Albert Camus quotes

 quotes - Freedom is nothing but a chance to be better.

“Freedom is nothing but a chance to be better.”

— Albert Camus

 quotes - Don't walk behind me; I may not lead. Don't walk in front of me; I may not follow. Just walk beside me and be my friend.

“Don't walk behind me; I may not lead. Don't walk in front of me; I may not follow. Just walk beside me and be my friend.”

— Albert Camus

 quotes - You know what charm is: a way of getting the answer 'yes' without having asked any clear question.

“You know what charm is: a way of getting the answer 'yes' without having asked any clear question.”

— Albert Camus

 quotes - Those who lack the courage will always find a philosophy to justify it.

“Those who lack the courage will always find a philosophy to justify it.”

— Albert Camus

“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

“I would rather live my life as if there is a God and die to find out there isn't, than live my life as if there isn't and die to find out there is.”

— Albert Camus

“I know of only one duty, and that is to love.”

— Albert Camus

“In the depth of winter I finally learned that there was in me an invincible summer.”

— Albert Camus

“But what is happiness except the simple harmony between a man and the life he leads?”

— Albert Camus

“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

“Blessed are the hearts that can bend; they shall never be broken.”

— Albert Camus

“Nobody realizes that some people expend tremendous energy merely to be normal.”

— Albert Camus

“A guilty conscience needs to confess. A work of art is a confession.”

— Albert Camus

“Autumn is a second spring when every leaf is a flower.”

— Albert Camus

“An intellectual is someone whose mind watches itself.”

— Albert Camus

“Nothing is more despicable than respect based on fear.”

— Albert Camus

“The evil that is in the world almost always comes of ignorance, and good intentions may do as much harm as malevolence if they lack understanding.”

— Albert Camus

“A man without ethics is a wild beast loosed upon this world.”

— Albert Camus

“You cannot create experience. You must undergo it.”

— Albert Camus

“A man's work is nothing but this slow trek to rediscover, through the detours of art, those two or three great and simple images in whose presence his heart first opened.”

— Albert Camus

“Don't wait for the last judgment - it takes place every day.”

— Albert Camus

“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

“At 30 a man should know himself like the palm of his hand, know the exact number of his defects and qualities, know how far he can go, foretell his failures - be what he is. And, above all, accept these things.”

— Albert Camus

“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

“Some people talk in their sleep. Lecturers talk while other people sleep.”

— Albert Camus

“The struggle itself towards the heights is enough to fill a man's heart. One must imagine Sisyphus happy. By definition, a government has no conscience. Sometimes it has a policy, but nothing more.”

— Albert Camus

“A free press can, of course, be good or bad, but, most certainly without freedom, the press will never be anything but bad.”

— Albert Camus

“To be happy we must not be too concerned with others.”

— Albert Camus

“The welfare of the people in particular has always been the alibi of tyrants.”

— Albert Camus

“Without work, all life goes rotten. But when work is soulless, life stifles and dies.”

— Albert Camus
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