Albert Camus

1913 - 1960

A Quote by Albert Camus

"I sometimes think of what future historians will say of us. A single sentence will suffice for modern man: he fornicated and read the papers."

Albert Camus (1913 - 1960)

Source: The Fall (Vintage International)

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A Quote by Albert Camus on happiness

The Four Conditions of Happiness:

Life in the open air, Love for another being,Freedom from ambition,Creation

Albert Camus (1913 - 1960)

Contributed by: Vesna

A Quote by Albert Camus on creation, culture, freedom, future, gifts, relatives, and society

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.

Albert Camus (1913 - 1960)

Contributed by: Zaady

A Quote by Albert Camus on despair, hope, lies, life, understanding, and words

There are some words that I have never really understood, such as sin. . . . For if there is sin against life, it lies perhaps less in despairing of it than in hoping for another life and evading the implacable grandeur of the one we have.

Albert Camus (1913 - 1960)

Contributed by: Zaady

A Quote by Albert Camus

Those who write clearly have readers, those who write obscurely have commentators.

Albert Camus (1913 - 1960)

Contributed by: Zaady

A Quote by Albert Camus on mind and truth

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There are places where the mind dies so that a truth which is its very denial may be born.

Albert Camus (1913 - 1960)

Contributed by: Zaady

A Quote by Albert Camus on death, life, personality, and personality

We continue to shape our personality all our life. If we knew ourselves perfectly, we should die.

Albert Camus (1913 - 1960)

Contributed by: Zaady

A Quote by Albert Camus on deception, love, and people

We always deceive ourselves twice about the people we love - first to their advantage, then to their disadvantage.

Albert Camus (1913 - 1960)

Contributed by: Zaady

A Quote by Albert Camus on despair, faith, hatred, passion, and reason

To those who despair of everything, reason cannot provide a faith, but only passion, and in this case it must be the same passion that lay at the root of the despair, namely humiliation and hatred.

Albert Camus (1913 - 1960)

Contributed by: Zaady

A Quote by Albert Camus on nobility and rebellion

It is not rebellion itself which is noble but the demands it makes upon us.

Albert Camus (1913 - 1960)

Contributed by: Zaady

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