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Albert Camus
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No one who lives in the sunlight of gratitude that things aren't worse makes a failure of his or her life. Albert Camus
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...Any authentic creation is a gift to the future. Albert Camus
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I feel like getting married, or committing suicide, or subscribing to L'Illustration. Something desperate, you know. Albert Camus
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They hurt each other without wanting to, just because each represented to the others the cruel and demanding necessity of their lives. Albert Camus
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Men like us are good and proud and strong...if we had a faith, a God, nothing could undermine us. But we had nothing, we had to learn everything, and living for honor alone has its weaknesses... Albert Camus
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If we understood the enigmas of life there would be no need for art. Albert Camus
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Life should be lived to the point of tears Albert Camus
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A man is more a man through the things he keeps to himself than through those he says. Albert Camus
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A man wants to earn money in order to be happy, and his whole effort and the best of a life are devoted to the earning of that money. Happiness is forgotten; the means are taken for the end. Albert Camus
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Thus each of us had to be content to live only for the day, alone under the vast indifference of the sky. Albert Camus
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On good days, if you trust life, life has to answer you. Albert Camus
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One must imagine Sisyphus happy. Albert Camus
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Revolt and revolution both wind up at the same crossroads: the police, or folly. Albert Camus
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There is always a philosophy for lack of courage. Albert Camus
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Art, at least, teaches us that man cannot be explained by history alone and that he also finds a reason for his existence in the order of nature. Albert Camus
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The ancients, even though they believed in destiny , believed primarily in nature , in which they participated wholeheartedly. To rebel against nature amounted to rebelling against oneself. It was butting one's head against a wall. Albert Camus
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Life continues, and some mornings, weary of the noise, discouraged by the prospect of the interminable work to keep after, sickened also by the madness of the world that leaps at you from the newspaper, finally convinced that I will not be equal to it and that I will disappoint everyone all I want to do is sit down and wait for evening. This is what I feel like, and sometimes I yield to it. Albert Camus
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It is the job of thinking people not to be on the side of the executioners. Albert Camus
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I rebel; therefore I exist. Albert Camus
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We have to live and let live in order to create what we are. Albert Camus
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Today we are always as ready to judge as we are to fornicate. Albert Camus
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I used to advertise my loyalty and I don't believe there is a single person I loved that I didn't eventually betray. Albert Camus
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Freedom is not constituted primarily of privileges but of responsibilities. Albert Camus
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In that daily effort in which intelligence and passion mingle and delight each other, the absurd man discovers a discipline that will make up the greatest of his strengths. The required diligence and doggedness and lucidity thus resemble the conqueror's attitude. To create is likewise to give a shape to one's fate. For all these characters, their work defines them at least as much as it is defined by them. The actor taught us this: There is no frontier between being and appearing. Albert Camus
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The revolutionary government was required to become the government of the war. Albert Camus
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Every time I hear a political speech or I read those of our leaders, I am horrified at having, for years, heard nothing which sounded human. It is always the same words telling the same lies. Albert Camus
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I'll tell you a big secret, my friend. Don't wait for the Last Judgment. It takes place every day. Albert Camus
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We are not certain, we are never certain. If we were, we could reach some conclusions, and we could, at last, make others take us seriously. Albert Camus
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There always comes a time in history when the person who dares to say that 2+2=4 is punished by death. And the issue is not what reward or what punishment will be the outcome of that reasoning. The issue is simply whether or not 2+2=4. Albert Camus
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Whatever we may do, excess will always keep its place in the heart of man, in the place where solitude is found. We all carry within us our places of exile, our crimes and our ravages. But our task is not to unleash them on the world; it is to fight them in ourselves and in others. Albert Camus
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After all manner of professors have done their best for us, the place we are to get knowledge is in books. The true university of these days is a collection of books. Albert Camus
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Lying is not only saying what isn't true. It is also, in fact especially, saying more than is true and, in the case of the human heart, saying more than one feels. We all do it, every day, to make life simpler. Albert Camus
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Martyrs, my friend, have to choose between being forgotten, mocked or used. As for being understood - never. Albert Camus
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The only real progress lies in learning to be wrong all alone. Albert Camus
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The struggle itself towards the heights is enough to fill a man's heart. One must imagine Sisyphus happy. Albert Camus
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To insure the adoration of a theorem for any length of time, faith is not enough, a police force is needed as well. Albert Camus
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I am not made for politics because I am incapable of wanting or accepting the death of the adversary. Albert Camus
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To assert in any case that a man must be absolutely cut off from society because he is absolutely evil amounts to saying that society is absolutely good, and no-one in his right mind will believe this today. Albert Camus
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Each generation doubtless feels called upon to reform the world. Mine knows that it will not reform it, but its task is perhaps even greater. It consists in preventing the world from destroying itself. Albert Camus
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We rarely confide in those who are better than we are. Albert Camus
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All modern revolutions have ended in a reinforcement of the power of the State. Albert Camus
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Democracy is not the law of the majority but the protection of the minority. Albert Camus
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If it adapts itself to what the majority of our society wants, art will be a meaningless recreation. Albert Camus
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Morality, when formal, devours. Albert Camus
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The only conception of freedom I can have is that of the prisoner or the individual in the midst of the State. The only one I know is freedom of thought and action. Albert Camus
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All systems of morality are based on the idea that an action has consequences that legitimize or cancel it. A mind imbued with the absurd merely judges that those consequences must be considered calmly. Albert Camus
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Everything considered, a determined soul will always manage. Albert Camus
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But it takes a lot of money to live freely by the sea. Albert Camus
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After all, I do not have so many ways of proving that I am free. We is always free at the expense of someone else. It is a bother,but it is normal. Albert Camus
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Have pity, Lord, on those who love and are separated. Albert Camus
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You know, [women] do not really condemn any weakness: rather, they try to humiliate or disarm our strengths. That is why women arethe reward, not of the warrior, but of the criminal. Albert Camus
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What is human in me is not what is best in me. What is human in me is that I desire, and to obtain what I desire, I believe I would crush anything that stood in my way. Albert Camus
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I was always able to understand my friend who decided to quit smoking and who, through an effort of will, succeeded in doing so. One morning, he opened the newspaper, read that the first H- bomb had exploded, found out about the bomb's admirable effects and went straight to the tobacconist's. Albert Camus
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Old married people look so much alike that they have the same number of hairs in their ears. Albert Camus
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The more I accuse myself, the more right I have to judge you. Even better, I make you judge yourself, which comforts me the more. Albert Camus
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To create today is to create dangerously. Any publication is an act, and that act exposes one to the passions of an age that forgives nothing. Albert Camus
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As for those whose role it is to love us - I mean, relatives and in-laws (what a word)- It's a different tune. They find the right word, but it's usually the one that wounds. Albert Camus
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I longed to be forgotten in order to be able to complain to myself. Albert Camus
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I have a very old and very faithful attachment for dogs. I like them because they always forgive. Albert Camus
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It is natural to give a clear view of the world after accepting the idea that it must be clear. Albert Camus
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The absurd has meaning only in so far as it is not agreed to. Albert Camus
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the one who doesnt play, doesnt win anything, but he actually looses somehting, {playing} Albert Camus
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Thus, I always began by assuming the worst; my appeal was dismissed. That meant, of course, I was to die. Sooner than others, obviously. 'But,' I reminded myself, 'it's common knowledge that life isn't worth living, anyhow.' And, on a wide view, I could see that it makes little difference whether one dies at the age of thirty or threescore and ten- since, in either case, other men will continue living, the world will go on as before. Also, whether I died now or forty years hence, this business of dying had to be got through, inevitably. Albert Camus
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A single sentence will suffice for modern man. He fornicated and read the papers. After that vigorous definition, the subject will be, if I may say so, exhausted. Albert Camus
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The look of success, when it is worn a certain way, would infuriate a jackass. Albert Camus
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After all perhaps the greatness of art lies in the perpetual tension between beauty and pain, the love of men and the madness of creation, unbearable solitude and the exhausting crowd, rejection and consent. Albert Camus
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For the absurd man, it is not a matter of explaining and solving, but of experiencing and describing. Everything begins with lucid indifference. Albert Camus
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There is not one talent for living and another for creating. The same suffices for both. And one can be sure that the talent that could not produce but an artificial work could not sustain but a frivolous life. Albert Camus
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In our well-policed society we recognize that an illness is serious from the fact that we don't dare speak of it directly. Albert Camus
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No doubt our love was still there, but quite simply it was unusable, heavy to carry, inert inside of us, sterile as crime or condemnation. It was no longer anything except a patience with no future and a stubborn wait. Albert Camus
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