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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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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




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Translation

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La beauté est insupportable. Elle nous désespère, éternité d'une minute que nous voudrions pourtant étirer tout le long du temps.”
Albert Camus




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Quotes about beauty:



Quotes for: beauty

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Everything has beauty, but not everyone sees it.”
Confucius
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Since love grows within you, so beauty grows. For love is the beauty of the soul.”
Augustine of Hippo
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What beauty is, I know not.”
Albrecht Dürer
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I hold that the perfection of form and beauty is contained in the sum of all men.”
Albrecht Dürer - Four Books of Human Proportion
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Beauty is the sole ambition, the exclusive goal of Taste.”
Charles Baudelaire
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I can barely conceive of a type of beauty in which there is no Melancholy.”
Charles Baudelaire
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Quotes about time:



Quotes for: time

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In rivers, the water that you touch is the last of what has passed and the first of that which comes; so with present time.”
Leonardo da Vinci
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Truth is the daughter of time, not of authority.”
Francis Bacon
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Time is a great master; it regulates things well.”
Pierre Corneille - Sertorius
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Those who make the worst use of their time are the first to complain of its brevity.”
Jean de La Bruyere - Les Caractères
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What then is time? If no one asks me, I know what it is. If I wish to explain it to him who asks, I do not know.”
Augustine of Hippo - Confessions
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It takes a long time to become young.”
Pablo Picasso
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Quotes about eternity:


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It is found again.
What? Eternity.
It is the sea
Gone with the sun.”

Arthur Rimbaud
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Time, that moving image of an immovable eternity.”
Jean-Baptiste Rousseau
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Be humanity evermore our goal.”
Johann Wolfgang von Goethe
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As if you could kill time without injuring eternity.”
Henry David Thoreau
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If life is ephemeral, the fact of having lived a life which is ephemeral is an eternal fact.”
Vladimir Jankélévitch - La Mort
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Eternity is like a wheel, which has neither beginning nor end.”
Hildegard of Bingen
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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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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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