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 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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A Quote by Albert Camus on truth

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The absurd is the essential concept and the first truth.

Albert Camus (1913 - 1960)

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A Quote by Albert Camus on duty

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Only he who is uncompromising as to his rights maintains the sense of duty.

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A Quote by Albert Camus on action, life, personality, personality, psychology, and thinking

Psychology is action, not thinking about oneself. We continue to shape our personality all our life. To know oneself, one should assert oneself.

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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