In order to understand the world, one has to turn away from it on occasion.
Quote by Albert Camus
Albert Camus Quotes
If friends were flowers, I'd pick you
Beauty is unbearable, drives us to despair, offering us for a minute the glimpse of...
Don't wait for the last judgment - it takes place every day.
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...
I would rather live my life as if there is a God and die to...
Freedom is nothing else but a chance to be better.
You know what charm is: a way of getting the answer 'yes' without having asked...
Never doubt that a small group of thoughtful, committed citizens can change the world; indeed,...
To be happy we must not be too concerned with others.
Those who write clearly have readers, those who write obscurely have commentators.
For centuries the death penalty, often accompanied by barbarous refinements, has been trying to hold...
Then came human beings, they wanted to cling but there was nothing to cling to....
Alas, after a certain age every man is responsible for his face.
We rarely confide in those who are better than we are.
Charm is a way of getting the answer yes without asking a clear question.
An intellectual is someone whose mind watches itself.
Men are never really willing to die except for the sake of freedom: therefore they...
Those who lack the courage will always find a philosophy to justify it.
We used to wonder where war lived, what it was that made it so vile....