ALBERT CAMUS 5

To be famous, in fact, one has only to kill one’s landlady.
Albert Camus

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.
Albert Camus

You have to be very rich or very poor to live without a trade.
Albert Camus

The day when I am no more than a writer I shall cease to be a writer.
Albert Camus

Every man, and for stronger reasons, every artist, wants to be recognized. So do I.
Albert Camus

The artist forges himself to the others, midway between the beauty he cannot do without and the community he cannot tear himself away from. That is why true artists scorn nothing: they are obliged to understand rather than to judge.
Albert Camus

The absurd depends as much on man as on the world. For the moment, it is all that links them together.
Albert Camus

All that I know most surely about morality and obligations I owe to football.
Albert Camus

To govern means to pillage, as everyone knows.
Albert Camus
Everyone, Knows, Means
Rebellion cannot exist without the feeling that somewhere, in some way, you are justified.
Albert Camus
You, Rebellion, Without
Every time somebody speaks of my honesty, there is someone who quivers inside me.
Albert Camus
Time, Honesty, Me
I have never been able to renounce the light, the pleasure of being, and the freedom in which I grew up.
Albert Camus
Freedom, Light, Never
Violence is both unavoidable and unjustifiable.
Albert Camus
Violence, Both, Unavoidable
I draw from the Absurd three consequences: my revolt, my liberty, my passion.
Albert Camus
Passion, Liberty, Three
To cut short the question of the law of retaliation, we must note that even in its primitive form it can operate only between two individuals of whom one is absolutely innocent, and the other absolutely guilty. The victim, to be sure, is innocent. But can the society that is supposed to represent the victim lay claim to innocence?
Albert Camus
Law, Society, Short
The only really committed artist is he who, without refusing to take part in the combat, at least refuses to join the regular armies and remains a freelance.
Albert Camus
Artist, Without, Who
Every artist preserves deep within him a single source from which, throughout his lifetime, he draws what he is, and what he says. When the source dries up, the work withers and crumbles.
Albert Camus
Work, Deep, Artist
Judging whether life is or is not worth living amounts to answering the fundamental question of philosophy.
Albert Camus
Life, Philosophy, Living
Conscious of not being able to separate myself from my time, I have decided to become part of it.
Albert Camus

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