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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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Absurd is lucid reason noting its limits.
Albert Camus




Translation  

Translation

(French, German)


French
L’absurde, c’est la raison lucide qui constate ses limites.”
Albert Camus

German
Das Absurde ist die erhellte Vernunft, die ihre Grenzen feststellt.”
Albert Camus




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Quotes

Quotes about reason:


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There is always some madness in love. But there is also always some reason in madness.”
Friedrich Wilhelm Nietzsche - Thus Spoke Zarathustra
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The heart has its reasons, of which reason knows nothing.”
Blaise Pascal - Pensées
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Two extremes: to exclude reason, to admit reason only.”
Blaise Pascal - Pensées
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Good sense is, of all things among men, the most equally distributed; for every one thinks himself so abundantly provided with it, that those even who are the most difficult to satisfy in everything else, do not usually desire a larger measure of this quality than they already possess. And in this it is not likely that all are mistaken: the conviction is rather to be held as testifying that the power of judging aright and of distinguishing truth from error, which is properly what is called good sense or reason, is by nature equal in all men; and that the diversity of our opinions, consequently, does not arise from some being endowed with a larger share of reason than others, but solely from this, that we conduct our thoughts along different ways, and do not fix our attention on the same objects. For to be possessed of a vigorous mind is not enough; the prime requisite is rightly to apply it.”
René Descartes - Discourse on the Method
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Youth must be mastered not by force but by reason.”
Publilius Syrus - Sentences
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Humility is not a virtue; that is, it does not arise from reason.”
Baruch Spinoza - Ethics
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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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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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