Albert Camus

Albert Camus

French writer and essayist

Lived from: 1913-1960

Category: Writers (Contemporary)

Quotes: Albert Camus

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    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.
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    A free press can, of course, be good or bad, but, most certainly without freedom, the press will never be anything but bad.
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    A guilty conscience needs to confess. A work of art is a confession.
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    A novel is never anything, but a philosophy put into images.
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    A sub-clerk in the post-office is the equal of a conqueror if consciousness is common to them.
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    A taste for truth at any cost is a passion which spares nothing.
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    Absolute virtue is impossible and the republic of forgiveness leads, with implacable logic, to the republic of the guillotine.
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    Accept life, take it as it is? Stupid. The means of doing otherwise? Far from our having to take it, it is life that possesses us and on occasion shuts our mouths.
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    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.
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    Ah, mon cher, for anyone who is alone, without God and without a master, the weight of days is dreadful.
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    Alas after a certain age, every man is responsible for his own face.
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    All great deeds and all great thoughts have a ridiculous beginning.
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    All modern revolutions have ended in a reinforcement of the power of the State.
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    As a remedy to life in society I would suggest the big city. Nowadays, it is the only desert within our means.
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    As usual I finish the day before the sea, sumptuous this evening beneath the moon, which writes Arab symbols with phosphorescent streaks on the slow swells. There is no end to the sky and the waters. How well they accompany sadness!
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