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Albert Camus

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Biography - Albert Camus:

French philosopher, author, and journalist. Nobel Prize in Literature (1957).
Born: 1913 - Died: 1960
Period:
20th century
Place of birth: Algeria
Algeria

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Freedom is not constituted primarily of privilege but of responsibilities.
Albert Camus




Translation  

Translation

(French, German)


French
La liberté ne comprend pas essentiellement des privilèges, mais surtout des obligations.”
Albert Camus

German
Die Freiheit besteht in erster Linie nicht aus Privilegien, sondern aus Pflichten.”
Albert Camus




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Liberty means responsibility. That is why most men dread it.”
George Bernard Shaw

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Freedom has been wholly interpreted as a right, as a thing which people are entitled to claim, whereas what it really is above all is an obligation and a duty.”
Nikolai Berdyaev




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People demand freedom of speech as a compensation for the freedom of thought which they seldom use.”
Soren Kierkegaard
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"Just living is not enough," said the butterfly, "one must have sunshine, freedom and a little flower."”
Hans Christian Andersen
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There is no easy walk to freedom anywhere.”
Nelson Mandela
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This is the highest wisdom that I own; freedom and life are earned by those alone who conquer them each day anew.”
Johann Wolfgang von Goethe - Faust: A Tragedy
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Forgiveness is the key to action and freedom.”
Hannah Arendt
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Art is the daughter of freedom.”
Friedrich Schiller
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Quotes for: duty:


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I know of only one duty, and that is to love.”
Albert Camus - Carnets
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Love is a better teacher than duty.”
Albert Einstein
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There is only one science to teach to children. It is that of man's duties.”
Jean-Jacques Rousseau - Emile, or On Education
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Among the special duties to others, the first is Truthfulness in speech and action.”
Georg Wilhelm Friedrich Hegel
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Love can do much, but duty more.”
Johann Wolfgang von Goethe
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All the great things are simple, and many can be expressed in a single word: freedom, justice, honor, duty, mercy, hope.”
Winston Churchill
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Albert Camus also said...


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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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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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Absurd is lucid reason noting its limits.”
Albert Camus
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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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