45 RESULTS FOR: Albert Camus
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 CamusWithout freedom, no art art lives only on the restraints it imposes on itself, and dies of all others.
Albert CamusIn the depths of winter I finally learned there was in me an invincible summer.
Albert CamusMan is the only creature that refuses to be what he is.
Albert CamusThe need to be right -- the sign of a vulgar mind.
Albert CamusYou know what charm is a way of getting the answer yes without having asked any clear question.
Albert CamusThe absurd is born of the confrontation between the human call and the unreasonable silence of the world.
Albert CamusReal generosity toward the future consists in giving all to what is present.
Albert CamusI love my country too much to be a nationalist.
Albert CamusIt's a kind of spiritual snobbery that makes people think they can be happy without money.
Albert CamusHistory, 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 CamusAn intellectual is someone whose mind watches itself.
Albert CamusAll 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 CamusWe 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 CamusA 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 CamusI know of only one duty, and that is to love.
Albert CamusEvery revolutionary ends up either by becoming an oppressor or a heretic.
Albert CamusWhat 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 CamusWhat is a rebel A man who says no.
Albert CamusTo know oneself, one should assert oneself.
Albert CamusHappiness, 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 CamusFriendship often ends in love but love in friendship--never.
Albert CamusI 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 CamusThe truth, as the light, makes blind.
Albert CamusAn intellectual is a person whose mind watches itself.
Albert CamusI 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 CamusThere 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 CamusNothing is more despicable than respect based on fear.
Albert CamusIntegrity has no need of rules.
Albert CamusNobody realizes that some people expend tremendous energy merely to be normal.
Albert CamusYou are forgiven for your happiness and your successes only if you generously consent to share them.
Albert CamusIt 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 CamusGreatness consists in trying to be great. There is no other way.
Albert CamusThe temptation shared by all forms of intelligence cynicism.
Albert CamusHow many crimes are committed simply because their authors could not endure being wrong.
Albert CamusSome people talk in their sleep. Lecturers talk while other people sleep.
Albert CamusFreedom is nothing else but a chance to be better.
Albert CamusToo many have dispensed with generosity in order to practice charity.
Albert CamusDo not wait for the last judgment. It takes place every day.
Albert CamusYou cannot acquire experience by making experiments. You cannot create experience. You must undergo it.
Albert CamusIf 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 CamusWe rarely confide in those who are better than we are.
Albert CamusThere is no fate that cannot be surmounted by scorn.
Albert CamusHe who despairs over an event is a coward, but he who holds hope for the human condition is a fool.