In order to understand the world, one has to turn away from it on occasion.
Quote by Albert Camus
Albert Camus Quotes
Idleness is fatal only to the mediocre.
Integrity has no need of rules.
Only a philosophy of eternity, in the world today, could justify non-violence.
Virtue cannot separate itself from reality without becoming a principle of evil.
Charm is a way of getting the answer yes without asking a clear question.
After another moment's silence, she mumbled that I was peculiar, that that was probably why...
The only way to deal with an unfree world is to become so absolutely free...
You have to be very rich or very poor to live without a trade.
One leader, one people, signifies one master and millions of slaves.
The gods had condemned Sisyphus to ceaselessly rolling a rock to the top of a...
Retaliation is related to nature and instinct, not to law. Law, by definition, cannot obey...
He who despairs of the human condition is a coward, but he who has hope...
The rebel can never find peace. He knows what is good and, despite himself, does...
Nothing is more despicable than respect based on fear.
To abandon oneself to principles is really to die - and to die for an...
I don't want to be a genius - I have enough problems just trying to...
We rarely confide in those who are better than we are.
The evil that is in the world almost always comes of ignorance, and good intentions...
Education is a progressive discovery of our own ignorance.
Faults of ignorance are excusable only where the ignorance itself is so
A life of reaction is a life of slavery, intellectually and spiritually. One must fight...
Tell me and I'll forget; show me and I may remember; involve me and I'll...