logo
English German French
language
Albert Camus

Quote of Albert Camus - Man is not entirely to blame...


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 not entirely to blame; it was not he who started history; nor is he entirely innocent, since he continues it.
Albert Camus - L'Été




Translation  

Translation

(French)


French
L'homme n'est pas entièrement coupable : il n'a pas commencé l'histoire ; ni tout à fait innocent, puisqu'il la continue.”
Albert Camus - L'Été




See also  

See also...






Quotes

Quotes about history:



Quotes for: History

Quote
Poetry is finer and more philosophical than history for poetry expresses the universal, and history only the particular.”
Aristotle
facebook twitter google plus linkedin
Translations available
View quote




Quote
Hegel was right when he said that we learn from history that man can never learn anything from history.”
George Bernard Shaw
facebook twitter google plus linkedin
Translations available
View quote




Quote
What experience and history teach is this — that people and governments never have learned anything from history, or acted on principles deduced from it.”
Georg Wilhelm Friedrich Hegel - Lectures on the Philosophy of History
facebook twitter google plus linkedin
Translations available
View quote




Quote
Humanity takes itself too seriously. It is the world's original sin. If the caveman had known how to laugh, History would have been different.”
Oscar Wilde - The Picture of Dorian Gray
facebook twitter google plus linkedin
Translations available
View quote




Quote
What is history? An echo of the past in the future a reflex from the future on the past.”
Victor Hugo - The Man Who Laughs
facebook twitter google plus linkedin
Translations available
View quote




Quote
If history repeats itself, and the unexpected always happens, how incapable must Man be of learning from experience.”
George Bernard Shaw
facebook twitter google plus linkedin
Translations available
View quote










Quotes

Quotes about man, all human beings:



Quotes for: Man

Quote
Man arrives a novice at every age of life.”
Nicolas Chamfort - Maximes et pensées
facebook twitter google plus linkedin
Translations available
View quote




Quote
Man is the future of man.”
Francis Ponge
facebook twitter google plus linkedin
Translations available
View quote




Quote
No man is weak by choice.”
Luc de Clapiers, marquis de Vauvenargues - Reflexions and Maxims
facebook twitter google plus linkedin
Translations available
View quote




Quote
Man is but a reed, the most feeble thing in nature, but he is a thinking reed.”
Blaise Pascal - Pensées
facebook twitter google plus linkedin
Translations available
View quote




Quote
We build too many walls and not enough bridges.”
facebook twitter google plus linkedin
Translations available
View quote




Quote
The greatness of man lies in his decision to be stronger than his condition.”
Albert Camus - Chroniques
facebook twitter google plus linkedin
Translations available
View quote










Quotes

Albert Camus also said...


Quote
In the depth of winter I finally learned that there was in me an invincible summer.”
Albert Camus - L'Été
facebook twitter google plus linkedin
Translations available
View quote



Quote
The greatness of man lies in his decision to be stronger than his condition.”
Albert Camus - Chroniques
facebook twitter google plus linkedin
Translations available
View quote



Quote
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
facebook twitter google plus linkedin
Translations available
View quote



Quote
Freedom is not constituted primarily of privilege but of responsibilities.”
Albert Camus
facebook twitter google plus linkedin
Translations available
View quote



Quote
Absurd is lucid reason noting its limits.”
Albert Camus
facebook twitter google plus linkedin
Translations available
View quote



Quote
I revolt, therefore I am.”
Albert Camus - L'Été
facebook twitter google plus linkedin
Translations available
View quote










info   A quotation is a statement taken out of its context. Therefore, it is necessary to place any quotation within its author's work and its historical, geographical or philosophical context in order to fully understand its meaning. | The quotations stated on this site express their authors' opinion and do not reflect that of Buboquote.com


info   Image attribution:  title, author, license and source of the original file on Wikipedia. Modifications: changes have been made from the original file (cropping, resizing, renaming and color change).



logo

 Subscribe to the quote of the day email

Subscribe to the Quote of the Day to receive a quote every day in your inbox. It is spam-free and you can unsubscribe at any time.







Free | no spam