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Albert Camus

Top 10 Albert Camus Quotes,  French
Total Quotes : 149
Art Needs Confess

A guilty conscience needs to confess. A work of art is a confession.

- Albert Camus

Truth Cost Which

A taste for truth at any cost is a passion which spares nothing.

- Albert Camus

Friendship May Behind

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.

- Albert Camus

Teacher Best University

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

Injustice Protest Against

Against eternal injustice, man must assert justice, and to protest against the universe of grief, he must create happiness.

- Albert Camus

Man Hard How

How hard, how bitter it is to become a man!

- Albert Camus

Man World Wild Beast

A man without ethics is a wild beast loosed upon this world.

- Albert Camus

Death Been Constant

For centuries the death penalty, often accompanied by barbarous refinements, has been trying to hold crime in check; yet crime persists. Why? Because the instincts that are warring in man are not, as the law claims, constant forces in a state of equilibrium.

- Albert Camus

Door Thoughts Deeds

All great deeds and all great thoughts have a ridiculous beginning. Great works are often born on a street corner or in a restaurant's revolving door.

- Albert Camus

Bad Will Certainly

A free press can, of course, be good or bad, but, most certainly without freedom, the press will never be anything but bad.

- Albert Camus

Needs Slaves Spouses

Every man needs slaves like he needs clean air. To rule is to breathe, is it not? And even the most disenfranchised get to breathe. The lowest on the social scale have their spouses or their children.

- Albert Camus

Honesty Someone Speaks

Every time somebody speaks of my honesty, there is someone who quivers inside me.

- Albert Camus

Myself Separate Part

Conscious of not being able to separate myself from my time, I have decided to become part of it.

- Albert Camus

Nothing Him Most

After all, every murderer when he kills runs the risk of the most dreadful of deaths, whereas those who kill him risk nothing except promotion.

- Albert Camus

Freedom Chance Better

Freedom is nothing but a chance to be better.

- Albert Camus

Happiness Harmony Leads

But what is happiness except the simple harmony between a man and the life he leads?

- Albert Camus

Love Friendship Never

Friendship often ends in love, but love in friendship - never.

- Albert Camus

Modern Revolutions Ended

All modern revolutions have ended in a reinforcement of the power of the State.

- Albert Camus

Charm Answer Getting

Charm is a way of getting the answer 'Yes' without asking a clear question.

- Albert Camus

More Fact Feels

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