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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: Chroniques

Quote

The greatness of man lies in his decision to be stronger than his condition.
Albert Camus - Chroniques




Translation  

Translation

(French, German)


French
La grandeur de l'homme est dans sa décision d'être plus fort que sa condition.”
Albert Camus - Chroniques

German
Die Größe des Menschen liegt in seiner Entscheidung, stärker zu sein als das, was ihn bestimmt.”
Albert Camus - Chroniques




See also  

See also...



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The ultimate measure of a man is not where he stands in moments of comfort and convenience, but where he stands at times of challenge and controversy.”
Martin Luther King Jr.




Quotes

Quotes about decision:


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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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The present is not a potential past; it is the moment of choice and action.”
Simone de Beauvoir
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All we have to decide is what to do with the time that is given us.”
John Ronald Reuel Tolkien - The Lord of the Rings
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As soon as questions of will or decision or reason or choice of action arise, human science is at a loss.”
Noam Chomsky
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How many cares one loses when one decides not to be something but to be someone.”
Gabrielle Chasnel, dîte Coco Chanel
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Certainly thinking is pleasant, but the pleasure of thinking must be subordinated to the art of making decisions.”
Émile-Auguste Chartier, known as Alain - Propos sur le bonheur
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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 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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The need to be right - the sign of a vulgar mind.”
Albert Camus - Carnets
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