French philosopher, author, and journalist
Albert Camus was a French philosopher, author, dramatist and journalist. He was awarded the 1957 Nobel Prize in Literature at the age of 44, the second-youngest recipient in history. His works include The Stranger, The Plague, The Myth of Sisyphus, The Fall, and The Rebel.
Albert Camus Quotes Page 10
Can one be a saint if God does not exist? That is the only concrete problem I know of today.
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.
The principles which men give to themselves end by overwhelming their noblest intentions.
Autumn is a second spring when every leaf is a flower.
The look of success, when it is worn a certain way, would infuriate a jackass.
The absurd is the essential concept and the first truth.
To those who despair of everything, reason cannot provide a faith, but only passion, and in this case it must be the same passion that lay at the root of the despair, namely humiliation and hatred.
Without freedom, no art; art lives only on the restraints it imposes on itself, and dies of all others.
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.
Do not wait for the last judgment. It takes place every day.