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

Albert Camus on happiness
339

Always go too far, because that's where you'll find the truth.

Albert Camus on motivational
312

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

Albert Camus on energy
215

In the depth of winter, I finally learned that within me there lay an invincible summer.

Albert Camus on seasons
73

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

Albert Camus on philosophy
57

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

Albert Camus on pride
38
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Nobody raises his reputation by lowering others.

Integrity has no need of rules.

Albert Camus on integrity
22

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 on friends
20

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

Albert Camus on acceptance
19

The struggle itself towards the heights is enough to fill a man's heart.

One must imagine Sisyphus happy.

Albert Camus on struggle
19

Freedom is nothing else but a chance to be better.

Albert Camus on freedom
18

All great deeds and all great thoughts have a ridiculous beginning.

Albert Camus on greatness
18
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Charm is a way of getting the answer yes without asking a clear question.

About Albert Camus

Name Albert Camus
Quotes 213 quotes
Nationality French
Profession Philosopher
Birthday November 7, 1913
About Albert Camus was an Algerian-born French author, philosopher, and journalist who was awarded the Nobel Prize for Literature in 1957. He is often cited as a proponent of existentialism (the philosophy that he was associated with during his own lifetime), but Camus himself rejected this particular label.
Top topics life, world, people, love, live

The innocent is the person who explains nothing.

Albert Camus on innocence
17

But what is happiness except the simple harmony between a person and life they lead.

Albert Camus on happiness
16

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

Albert Camus on life
15

To know oneself, one should assert oneself.

Albert Camus on motivational
14

You will never be happy if you continue to search for what happiness consists of. You will never live if you are looking for the meaning of life.

Albert Camus on discontent
14

The only real progress lies in learning to be wrong all alone.

Albert Camus on learning
13
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Sometimes, carrying on, just carrying on, is the superhuman achievement.

Nothing is more despicable than respect based on fear.

Albert Camus on respect
13

Live to the point of tears.

Albert Camus on life
13

An intellectual is someone whose mind watches itself.

Albert Camus on intelligence
12

Do not wait for the last judgement. It takes place every day.

Albert Camus on character
11

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

Albert Camus on nature
10

You can't create experience. You must undergo it.

Albert Camus on experience
10
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Man is the only creature who refuses to be what he is.

The society based on production is only productive, not creative.

Albert Camus on production
10

We come into the world laden with the weight of an infinite necessity.

Albert Camus on necessity
9

It is normal to give away a little of one's life in order not to lose it all.

Albert Camus on charity
9

Beauty is unbearable, drives us to despair, offers us for a minute the glimpse of an eternity that we should like to stretch out over the whole of time.

Albert Camus on beauty
9

A novel is never anything, but a philosophy put into images.

Albert Camus on reading
8

We continue to shape our personality all our life. If we knew ourselves perfectly, we should die.

Albert Camus on continue
7
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Nothing is more despicable than respect based on fear.

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

Albert Camus on absurdity
6

Ah, mon cher, for anyone who is alone, without God and without a master, the weight of days is dreadful.

Albert Camus on solitude
6

Man is an idea, and a precious small idea once he turns his back on love.

Albert Camus on idea
6

Don't believe your friends when they ask you to be honest with them.

All they really want is to be maintained in the good opinion they have of themselves.

Albert Camus on friends
5

That must be wonderful; I have no idea of what it means.

Albert Camus on communication
5

Every act of rebellion expresses a nostalgia for innocence and an appeal to the essence of being.

Albert Camus on revolution
5
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Sometimes, carrying on, just carrying on, is the superhuman achievement.

Man is the only creature who refuses to be what he is.

Albert Camus on human
5

The absurd is the essential concept and the first truth.

Albert Camus on truth
4

If, after all, men cannot always make history have meaning, they can always act so that their own lives have one.

Albert Camus on life
4

As a remedy to life in society I would suggest the big city.

Nowadays, it is the only desert within our means.

Albert Camus on city
4

Stupidity has a knack of getting its way.

Albert Camus on knack
4

Alas after a certain age, every man is responsible for his own face.

Albert Camus on age
4

We all carry within us our places of exile, our crimes, and our ravages.

But our task is not to unleash them on the world; it is to fight them in ourselves and in others.

Albert Camus on perfection
4

Do not wait for the last judgment. It comes every day.

Albert Camus on judgement
3

Man wants to live, but it is useless to hope that this desire will dictate all his actions.

Albert Camus on life
3

It is a well-known fact that we always recognize our homeland when we are about to lose it.

Albert Camus on nation
3

Without freedom, no art; art lives only on the restraints it imposes on itself, and dies of all others.

Albert Camus on art
3

The purpose of a writer is to keep civilization from destroying itself.

Albert Camus on civilization
3

I would rather live my life as if there is a God and die to find out there isn't, than live my life as if there isn't and die to find out there is.

Albert Camus on religion
3

Culture: the cry of men in face of their destiny.

Albert Camus on culture
3