ALBERT CAMUS Quotes

I know of only one duty, and that is to love.

Albert Camus

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

Albert Camus

A sub-clerk in the post-office is the equal of a conqueror if consciousness is common to them.

Albert Camus

To insure the adoration of a theorem for any length of time, faith is not enough, a police force is needed as well.

Albert Camus

We used to wonder where war lived, what it was that made it so vile. And now we realize that we know where it lives, that it is inside ourselves.

Albert Camus

Autumn is a second spring when every leaf is a flower.

Albert Camus

Realism should only be the means of expression of religious genius... or, at the other extreme, the artistic expressions of monkeys which are quite satisfied with mere imitation. In fact, art is never realistic though sometimes it is tempted to be. To be really realistic a description would have to be endless.

Albert Camus

Real nobility is based on scorn, courage, and profound indifference.

Albert Camus

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.

Albert Camus

Every act of rebellion expresses a nostalgia for innocence and an appeal to the essence of being.

Albert Camus

I am too far away from what I love and my distance is without remedy.

Albert Camus

... one cannot be happy in exile or in oblivion. One cannot always be a stranger. I want to return to my homeland, make all my loved ones happy. I see no further than this.

Albert Camus

In this vast country that he had so loved, he was alone.

Albert Camus

Autumn is a second spring when every leaf is a flower.

Albert Camus

I do not have much liking for the too famous existential philosophy, and, to tell the truth, I think its conclusions false.

Albert Camus
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