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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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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.
Albert Camus




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.”
Albert Camus

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.”
Albert Camus




See also  

See also...



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

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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.”
Alan Watts

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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.”
Henry David Thoreau




Quotes

Quotes about life:



Quotes for: life

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As soon as you trust yourself, you will know how to live.”
Johann Wolfgang von Goethe - Faust: A Tragedy
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There is more to life than increasing its speed.”
Mahatma Gandhi
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To live means to love, but above all, to love life.”
Blanche Pierson
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Give every day the chance to become the most beautiful day of your life.”
Mark Twain
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Man arrives a novice at every age of life.”
Nicolas Chamfort - Maximes et pensées
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My life is my message.”
Mahatma Gandhi
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Quotes about happiness:


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I have decided to be happy because it's good for my health.”
Voltaire - Letter to the Abbé Trublet
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Happiness is sometimes hidden in the unknown.”
Victor Hugo
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To be happy, we must consider the happiness of another.”
Gaston Bachelard - La Psychanalyse du feu
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Create all the happiness you are able to create: remove all the misery you are able to remove.”
Jeremy Bentham
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Of all the things which wisdom provides to make us entirely happy, much the greatest is the possession of friendship.”
Epicurus
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We should laugh before being happy, for fear of dying without having laughed.”
Jean de La Bruyere
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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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