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 9
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.
I want to know if I can live with what I know, and only than.
More and more, when faced with the world of men, the only reaction is one of individualism. Man alone is an end unto himself. Everything one tries to do for the common good ends in failure.
The struggle to reach the top is itself enough to fulfill the heart of man. One must believe that Sisyphus is happy.
Charm is getting the answer yes without asking a clear question.
To know oneself, one should assert oneself. Psychology is action, not thinking about oneself.
There is only misfortune in not being loved; there is misery in not loving.
Those who write clearly have readers, those who write obscurely have commentators.
An achievement is a bondage. It obliges one to a higher achievement.
It is not rebellion itself which is noble but the demands it makes upon us.