Albert Camus

1913 - 1960

A Quote by Albert Camus on passion, selfishness, truth, and vices

A liking for truth at any cost is a passion that spares nothing and that nothing resists. It's a vice, at times a comfort, or a selfishness.

Albert Camus (1913 - 1960)

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A Quote by Albert Camus on falsehood and truth

Truth, like light, blinds. Falsehood, on the contrary, is a beautiful twilight that enhances every object.

Albert Camus (1913 - 1960)

Source: The Fall, 1957

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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)

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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)

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A Quote by Albert Camus on death, men, seriousness, sincerity, and skepticism

Men are never convinced of your reasons, of your sincerity, of the seriousness of your sufferings, except by your death. So long as you are alive, your case is doubtful; you have a right only to their skepticism.

Albert Camus (1913 - 1960)

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A Quote by Albert Camus on happiness, kindness, money, people, and spirituality

It is a kind of spiritual snobbery that makes people think they can be happy without money.

Albert Camus (1913 - 1960)

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A Quote by Albert Camus on belief, fulfillment, happiness, heart, and struggle

The struggle to reach the top is itself enough to fulfill the heart of man. One must believe that Sisyphus is happy.

Albert Camus (1913 - 1960)

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A Quote by Albert Camus on happiness and sharing

Your successes and happiness are forgiven you only if you generously consent to share them.

Albert Camus (1913 - 1960)

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A Quote by Albert Camus on people and sleep

Some people talk in their sleep. Lecturers talk while other people sleep.

Albert Camus (1913 - 1960)

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A Quote by Albert Camus on friendship, passion, sincerity, and truth

How can sincerity be a condition of friendship? A taste for truth at any cost is a passion which spares nothing.

Albert Camus (1913 - 1960)

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