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 5
Without work, all life goes rotten. But when work is soulless, life stifles and dies.
We continue to shape our personality all our life. If we knew ourselves perfectly, we should die.
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.
As a remedy to life in society I would suggest the big city. Nowadays, it is the only desert within our means.
It is normal to give away a little of one's life in order not to lose it all.
I know of only one duty, and that is to love.
We always deceive ourselves twice about the people we love - first to their advantage, then to their disadvantage.
When you have really exhausted an experience you always reverence and love it.
Man is an idea, and a precious small idea once he turns his back on love.
The desire for possession is insatiable, to such a point that it can survive even love itself. To love, therefore, is to sterilize the person one loves.