We are not certain, we are never certain. If we were we could reach some conclusions, and we could, at last, make others take us seriously.
Albert Camus (1913 - 1960)
Source: The Fall, 1957
Contributed by: Zaady
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.
Truth, like light, blinds. Falsehood, on the contrary, is a beautiful twilight that enhances every object.
We always deceive ourselves twice about the people we love - first to their advantage, then to their disadvantage.
Only he who is uncompromising as to his rights maintains the sense of duty.
Psychology is action, not thinking about oneself. We continue to shape our personality all our life. To know oneself, one should assert oneself.
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.
It is a kind of spiritual snobbery that makes people think they can be happy without money.
The struggle to reach the top is itself enough to fulfill the heart of man. One must believe that Sisyphus is happy.
Your successes and happiness are forgiven you only if you generously consent to share them.
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