Best Quotes Of Albert Camus Quotes (Author of The Stranger)




But what is happiness except the simple harmony between a man and the life he leads?
Albert Camus

Don't believe your friends when they ask you to be honest with them. All they really want is to be maintained in the good opinion they have of themselves.
Albert Camus

if we believe in nothing, if nothing has any meaning and if we can affirm no values whatsoever, then everything is possible and nothing has any importance.
Albert Camus

What made me run away was doubtless not so much the fear of settling down, but of settling down permanently in something ugly.
Albert Camus

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.
Albert Camus

If absolute truth belongs to anyone in this world, it certainly does not belong to the man or party that claims to possess it.
Albert Camus

The struggle itself towards the heights is enough to fill a man's heart. One must imagine Sisyphus happy.
Albert Camus

A man is more a man through the things he keeps to himself than through those he says.
Albert Camus

Au milieu de l'hiver, j'apprenais enfin qu'il y avait en moi un été invincible.
Albert Camus

I realized then that 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
Albert Camus

He who despairs of the human condition is a coward, but he who has hope for it is a fool.
Albert Camus

A man devoid of hope and conscious of being so has ceased to belong to the future.
Albert Camus

Sometimes at night I would sleep open-eyed underneath a sky dripping with stars. I was alive then.
Albert Camus

Much unhappiness has come into the world because of bewilderment and things left unsaid.
Albert Camus

Happiness and the absurd are two sons of the same earth. They are inseparable.
Albert Camus

For if there is a sin against life, it consists perhaps not so much in despairing of life as in hoping for another life and in eluding the implacable grandeur of this life.
Albert Camus

You will never be happy if you continue to search for what happiness consists of. You will never live if you are looking for the meaning of life.
Albert Camus

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

Nobody realizes that some people expend tremendous energy merely to be normal.
Albert Camus

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

The only way to deal with an unfree world is to become so absolutely free that your very existence is an act of rebellion.
Albert Camus

I may not have been sure about what really did interest me, but I was absolutely sure about what didn't.
Albert Camus

I used to advertise my loyalty and I don't believe there is a single person I loved that I didn't eventually betray.
Albert Camus

Always there comes an hour when one is weary of one's work and devotion to duty, and all one craves for is a loved face, the warmth and wonder of a loving heart.
Albert Camus

The evil that is in the world almost always comes from ignorance, and good intentions may do as much harm as malevolence if they lack understanding.
Albert Camus

I looked up at the mass of signs and stars in the night sky and laid myself open for the first time to the benign indifference of the world.
Albert Camus

Life can be magnificent and overwhelming -- that is the whole tragedy. Without beauty, love, or danger it would almost be easy to live.
Albert Camus

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

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

Man is always prey to his truths. Once he has admitted them, he cannot free himself from them.
Albert Camus

I would rather live my life as if there is a god and die to find out there isn't, than live my life as if there isn't and die to find out there is.
Albert Camus

I have no idea what's awaiting me, or what will happen when this all ends. For the moment I know this: there are sick people and they need curing.
Albert Camus

I had only a little time left and I didn't want to waste it on God.
Albert Camus

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