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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
Source: Carnets

Quote

I know of only one duty, and that is to love.
Albert Camus - Carnets




Translation  

Translation

(French, German)


French
Je ne connais qu'un seul devoir, et c'est celui d'aimer.”
Albert Camus - Carnets

German
Ich kenne nur eine einzige Pflicht und das ist die Pflicht zu lieben.”
Albert Camus - Carnets




See also  

See also...



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Love is a better teacher than duty.”
Albert Einstein




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Quotes about love:



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To live means to love, but above all, to love life.”
Blanche Pierson
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Intelligence has value only in the service of love.”
Antoine de Saint-Exupery
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Love, and do what you will.”
Augustine of Hippo - Homilies on the First Epistle of John
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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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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.”
Carl Gustav Jung
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Where there is love there is life.”
Mahatma Gandhi
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Quotes for: duty:


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There is only one science to teach to children. It is that of man's duties.”
Jean-Jacques Rousseau - Emile, or On Education
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Among the special duties to others, the first is Truthfulness in speech and action.”
Georg Wilhelm Friedrich Hegel
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Freedom is not constituted primarily of privilege but of responsibilities.”
Albert Camus
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Love can do much, but duty more.”
Johann Wolfgang von Goethe
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All the great things are simple, and many can be expressed in a single word: freedom, justice, honor, duty, mercy, hope.”
Winston Churchill
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The duty of man is the same in respect to his own nature as in respect to the nature of all other things, namely not to follow it but to amend it.”
John Stuart Mill
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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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