" Nobody realizes that some pe...

" Nobody realizes that some people expend tremendous energy merely to be normal. " - Albert Camus.
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The only way to deal with an unfree world i...

The only way to deal with an unfree world is to become so absolutely free that your very existence is an act of rebellion. -Albert Camus
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"Always go too far, beca...

"Always go too far, because thatโ€™s where youโ€™ll find the truth." --Albert Camus
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"A true masterpiec...

"A true masterpiece does not tell everthing." - Albert Camus
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"There is but one truly seri...

"There is but one truly serious philosophical problem, and that is suicide" - Albert Camus
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"All great deeds and all great thoughts have a ridicu...

"All great deeds and all great thoughts have a ridiculous beginning. Great works are often born on a street corner or in a restaurant's revolving door." - Albert Camus
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"But in the end one needs ...

"But in the end one needs more courage to live than to kill himself." --Albert Camus
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โ€œTo know oneself, ...

โ€œTo know oneself, one should assert oneself.โ€ โ€” Albert Camus
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Fiction is the lie t...

Fiction is the lie through which we tell the truth.โ€ โ€• Albert Camus
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"Too many have dispensed w...

"Too many have dispensed with generosity in order to practice charity." โ€” Albert Camus
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Nobody realises that some pe...

Nobody realises that some people expend tremendous energy merely to be normal - Albert Camus
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"I rebel; th...

"I rebel; therefore I exist." --Albert Camus
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โ€œWhoever gives nothing has nothing....

โ€œWhoever gives nothing has nothing. The greatest misfortune is not to be unloved, but not to love.โ€ Albert Camus
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You know what charm is: a way of ge...

You know what charm is: a way of getting the answer yes without having asked any clear question. - Albert Camus
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"The only way to deal with an unfree world i...

"The only way to deal with an unfree world is to become so absolutely free that your very existence is an act of rebellion." --Albert Camus
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"In the depth of winter I final...

"In the depth of winter I finally learned that there was in me an invincible summer." --Albert Camus
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"Some people talk in their ...

"Some people talk in their sleep. Lecturers talk while other people sleep.โ€ โ€“Albert Camus
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"At a certain level of suffering or ...

"At a certain level of suffering or injustice no one can do anything for anyone. Pain is solitary." - Albert Camus
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โ€œNobody realizes that some pe...

โ€œNobody realizes that some people expend tremendous energy merely to be normal.โ€ โ€• Albert Camus
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"In the depth of winter I final...

"In the depth of winter I finally learned that there was in me an invincible summer." - Albert Camus
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"I had only a little time left an...

"I had only a little time left and I didn't want to waste it on God." - Albert Camus, The Stranger (1942)
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โ€œDonโ€™t walk in front of meโ€ฆ I may not fol...

โ€œDonโ€™t walk in front of meโ€ฆ I may not follow Donโ€™t walk behind meโ€ฆ I may not lead Walk beside meโ€ฆ just be my friendโ€ โ€• Albert Camus
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I may not have been sure about what r...

I may not have been sure about what really did interest me, but I was absolutely sure about what didn't. - Albert Camus
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โ€œThe human heart has a tiresome tendency to label as fat...

โ€œThe human heart has a tiresome tendency to label as fate only what crushes it. But happiness likewise, in its way, is without reason, since it is inevitable.โ€ - Albert Camus
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"One must imag...

"One must imagine Sisyphus happy." - Albert Camus
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Man is the only crea...

Man is the only creature that refuses to be what he is. Albert Camus
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One grows out of...

One grows out of pity when itโ€™s useless ~ Albert Camus
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To know oneself,...

To know oneself, one should assert oneself. Albert Camus
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The purpose of a writer is...

The purpose of a writer is to keep civilization from destroying itself. Albert Camus
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The purpose of a writer is...

The purpose of a writer is to keep civilization from destroying itself. Albert Camus
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"Seeking what is true...

"Seeking what is true is not seeking what is desirable.โ€ Albert Camus
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โ€œMen must live and cr...

โ€œMen must live and create. Live to the point of tears.โ€ ~ Albert Camus
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"It is a kind of spiritual snobbe...

"It is a kind of spiritual snobbery that makes people think they can be happy without money." Albert Camus
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