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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

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




Translation

Translation

(French, German)



French
Mais qu'est-ce que le bonheur si ce n'est la simple harmonie entre l'homme et la vie qu'il mène?

German
Doch was ist Glück, wenn nicht die einfache Harmonie zwischen einem Menschen und dem Leben, das er führt?




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Happiness is when what you think, what you say, and what you do are in harmony.

When man is happy, he is in harmony with himself and his environment.

A happy life, therefore, is one which is in accordance with its own nature.

Action is the language of the body and should harmonize with the spirit within.




Quotes for: life


Quotes

Quotes about life:


As soon as you trust yourself, you will know how to live.





Man arrives as a novice at each age of his life.





There is more to life than increasing its speed.





To live means to love, but above all, to love life.





Go confidently in the direction of your dreams. Live the life you have imagined.





And life itself confided this secret to me: "Behold," it said, "I am that which must always overcome itself.











Quotes for: happiness


Quotes

Quotes about happiness:


I have decided to be happy because it's good for my health.





To be happy, we must consider the happiness of another.





Happiness is sometimes hidden in the unknown.





Create all the happiness you are able to create: remove all the misery you are able to remove.





Happiness is a virtue, not its reward.





Of all the things which wisdom provides to make us entirely happy, much the greatest is the possession of friendship.











Quotes for: harmony


Quotes

Quotes for: harmony


Out of clutter find simplicity ; From discord find harmony; In the middle of difficulty lies opportunity.





Harmony between two individuals is never granted - it has to be conquered indefinitely.





From things that differ comes the most beautiful harmony.





Wisdom is harmony.





It is doubtless a fine harmony when doing and saying go together.





He who lives in harmony with himself lives in harmony with the universe.











Quotes

Albert Camus also said...


The need to be right - the sign of a vulgar mind.





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





The greatness of man lies in his decision to be stronger than his condition.





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.





True artists scorn nothing: they are obliged to understand rather than to judge.





Freedom is not constituted primarily of privilege but of responsibilities.












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