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Albert Camus QUOTES

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Don't walk in front of me; I may not follow. Don't walk behind me; I may not lead... - Albert Camus

Don't walk in front of me; I may not follow. Don't walk behind me; I may not lead...

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Life is the sum of all your choices. - Albert Camus

Life is the sum of all your choices.

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

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

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An intellectual? Yes. And never deny it. An intellectual is someone whose mind watches itself. I like this, because I am happy to be both halves, the watcher and the watched. "Can they be brought together?" This is a practical question. We must get down to it. "I despise intelligence" really means: "I cannot bear my doubts."

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People don't love each other at our age, Marthe, they please each other, that's all. Later on, when you're old and impotent, you can love someone. At our age, you just think you do. That's all it is.

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Love is the type of disease that spares neither the intelligent nor the idiotic. - Albert Camus

Love is the type of disease that spares neither the intelligent nor the idiotic.

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After another moment's silence she mumbled that I was peculiar, that that was probably why she loved me but that one day I might disgust her for the very same reason.

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A loveless world is a dead world. - Albert Camus

A loveless world is a dead world.

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At one time or another all normal people have wished their loved ones were dead. - Albert Camus

At one time or another all normal people have wished their loved ones were dead.

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And for all his life it would be kindness and love that made him cry, never pain or persecution, which on the contrary only reinforced his spirit and his resolution.

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At times I feel myself overtaken by an immense tenderness for these people around me who live in the same century.

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Because there is nothing here than invites us to cherish unhappy lovers. Nothing is more vain than to die for love. What we ought to do is live.

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I would like to be able to breathe, to be able to love her by memory or fidelity. But my heart aches. I love you continuously, intensely.

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

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

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Those who prefer their principles over their happiness, they refuse to be happy outside the conditions they seem to have attached to their happiness.

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... it is true that I do not respect the human life more than I respect my own life. And if it is easy for me to kill, that is because it is difficult for me to die.

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A taste for truth at any cost is a passion which spares nothing. - Albert Camus

A taste for truth at any cost is a passion which spares nothing.

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In fact, other people create for lack of power. I, on the other hand, do not need a work: I live. - Albert Camus

In fact, other people create for lack of power. I, on the other hand, do not need a work: I live.

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In the midst of winter, I found there was, within me, an invincible summer. And that makes me happy. For it says that no matter how hard the world pushes against me, within me, there's something stronger, something better, pushing right back.

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

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

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life is a story and god is the author - Albert Camus

life is a story and god is the author

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Life is the result of all your choices. - Albert Camus

Life is the result of all your choices.

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Mother died today. Or maybe yesterday; I can't be sure. - Albert Camus

Mother died today. Or maybe yesterday; I can't be sure.

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Those who love, friends and lovers, know that love is not only a blinding flash, but also a long and painful struggle in the darkness for the realization of definitive recognition and reconciliation.

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True debauchery is liberating because it creates no obligations. In it you possess only yourself, hence it remains the favorite pastime of the great lovers of their own person.

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