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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

Without culture, and the relative freedom it implies, society, even when perfect, is but a jungle. This is why any authentic creation is a gift to the future.




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Quotes for: future


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Quotes about the future:


Never let the future disturb you. You will meet it, if you have to, with the same weapons of reason which today arm you against the present.
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Enjoy present pleasures in such a way as not to injure future ones.
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As for the future, your task is not to foresee it, but to enable it.
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Man is the future of man.
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The distinction between the past, present and future is only a stubbornly persistent illusion.
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The secret of health for both mind and body is not to mourn for the past, not to worry about the future, or not to anticipate troubles, but to live in the present moment wisely and earnestly.
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Quotes for: freedom


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Quotes about freedom:


People demand freedom of speech as a compensation for the freedom of thought which they seldom use.
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Article IV – Liberty consists of doing anything which does not harm others: thus, the exercise of the natural rights of each man has only those borders which assure other members of the society the enjoyment of these same rights. These borders can be determined only by the law.
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"Just living is not enough," said the butterfly, "one must have sunshine, freedom and a little flower."
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There is no easy walk to freedom anywhere.
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This is the highest wisdom that I own; freedom and life are earned by those alone who conquer them each day anew.
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Forgiveness is the key to action and freedom.
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Quotes for: culture


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Quotes about culture:


Culture is what remains when one has forgotten everything we had learned.
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Philosophy is the culture of the soul.
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We must cultivate our garden.
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Whatever makes for cultural development is working also against war.
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Anything that degrades culture shortens the paths that lead to servitude.
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It seems to me that, in every culture, I come across a chapter headed 'Wisdom.' And then I know exactly what is going to follow: 'Vanity of vanities, all is vanity.'
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Quotes for: society


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Quotes for: society


Article IV – Liberty consists of doing anything which does not harm others: thus, the exercise of the natural rights of each man has only those borders which assure other members of the society the enjoyment of these same rights. These borders can be determined only by the law.
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The saddest aspect of life right now is that science gathers knowledge faster than society gathers wisdom.
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Society is composed of two great classes those who have more dinners than appetite, and those who have more appetite than dinners.
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Article V – The law has the right to forbid only actions harmful to society. Anything which is not forbidden by the law cannot be impeded, and no one can be constrained to do what it does not order.
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Article XV – The society has the right of requesting account from any public agent of its administration.
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Article XVI – Any society in which the guarantee of rights is not assured, nor the separation of powers determined, has no Constitution.
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The need to be right - the sign of a vulgar mind.
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In the depth of winter I finally learned that there was in me an invincible summer.
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The greatness of man lies in his decision to be stronger than his condition.
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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.
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Freedom is not constituted primarily of privilege but of responsibilities.
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Absurd is lucid reason noting its limits.
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