Albert Camus

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Born Monday, 30 November -0001
Quotes 178
Albert Camus
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The need to be right is the sign of a vulgar mind. Uncategorized
The modern mind is in complete disarray. Knowledge has stretched itself to the point where neither the world nor our intelligence can find any foot-hold. It is a fact that we are suffering from nihilism. Uncategorized
Only a philosophy of eternity, in the world today, could justify non-violence. Uncategorized
Note, besides, that it is no more immoral to directly rob citizens than to slip indirect taxes into the price of goods that they cannot do without. Uncategorized
Man is the only creature that refuses to be what he is. Uncategorized
It's a kind of spiritual snobbery that makes people think they can be happy without money. Uncategorized
It is normal to give away a little of one's life in order not to lose it all. Uncategorized
How hard, how bitter it is to become a man! Uncategorized
Every man needs slaves like he needs clean air. To rule is to breathe, is it not? And even the most disenfranchised get to breathe. The lowest on the social scale have their spouses or their children. Uncategorized
Culture: the cry of men in face of their destiny. Uncategorized
As a remedy to life in society I would suggest the big city. Nowadays, it is the only desert within our means. Uncategorized
When you have really exhausted an experience you always reverence and love it. Uncategorized
We are all special cases. Uncategorized
The welfare of the people in particular has always been the alibi of tyrants. Uncategorized
The society based on production is only productive, not creative. Uncategorized
Stupidity has a knack of getting its way. Uncategorized
At any street corner the feeling of absurdity can strike any man in the face. Uncategorized
We always deceive ourselves twice about the people we love - first to their advantage, then to their disadvantage. Uncategorized
Truth, like light, blinds. Falsehood, on the contrary, is a beautiful twilight that enhances every object. Uncategorized
There is no fate that cannot be surmounted by scorn. Uncategorized