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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

Quote

Man is the only creature who refuses to be what he is.
Albert Camus - The Rebel




Translation  

Translation

(French, German)


French
L'homme est la seule créature qui refuse d'être ce qu'elle est.”
Albert Camus - L'Homme révolté

German
Der Mensch ist das einzige Geschöpf, das sich dagegen sträubt, das zu sein, was es ist.”
Albert Camus - Der Mensch in der Revolte




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Quotes for "to be" or about being:



Quotes for: to be

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The greatest thing in the world is to know how to belong to oneself.”
Michel de Montaigne - Essays
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To be, or not to be, that is the question.”
William Shakespeare - The Tragedy of Hamlet, Prince of Denmark
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Every one sees what you appear to be, few really know what you are.”
Niccolo Machiavelli
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Become who you are!”
Friedrich Wilhelm Nietzsche - Thus Spoke Zarathustra
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I think, therefore I am.”
René Descartes - Discourse on the Method
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Death does not concern us, because as long as we exist, death is not here. And when it does come, we no longer exist.”
Epicurus
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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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