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 6
To abandon oneself to principles is really to die - and to die for an impossible love which is the contrary of love.
Culture: the cry of men in face of their destiny.
Men are never really willing to die except for the sake of freedom: therefore they do not believe in dying completely.
It's a kind of spiritual snobbery that makes people think they can be happy without money.
It is a kind of spiritual snobbery that makes people think they can be happy without money.
There is no fate that cannot be surmounted by scorn.
At the heart of all beauty lies something inhuman, and these hills, the softness of the sky, the outline of these trees at this very minute lose the illusory meaning with which we had clothed them, henceforth more remote than a lost paradise ... that denseness and that strangeness of the world is absurd.
There are places where the mind dies so that a truth which is its very denial may be born.
A sub-clerk in the post-office is the equal of a conqueror if consciousness is common to them.
Too many have dispensed with generosity in order to practice charity.