Albert Camus

1913 - 1960

A Quote by Albert Camus

What is a rebel? A man who says no.

Albert Camus (1913 - 1960)

Source: L'Homme revolte (The Rebel), 1951

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A Quote by Albert Camus on innocence, nostalgia, and rebellion

Every act of rebellion expresses a nostalgia for innocence.

Albert Camus (1913 - 1960)

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A Quote by Albert Camus on fear and respect

Nothing is more despicable than respect based on fear.

Albert Camus (1913 - 1960)

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A Quote by Albert Camus on certainty, faith, love, and unhappiness

Some cry: 'Love me!!' Others: 'Don't love me!!' But a certain genus, the worst and most unhappy, cries: 'Don't love me and be faithful to me!!'

Albert Camus (1913 - 1960)

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A Quote by Albert Camus on life, love, and weakness

I love life - that's my real weakness. I love it so much that I am incapable of imagining what is not life.

Albert Camus (1913 - 1960)

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A Quote by Albert Camus

Man is the only creature that refuses to be what he is.

Albert Camus (1913 - 1960)

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A Quote by Albert Camus on understanding

Martyrs, cher ami, must choose between being forgotten, mocked, or made use of. As for being understood - never!!!

Albert Camus (1913 - 1960)

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A Quote by Albert Camus on love, misery, and misfortune

There is only misfortune in not being loved; there is misery in not loving.

Albert Camus (1913 - 1960)

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A Quote by Albert Camus on appreciation, art, dreams, kindness, music, reason, understanding, and wishes

Truly fertile Music, the only kind that will move us, that we shall truly appreciate, will be a Music conducive to Dream, which banishes all reason and analysis. One must not wish first to understand and then to feel. Art does not tolerate Reason.

Albert Camus (1913 - 1960)

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A Quote by Albert Camus on mind, needs, and vulgarity

The need to be right - the sign of a vulgar mind.

Albert Camus (1913 - 1960)

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