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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

Man is the only creature who refuses to be what he is.




Translation

Translation

(French, German)



French
L'homme est la seule créature qui refuse d'être ce qu'elle est.

German
Der Mensch ist das einzige Geschöpf, das sich dagegen sträubt, das zu sein, was es ist.




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Quotes for: to be


Quotes

Quotes for "to be" or about being:


The greatest thing in the world is to know how to belong to oneself.





To be, or not to be, that is the question.





Every one sees what you appear to be, few really know what you are.





Become who you are!





I think, therefore I am.





Death does not concern us, because as long as we exist, death is not here. And when it does come, we no longer exist.











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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