Albert Camus Quotes


145 Albert Camus quotes:



"We are not certain, we are never certain. If we were we could reach some conclusions, and we could, at last, make others take us seriously."
Author: Camus Quotes Category: Certainty Quotes
"It is a kind of spiritual snobbery that makes people think they can be happy without money."
"You cannot create experience. You must undergo it."
"Truth, like light, blinds. Falsehood, on the contrary, is a beautiful twilight that enhances every object."
"There is no fate that cannot be surmounted by scorn."
"The struggle to the top alone will make a human heart swell."
Author: Camus Quotes Category: Heart Quotes
"In our wildest aberrations we dream of an equilibrium we have left behind and which we naively expect to find at the end of our errors. Childish presumption which justifies the fact that child-nations, inheriting our follies, are now directing our history."
"I don't want to be a genius - I have enough problems just trying to be a man"
Author: Camus Quotes Category: Genius Quotes
"A free press can, of course, be good or bad, but, most certainly without freedom, the press will never be anything but bad."
"The only conception of freedom I can have is that of the prisoner or the individual in the midst of the State. The only one I know is freedom of thought and action."
Author: Camus Quotes Category: Freedom Quotes
"Freedom is nothing but a chance to be better."
"Every revolutionary ends up either by becoming an oppressor or a heretic."
"Man is the only creature that refuses to be what he is."
"How can sincerity be a condition of friendship? A taste for truth at any cost is a passion which spares nothing."
"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."
Author: Camus Quotes Category: French Philosopher Quotes Indifference Quotes
"As a remedy to life in society I would suggest the big city. Nowadays, it is the only desert within our means."
"The only real progress lies in learning to be wrong all alone."
"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."
"For 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."
"In order to understand the world, one has to turn away from it on occasion."



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