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Albert Camus

Top 10 Albert Camus Quotes,  French
Total Quotes : 149
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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

Art Needs Confess

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

- 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

Truth Cost Which

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

- 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

Man World Wild Beast

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

- Albert Camus

Intelligence Mind Watches

An intellectual is someone whose mind watches itself.

- 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

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

Generation Mine Feels

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

Politics I Am Wanting

I am not made for politics because I am incapable of wanting or accepting the death of the adversary.

- Albert Camus

Society Big Means

As a remedy to life in society I would suggest the big city. Nowadays, it is the only desert within our means.

- 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

Freedom Chance Better

Freedom is nothing but a chance to be better.

- Albert Camus

Morality Most Surely

All that I know most surely about morality and obligations I owe to football.

- Albert Camus

Wait Judgment Last

Don't wait for the last judgment - it takes place every day.

- Albert Camus

Honesty Someone Speaks

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

- Albert Camus