The best Quotes by Albert Camus

The best Quotes by Albert Camus

Albert Camus (7 November 1913 – 4 January 1960) was a French philosopher, author, dramatist, journalist, and political activist. He was the recipient of the 1957 Nobel Prize in Literature at the age of 44, the second-youngest recipient in history. His works include The Stranger, The Plague, The Myth of Sisyphus, The Fall, and The Rebel.

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.
In the midst of winter, I found there was, within me, an invincible summer.
A free press can, of course, be good or bad, but, most certainly without freedom, the press will never be anything but bad.
The only way to deal with an unfree world is to become so absolutely free that your very existence is an act of rebellion.
I had only a little time left and I didn't want to waste it on God.
Since we're all going to die, it's obvious that when and how don't matter.
If something is going to happen to me, I want to be there.
I may not have been sure about what really did interest me, but I was absolutely sure about what didn't.
Have you no hope at all? And do you really live with the thought that when you die, you die, and nothing remains?" "Yes," I said.
After awhile you could get used to anything.
A man who had lived only one day could easily live for a hundred years in prison. He would have enough memories to keep him from being bored.
Mother used to say that however miserable one is, there's always something to be thankful for. And each morning, when the sky brightened and light began to flood my cell, I agreed with her.
After another moment's silence she mumbled that I was peculiar, that that was probably why she loved me but that one day I might disgust her for the very same reason.
Autumn is a second spring when every leaf is a flower.
Blessed are the hearts that can bend; they shall never be broken.
Autumn is a second spring when every leaf is a flower.

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Delicious autumn! My very soul is wedded to it, and if I were a bird I would fly about the earth seeking the successive autumns.
Sometimes, strangers can become more like family than blood ever could.
Summer romances end for all kinds of reasons. But when all is said and done, they have one thing in common: They are shooting stars-a spectacular moment of light in the heavens, a fleeting glimpse of eternity. And in a flash, they're gone.
Nearly everybody gets twitterpated in the springtime.
The most effective check and balance on government has been an independent press which maintains its credibility by ensuring that its criticism is balanced and based on fact - based indeed on solid journalistic work.
This is how liberty dies - with thunderous applause!
No, I don't believe in God, but I respect the fact that you do. Everyone has to have something to believe in.
There's no death for those who don't fear it.
Motivation is what gets you started. Habit is what keeps you going.
You know the funny thing is, on the outside I was an honest man, straight as an arrow. I had to come to prison to be a crook.
Andy Dufresne in The Shawshank Redemption
If you pick up a starving dog and make him prosperous, he will not bite you. This is the principal difference between a dog and a man.
A true hero isn't measured by the size of his strength, but by the strength of his heart.
Zeus in Hercules
If you have a garden and a library, you have everything you need.
One of the most beautiful qualities of true friendship is to understand and to be understood.
When you were born you were crying and everyone else was smiling. Live your life so at the end, you're the one wo is smiling and everyone else is crying.
The one who lives in the memories of his loved ones can't be dead; dead is only who's forgotten.

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