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Albert Camus

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Biography : French philosopher, author, and journalist. Nobel Prize in Literature (1957).
Born: 1913 - Died: 1960
Period:
20th century
Place of birth: Algeria
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In the depth of winter I finally learned that there was in me an invincible summer.
Albert Camus - L'Été
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In the depth of winter I finally learned that there was in me an invincible summer.

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The greatness of man lies in his decision to be stronger than his condition.
Albert Camus - Chroniques
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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 - The Plague
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Freedom is not constituted primarily of privilege but of responsibilities.
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Absurd is lucid reason noting its limits.
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I revolt, therefore I am.
Albert Camus - L'Été
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The need to be right - the sign of a vulgar mind.
Albert Camus - Carnets
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I know of only one duty, and that is to love.
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To grow old is to pass from passion to compassion.
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Only it takes time to be happy. A lot of time. Happiness, too, is a long patience.
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To create is to live twice.
Albert Camus - The Myth of Sisyphus
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The struggle itself towards the heights is enough to fill a man's heart. One must imagine Sisyphus happy.
Albert Camus - The Myth of Sisyphus
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Charm is a way of getting the answer 'Yes' without asking a clear question.
Albert Camus - The Fall
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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.
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Real generosity toward the future lies in giving all to the present.
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But what is happiness except the simple harmony between a man and the life he leads?
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There is no shame in preferring happiness.
Albert Camus - The Plague
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Do not wait for the Last Judgment. It takes place every day.
Albert Camus - The Fall
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A Destiny is not a punishment.
Albert Camus - The Myth of Sisyphus
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At the heart of my revolt lay consent.
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Like great works, deep feelings always mean more than they are conscious of saying.
Albert Camus - The Myth of Sisyphus
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To understand is, above all, to unify.
Albert Camus - The Myth of Sisyphus
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Man is the only creature who refuses to be what he is.
Albert Camus - The Rebel
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We always deceive ourselves twice about the people we love - first to their advantage, then to their disadvantage.
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The only real progress lies in learning to be wrong all alone.
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By definition, a government has no conscience. Sometimes it has a policy, but nothing more.
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When you have really exhausted an experience you always reverence and love it.
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Nothing is more despicable than respect based on fear.
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Real nobility is based on scorn, courage, and profound indifference.
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To abandon oneself to principles is really to die - and to die for an impossible love which is the contrary of love.
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