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Don't walk behind me I may not lead. Don't walk in front of me I may not follow. Just walk beside me and be my friend.

Albert Camus

Without freedom, no art art lives only on the restraints it imposes on itself, and dies of all others.

Albert Camus

In the depths of winter I finally learned there was in me an invincible summer.

Albert Camus

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

Albert Camus

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

Albert Camus

You know what charm is a way of getting the answer yes without having asked any clear question.

Albert Camus

The absurd is born of the confrontation between the human call and the unreasonable silence of the world.

Albert Camus

Real generosity toward the future consists in giving all to what is present.

Albert Camus

I love my country too much to be a nationalist.

Albert Camus

It's a kind of spiritual snobbery that makes people think they can be happy without money.

Albert Camus

History, as an entirety, could only exist in the eyes of an observer outside it and outside the world. History only exists, in the final analysis, for God.

Albert Camus

An intellectual is someone whose mind watches itself.

Albert Camus

All great deeds and all great thoughts have a ridiculous beginning. Great works are often born on a street corner or in a restaurant's revolving door.

Albert Camus

We always deceive ourselves twice about the people we love - first to their advantage, then to their disadvantage.

Albert Camus

'It is the job of thinking people, not to be on the side of the executioners.

Albert Camus

A person I knew use to divide human beings into three categories Those who prefer have nothing to hide rather than being obliged to lie, those who prefer lying to having nothing to hide, and finally those who like both lying and the hidden.

Albert Camus

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

Albert Camus

Every revolutionary ends up either by becoming an oppressor or a heretic.

Albert Camus

What then is capital punishment but the most premeditated of murders, to which no criminal's deed, however calculated it may be, can be compared For there to be an equivalence, the death penalty would have to punish a criminal, who had warned his victim of the date at which he would inflict a horrible death on him, and who from that moment onward had confined him at his mercy for months. Such a monster is not encountered in private life.

Albert Camus

What is a rebel A man who says no.

Albert Camus

To know oneself, one should assert oneself.

Albert Camus

Happiness, that grand mistress of the ceremonies in the dance of life, impels us through all its mazes and meanderings, but leads none of us by the same route.

Albert Camus

Friendship often ends in love but love in friendship--never.

Albert Camus

I sometimes think of what future historians will say of us. A single sentence will suffice for modern man he fornicated and read the papers.

Albert Camus

The truth, as the light, makes blind.

Albert Camus

An intellectual is a person whose mind watches itself.

Albert Camus

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.

Albert Camus

There is but one truly serious philosophical problem, and that is suicide. Judging whether life is or is not worth living amounts to answering the fundamental question of philosophy.

Albert Camus

Nothing is more despicable than respect based on fear.

Albert Camus

Integrity has no need of rules.

Albert Camus

Nobody realizes that some people expend tremendous energy merely to be normal.

Albert Camus

You are forgiven for your happiness and your successes only if you generously consent to share them.

Albert Camus

It is terrifying to see how easily, in certain people, all dignity collapses. Yet when you think about it, this is quite normal since they only maintain this dignity by constantly striving against their own nature.

Albert Camus

Greatness consists in trying to be great. There is no other way.

Albert Camus

The temptation shared by all forms of intelligence cynicism.

Albert Camus

How many crimes are committed simply because their authors could not endure being wrong.

Albert Camus

Some people talk in their sleep. Lecturers talk while other people sleep.

Albert Camus

Freedom is nothing else but a chance to be better.

Albert Camus

Too many have dispensed with generosity in order to practice charity.

Albert Camus

Do not wait for the last judgment. It takes place every day.

Albert Camus

You cannot acquire experience by making experiments. You cannot create experience. You must undergo it.

Albert Camus

If there is a sin against life, it consists perhaps not so much in despairing of life as in hoping for another life and in eluding the implacable grandeur of this life.

Albert Camus

We rarely confide in those who are better than we are.

Albert Camus

There is no fate that cannot be surmounted by scorn.

Albert Camus

He who despairs over an event is a coward, but he who holds hope for the human condition is a fool.

Albert Camus



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