I want to know if I can live with what I know, and only than.
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.
Their guilt made me eloquent because I was not its victim.
Source: The Fall
But what is happiness except the simple harmony between a man and the life he leads?
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