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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

Truth, like light, blinds. Falsehood, on the contrary, is a beautiful twilight that enhances every object.




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(French)



French
La vérité, comme la lumière, aveugle. Le mensonge, au contraire, est un beau crépuscule, qui met chaque objet en valeur.




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Quotes for: truth


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Quotes for: truth


Truth prevails only to the extent that we successfully assert it. The victory of reason can only be the victory of rational people.





Believe those who are seeking the truth; doubt those who find it.





Truth is the daughter of time, not of authority.





Love truth, but pardon error.





The language of truth is simple.





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.











Quotes for: light


Quotes

Quotes about light:


How far that little candle throws its beams! So shines a good deed in a naughty world.





All the diversity, all the charm, all the beauty of life are made up of light and shade.





To love beauty is to see light.





Cinema is the form of modern writing whose ink is light.





Where there is much light, the shadow is deep.





What light is to the eyes - what air is to the lungs - what love is to the heart, liberty is to the soul of man.











Quotes for: lie


Quotes

Quotes about lie:


Convictions are more dangerous enemies of truth than lies.





Art is the most beautiful of all lies.





Anyone who tells a lie has not a pure heart, and cannot make a good soup.





Success has always been a great liar.





The truth is often a terrible weapon of aggression. It is possible to lie, and even to murder, with the truth.





A lie would have no sense unless the truth were felt dangerous.











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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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