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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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The absurd is the essential concept and the first truth.
Albert Camus




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Whatever we well understand we express clearly, and words flow with ease.”
Nicolas Boileau-Despréaux - L'Art poétique
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The fundamental concept in social science is Power, in the same sense in which Energy is the fundamental concept in physics.”
Bertrand Russell
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Thoughts without content are empty, intuitions without concepts are blind.”
Immanuel Kant - Critique of Pure Reason
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Intuition and concepts constitute... the elements of all our knowledge, so that neither concepts without an intuition in some way corresponding to them, nor intuition without concepts, can yield knowledge.”
Immanuel Kant
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Society exists only as a mental concept in the real world there are only individuals.”
Oscar Wilde
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Concepts, like individuals, have their histories and are just as incapable of withstanding the ravages of time as are individuals.”
Soren Kierkegaard
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Love truth, but pardon error.”
Voltaire
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Truth is the daughter of time, not of authority.”
Francis Bacon
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Believe those who are seeking the truth; doubt those who find it.”
André Gide
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The language of truth is simple.”
Seneca - Epistulae morales ad Lucilium
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Conformity of the intellect to the things.”
Thomas Aquinas
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Mistakes are, after all, the foundations of truth, and if a man does not know what a thing is, it is at least an increase in knowledge if he knows what it is not.”
Carl Gustav Jung
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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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Freedom is not constituted primarily of privilege but of responsibilities.”
Albert Camus
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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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