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Quote of Albert Camus - I know of only one duty...


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

I know of only one duty, and that is to love.




Translation

Translation

(French, German)



French
Je ne connais qu'un seul devoir, et c'est celui d'aimer.

German
Ich kenne nur eine einzige Pflicht und das ist die Pflicht zu lieben.




See also 

See also...



Love is a better teacher than duty.




Quotes for: love


Quotes

Quotes about love:


Where love rules, there is no will to power and where power predominates, there love is lacking. The one is the shadow of the other.





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





Love, love, all the rest is nothing.





Intelligence has value only in the service of love.





There is always some madness in love. But there is also always some reason in madness.





Love, and do what you will.











Quotes for: duty


Quotes

Quotes for: duty


There is only one science to teach to children. It is that of man's duties.





Among the special duties to others, the first is Truthfulness in speech and action.





Freedom is not constituted primarily of privilege but of responsibilities.





It is much easier to obey your superior than to command yourself; and when you can do whatever you want, it's not easy to want only what you have to.





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.





Health is the primary duty of life.











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.





Freedom is not constituted primarily of privilege but of responsibilities.





Absurd is lucid reason noting its limits.












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