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Albert Camus
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The entire history of mankind is, in any case, nothing but a prolonged fight to the death for the conquest of universal prestige and absolute power. Albert Camus
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Some cry: 'Love me!!' Others: 'Don't love me!!' But a certain genus, the worst and most unhappy, cries: 'Don't love me and be faithful to me!!' Albert Camus
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It is not humiliating to be unhappy. Physical suffering is sometimes humiliating, but the suffering of being cannot be, it is life. Albert Camus
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The end of their passion consists of loving uselessly at the moment when it is pointless. Albert Camus
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The realization that life is absurd cannot be an end, but only a beginning. Albert Camus
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The absurd is sin without God. Albert Camus
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I am alive again, now that I can no longer stand to live. Albert Camus
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For a man who loves power, competition from the gods is annoying. I have done away with that. I have proven to these illusory godsthat a man, if he has the will, can practice, without any apprenticeship, their ridiculous trade. Albert Camus
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I was comfortable in all, I admit, but at the same time, nothing satisfied me. Each joy made me seek another. Albert Camus
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An intense feeling carries with it its own universe, magnificent or wretched as the case may be. Albert Camus
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I know myself too well to believe in pure virtue. Albert Camus
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We are not so mad as to think that we shall create a world in which murder will not occur. We are fighting for a world in which murder will no longer be legal. Albert Camus
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You must have a love, a great love, to ensure an alibi at unjustified despairs that conquer all of us Albert Camus
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In the end, we would like not to be guilty while at the same time being dispensed of the effort of purifying ourselves. Not enough cynicism and not enough virtue. Albert Camus
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There is not love of life without despair about life. Albert Camus
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Knowing that certain nights whose sweetness lingers will keep returning to the earth and sea after we are gone, yes, this helps us to die. Albert Camus
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The realization that life is absurd and cannot be an end, but only a beginning. This is a truth nearly all great minds have taken as their starting point. It is not this discovery that is interesting, but the consequences and rules of action drawn from it. Albert Camus
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So many men are deprived of grace. How can one live without grace? One has to try it and do what Christianity never did: be concerned with the damned. Albert Camus
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In order to cease being a doubtful case, one has to cease being, that's all. Albert Camus
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When the imagination sleeps, words are emptied of their meaning: a deaf population absent-mindedly registers the condemnation of a man.... there is no other solution but to speak out and show the obscenity hidden under the verbal cloak. Albert Camus
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He who despairs over an event is a coward, but he who holds hope for the human condition is a fool. Albert Camus
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I'll tell you a big secret, my friend: Don't wait for the Last Judgment. It happens every day. Albert Camus
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We are all exceptional cases.... Each man insists on being innocent, even if it means accusing the whole human race, and heaven. Albert Camus
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We can't do without dominating others or being served.... Even the man on the bottom rung still has his wife, or his child. If he's a bachelor, his dog. The essential thing, in sum, is being able to get angry without the other person being able to answer back. Albert Camus
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You can't create experience. You must undergo it. Albert Camus
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The innocent is the person who explains nothing. Albert Camus
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He who despairs over an event is a coward, but he who holds hopes for the human condition is a fool. Albert Camus
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My dear, In the midst of hate, I found there was, within me, an invincible love. In the midst of tears, I found there was, within me, an invincible smile. In the midst of chaos, I found there was, within me, an invincible calm. I realized, through it all, that... In the midst of winter, I found there was, within me, an invincible summer. And that makes me happy. For it says that no matter how hard the world pushes against me, within me, there's something stronger - something better, pushing right back. Truly yours, Albert Camus Albert Camus
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I spent a long time looking at faces, drinking in smiles. Am I happy or unhappy? It's not a very important question. I live with such frenzied intensity. Things and people are waiting for me, and doubtless I am waiting for them and desiring them with all my strength and sadness. But, here, I earn the right to be alive by silence and by secrecy. The miracle of not having to talk about oneself. Albert Camus
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It should be pointed out for our own guidance in the West that the continual signing of manifestoes and protests is one of the surest ways of undermining the efficacy and dignity of the intellectual. There exists a permanent blackmail that we all know and that we must have the often solitary courage to resist. Albert Camus
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When silence or tricks of language contribute to maintaining an abuse that must be reformed or a suffering that can be relieved, then there is no other solution but to speak out and show the obscenity hidden under the verbal cloak. Albert Camus
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None of the evils which totalitarianism ... claims to remedy is worse than totalitarianism itself. Albert Camus
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Proof is never definitive, after all; one has to begin again with each new person. Albert Camus
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The future is the only kind of property that the masters willingly concede to the slaves. Albert Camus
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The great courage is to stare as squarely at the light as at death. Albert Camus
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Chacun exige d'e" tre innocent, a' tout prix, me" me si, pour cela, il faut accuser le genre humain et le ciel. Everyone insists on his or her innocence, at all costs, even if it means accusing the rest of the human race and heaven. Albert Camus
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Tout re volutionnaire finit en oppresseur ou en he re tique. Every revolutionary ends as an oppressor or a heretic. Albert Camus
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The most elementary form of rebellion, paradoxically , expresses an aspiration for order . Albert Camus
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I do not have much liking for the too famous existential philosophy, and, to tell the truth, I think its conclusions false. Albert Camus
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At the heart of all beauty lies something inhuman. Albert Camus
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Get scared. It will do you good. Smoke a bit, stare blankly at some ceilings, beat your head against some walls, refuse to see some people, paint and write. Get scared some more. Allow your little mind to do nothing but function. Stay inside, go out - I don't care what you'll do; but stay scared as hell. You will never be able to experience everything. So, please, do poetical justice to your soul and simply experience yourself. Albert Camus
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They came to know the incorrigible sorrow of all prisoners and exiles, which is to live in company with a memory that serves no purpose. Albert Camus
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We must learn how to lend ourselves to dreaming when dreams lend themselves to us. Albert Camus
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Believe me, religions are on the wrong track the moment they moralize and fulminate commandments. God is not needed to create guilt or to punish. Our fellow men suffice, aided by ourselves. Albert Camus
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I enjoyed my own nature to the fullest, and we all know there lies happiness, although, to soothe one another mutually, we occasionally pretend to condemn such joys as selfishness. Albert Camus
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Happiness and the absurd are two sons of the same earth. They are inseparable. Albert Camus
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.... Query: How contrive not to waste one's time? Answer: By being fully aware of it all the while. Ways in which this can be done: By spending one's days on an uneasy chair in a dentist's waiting-room; by remaining on one's balcony all of a Sunday afternoon; by listening to lectures in a language on doesn't know; by traveling by the longest and least-convenient train routes, and of course standing all the way; by lining up at the box-office of theaters and then not buying a seat; and so forth. Albert Camus
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All I maintain is that on this earth there are pestilences and there are victims, and it's up to us, so far as possible, not to join forces with the pestilences. That may sound simple to the point of childishness; I can't judge if it's simple, but I know it's true. Albert Camus
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I do not believe in God and I am not an atheist. Albert Camus
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The truth is that everyone is bored, and devotes himself to cultivating habits. Albert Camus
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Rule: Start by looking for what is valid in every man. Albert Camus
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Without giving up anything on the plane of justice, yeild nothing on the plane of freedom Albert Camus
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The harshest winter finds an invincible summer in us. Albert Camus
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I don't know whether this world has a meaning that transcends it. But I know that I cannot know that meaning and that it is impossible for me just now to know it. Albert Camus
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But too many people now climb onto the cross merely to be seen from a greater distance, even if they have to trample somewhat on the one who has been there so long. Albert Camus
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The love of God is a hard love. It demands total self-surrender, disdain of our human personality. And yet it alone can reconcile us to suffering and the deaths of children, it alone can justify them, since we cannot understand them, and we can only make God's will ours. Albert Camus
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You know, a man always judges himself by the balance he can strike between the needs of his body and the demands of his mind. You're judging yourself now, Mersaut, and you don't like the sentence. Albert Camus
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What more ghastly image can be called up than that of a man betrayed by his body who, simply because he did not die in time, lives out the comedy while awaiting the end, face to face with that God he does not adore, serving him as he served life, kneeling before a void and arms outstretched toward a heaven without eloquence that he knows to be also without depth? Albert Camus
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To understand one's world, one must sometimes turn away from it! To serve better, one must briefly hold it at a distance. Where can the necessary solitude be found, the long breathing space in which mind gathers its strength and takes stock of its courage. Albert Camus
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I don't want to be a genius-I have enough problems just trying to be a man. Albert Camus
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All that remains is a fate whose outcome alone is fatal. Outside of that single fatality of death, everything, joy or happiness, is liberty. A world remains of which man is the sole master. What bound him was the illusion of another world. Albert Camus
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The act of love is a confession. Albert Camus
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It is in the thick of calamity that one gets hardened to the truth - in other words, to silence. Albert Camus
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The danger of lectures is that they create the illusion of teaching for teachers, and the illusion of learning for learners. Albert Camus
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Life is a sum of all your choices". So, what are you doing today? Albert Camus
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One plays at being immortal and after a few weeks one doesn't even know whether or not one can hang on till the next day. Albert Camus
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In Italian museums are sometimes found little painted screens that the priest used to hold in front of the face of condemned men to hide the scaffold from them. Albert Camus
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No code of ethics and no effort are justifiable a priori in the face of the cruel mathematics that command our condition. Albert Camus
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I would like to be able to breathe- to be able to love her by memory or fidelity. But my heart aches. I love you continuously, intensely. Albert Camus
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Healthy people have a natural skill of avoiding feverish eyes. Albert Camus
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