Quotes

Great Quotes of Albert Camus 

Spread the love

Fiction is the lie through which we tell the truth.

Do not wait for the last judgment. It comes every day.

Don’t walk behind me; I may not lead. Don’t walk in front of me; I may not follow. Just walk beside me and be my friend.

Nobody realizes that some people expend tremendous energy merely to be normal.

At the heart of all beauty lies something inhuman.

Live to the point of tears.

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.

There are causes worth dying for, but none worth killing for.

Blessed are the hearts that can bend; they shall never be broken.

I would rather live my life as if there is a God and die to find out there isn’t, than live my life as if there isn’t and die to find out there is.

Man is the only creature who refuses to be what he is.

In the depth of winter, I finally learned that within me there lay an invincible summer.

You will never be happy if you continue to search for what happiness consists of. You will never live if you are looking for the meaning of life.

You can’t create experience, you undergo it.

The purpose of a writer is to keep civilization from destroying itself.

Fiction is the lie through which we tell the truth.

Man is always prey to his truths. Once he has admitted them, he cannot free himself from them.

You know what charm is: a way of getting the answer yes without having asked any clear question.

To be happy, we must not be too concerned with others.

It is the job of thinking people not to be on the side of the executioners.

Truth, like light blind. Falsehood, on the contrary, is a beautiful twilight that enhances every object.

I have no idea what’s awaiting me, or what will happen when this all ends. For the moment I know this: there are sick people and they need curing.

Without work, all life goes rotten, but when work is soulless, life stifles and dies.

The only way to deal with an unfree world is to become so absolutely free that your very existence is an act of rebellion

 

Leave a Reply