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Quotations by author » Albert Camus
French Novelist, Essayist and Playwright, 1957 Nobel Prize for Literature, 1913-1960
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) it is the image of this woman, sitting idly be her Algiers window indifferently watching life pass her by. He pities his mother but that is not the same as love. Feeling this detachment, he can begin to understand her unhappiness.
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...There are more things to admire in men than to despise.
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A free press can of course be good or bad, but, most certainly, without freedom it will never be anything but bad. . . . Freedom is nothing else but a chance to be better, whereas enslavement is a certainty of the worse.
FreedomPress
A free press can, of course, be good or bad, but, most certainly without freedom, the press will never be anything but bad.
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A guilty conscience needs to confess. A work of art is a confession.
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A man without ethics is a wild beast loosed upon this world.
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A man's work is nothing but this slow trek to rediscover, through the detours of art, those two or three great and simple images in whose presence his heart first opened.
ArtHeartWork
A novel is never anything but a philosophy put into images
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A single sentence will suffice for modern man: he fornicated and read the papers
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A sub-clerk in the post-office is the equal of a conqueror if consciousness is common to them.
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A taste for truth at any cost is a passion which spares nothing
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Absolute virtue is impossible and the republic of forgiveness leads, with implacable logic, to the republic of the guillotine.
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Accept life, take it as it is? Stupid. The means of doing otherwise? Far from our having to take it, it is life that possesses us and on occasion shuts our mouths.
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After all manner of professors have done their best for us, the place we are to get knowledge is in books. The true university of these days is a collection of books.
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After all, every murderer when he kills runs the risk of the most dreadful of deaths, whereas those who kill him risk nothing except promotion.
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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
Silence
Ah, mon cher, for anyone who is alone, without God and without a master, the weight of days is dreadful.
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Alas, after a certain age every man is responsible for his face.
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All great deeds and all great thoughts have a ridiculous beginning.
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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.
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