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Virtue cannot separate itself from reality without becoming a principle of evil.
– Albert Camus

I know myself too well to believe in pure virtue.
– Albert Camus

Only a philosophy of eternity, in the world today, could justify non violence.
– Albert Camus

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

We call first truths those we discover after all the others.
– Albert Camus

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

In the midst of winter, I finally learned that 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

God made everything out of nothing, but the nothingness shows through.
Paul Valery is.
– Albert Camus

If Christianity is pessimistic as to man, it is optimistic as to human destiny. Well, I can say that, pessimistic as to human destiny, I am optimistic as to man.
– Albert Camus

An intellectual is a person whose mind watches itself.
– Albert Camus

Purely historical thought is nihilistic; it wholeheartedly accepts the evil of history.
– Albert Camus

By definition, a government has no conscience. Sometimes it has a policy, but nothing more.
– Albert Camus

Freedom is nothing else but a chance to be better.
– Albert Camus

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

Integrity has no need of rules.
– Albert Camus

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

You know what charm is: a way of getting the answer yes without having asked any clear question.
– Albert Camus

Blessed are the hearts that can bend; they shall never be broken.
– Albert Camus

If all the world were clear, art would not exist.
– Albert Camus