ALBERT CAMUS

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

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

In the depth of winter I finally learned that there was in me an invincible summer.
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 Camus

Blessed are the hearts that can bend; they shall never be broken.
Albert Camus

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

A man without ethics is a wild beast loosed upon this world.
Albert Camus

The only way to deal with an unfree world is to become so absolutely free that your very existence is an act of rebellion.
Albert Camus

The evil that is in the world almost always comes of ignorance, and good intentions may do as much harm as malevolence if they lack understanding.
Albert Camus

Nothing is more despicable than respect based on fear.
Albert Camus

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

To know oneself, one should assert oneself.
Albert Camus

The need to be right is the sign of a vulgar mind.
Albert Camus

Real generosity toward the future lies in giving all to the present.
Albert Camus

The world is never quiet, even its silence eternally resounds with the same notes, in vibrations which escape our ears. As for those that we perceive, they carry sounds to us, occasionally a chord, never a melody.
Albert Camus

Those who lack the courage will always find a philosophy to justify it.
Albert Camus

Stupidity has a knack of getting its way.
Albert Camus

Charm is a way of getting the answer ‘Yes’ without asking a clear question.
Albert Camus

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

As a remedy to life in society I would suggest the big city. Nowadays, it is the only desert within our means.
Albert Camus

To be happy we must not be too concerned with others.
Albert Camus

We get into the habit of living before acquiring the habit of thinking. In that race which daily hastens us towards death, the body maintains its irreparable lead.
Albert Camus

It is necessary to fall in love… if only to provide an alibi for all the random despair you are going to feel anyway.
Albert Camus

At any street corner the feeling of absurdity can strike any man in the face.
Albert Camus

There is no love of life without despair of life.
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

The gods had condemned Sisyphus to ceaselessly rolling a rock to the top of a mountain, whence the stone would fall back of its own weight. They had thought with some reason that there is no more dreadful punishment than futile and hopeless labor.
Albert Camus

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