Albert Camus Quotes.
In order to understand the world, one has to turn away from it on occasion.
Judging whether life is or is not worth living amounts to answering the fundamental question of philosophy.
There is the good and the bad, the great and the low, the just and the unjust. I swear to you that all that will never change.
Martyrs, my friend, have to choose between being forgotten, mocked or used. As for being understood – never.
Integrity has no need of rules.
Sometimes, carrying on, just carrying on, is the superhuman achievement.
Culture: the cry of men in face of their destiny.
Every act of rebellion expresses a nostalgia for innocence and an appeal to the essence of being.
Those who write clearly have readers, those who write obscurely have commentators.
There is in me an anarchy and frightful disorder. Creating makes me die a thousand deaths, because it means making order, and my entire being rebels against order. But without it I would die, scattered to the winds.
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.
What is a rebel? A man who says no: but whose refusal does not imply a renunciation.
The desire for possession is insatiable, to such a point that it can survive even love itself. To love, therefore, is to sterilize the person one loves.
In order to exist, man must rebel, but rebellion must respect the limits that it discovers in itself – limits where minds meet, and in meeting, begin to exist.