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Every act of rebellion expresses

Every act of rebellion expresses a nostalgia for innocence and an appeal to the essence of being.
– Albert Camus

After all manner of professors

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

In the depth of winter

In the depth of winter I finally learned that there was in me an invincible summer.

– Albert Camus

Basically at the very bottom

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Basically, at the very bottom of life, which seduces us all, there is only absurdity, and more absurdity. And maybe that’s what gives us our joy for living, because the only thing that can defeat absurdity is lucidity.

– Albert Camus

Since we’re all going to

Since we’re all going to die, it’s obvious that when and how don’t matter.

– ALBERT CAMUS

I do not believe in

“I do not believe in God and I am not an atheist.”

– Albert Camus

I do not believe in

“I do not believe in God and I am not an atheist.”

– Albert Camus

Charm is a way of getting the answer ‘Yes’ without asking a clear question.
– Albert Camus

I know of only one duty, and that is to love.
– Albert Camus

Alas, after a certain age every man is responsible for his face.
– Albert Camus

Culture: the cry of men in face of their destiny.
– Albert Camus

Nothing is more despicable than respect based on fear.
– Albert Camus

Those who weep for the happy periods which they encounter in history acknowledge what they want; not the alleviation but the silencing of misery.
– Albert Camus

Charm is a way of getting the answer yes without asking a clear question.
– Albert Camus

Democracy is not the law of the majority but the protection of the minority.
– Albert Camus

Integrity has no need of rules.
– Albert Camus

A free press can be good or bad, but, most certainly, without freedom a press will never be anything but bad.
– Albert Camus

In the depths of winter I finally learned there was in me an invincible summer.
– Albert Camus

In the depth of winter, I finally learned that within me there lay an invincible summer.
– Albert Camus

Autumn is a second spring where every leaf is a flower.
– Albert Camus