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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

You will never be happy if you continue to search for what happiness consists of. You will never live if you are looking for the meaning of life.




Translation

Translation

(French, German)



French
Tu ne seras jamais heureux si tu continues à chercher en quoi consiste le bonheur. Et tu ne vivras jamais si tu recherches le sens de la vie.

German
Du wirst nie glücklich werden, wenn Du weiter danach forschst, woraus das Glück besteht. Du wirst niemals Leben, wenn Du nach dem Sinn des Lebens suchst.




See also 

See also...



The chief danger in life is that you may take too many precautions.

A person who thinks all the time has nothing to think about except thoughts. So he loses touch with reality, and lives in a world of illusion.

I am simply what I am, or I begin to be that. I live in the present. I only remember the past, and anticipate the future. I love to live.




Quotes for: life


Quotes

Quotes about life:


As soon as you trust yourself, you will know how to live.





Man arrives as a novice at each age of his life.





A happy life, therefore, is one which is in accordance with its own nature.





There is more to life than increasing its speed.





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





Go confidently in the direction of your dreams. Live the life you have imagined.











Quotes for: happiness


Quotes

Quotes about happiness:


I have decided to be happy because it's good for my health.





A happy life, therefore, is one which is in accordance with its own nature.





To be happy, we must consider the happiness of another.





Happiness is sometimes hidden in the unknown.





Create all the happiness you are able to create: remove all the misery you are able to remove.





Of all the things which wisdom provides to make us entirely happy, much the greatest is the possession of friendship.











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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