In short, the moment I grasped that there was something to judge in me, I realized that there was in them an irresistible vocation for judgment.
Albert Camus (1913 - 1960)
Contributed by: Zaady
You will never be happy if you continue to search for what happiness consists of. You will never live if you are looking for the meaning of life.
I enjoyed my own nature to the fullest, and we all know that there lies happiness, although, to soothe one another mutually, we occasionally pretend to condemn such joys as selfishness.
To be happy, we must not be too concerned with others.
When the body is sad, the heart languishes.
Human relationships always help us to carry on because they always presuppose further developments, a future - and also because we live as if our only task was precisely to have relationships with other people.
To correct a natural indifference I was placed half-way between misery and the sun. Misery kept me from believing that all was well under the sun, and the sun taught me that history wasn't everything.
More and more, when faced with the world of men, the only reaction is one of individualism. Man alone is an end unto himself. Everything one tries to do for the common good ends in failure.
I don't want to be a genius - I have enough problems just trying to be a man.
It is normal to give away a little of one's life in order not to lose it all.
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