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The world is never quiet, even its silence eternally resounds with the same notes, in vibrations which escape our ears. As for those that we perceive, they carry sounds to us, occasionally a chord, never a melody.


Albert Camus

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Don't lies eventually lead to the truth? And don't all my stories, true or false, tend toward the sa...
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Listen, Tar, ... This is the real problem: whatever happens, I shall always defend you against the f...
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In default of inexhaustible happiness, eternal suffering would at least give us a destiny. But we d...
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An achievement is a bondage. It obliges one to a higher achievement.
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Revolt and revolution both wind up at the same crossroads: the police, or folly
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We rarely confide in those who are better than we are
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In the depths of winter I finally learned there was in me an invincible summer
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Life is a sum of all your choices.
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Greatness consists in trying to be great. There is no other way.
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Find meaning. Distinguish melancholy from sadness. Go out for a walk. It doesn’t have to be a roma...
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Men are never convinced of your reasons, of your sincerity, of the seriousness of your sufferings, e...
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In the midst of winter, I found there was, within me, an invincible summer.

And that make...
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Man is always prey to his truths. Once he has admitted them, he cannot free himself from them.
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At the heart of all beauty lies something inhuman.
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Por eso resulta tan desgarrador el amor de los hombres. No pueden evitar separarse de lo que aman.
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My dear,
In the midst of hate, I found there was, within me, an invincible love.
In the mi...
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Let's not worry. It's too late now. It will always be too late, fortunately!
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There is no longer a single idea explaining everything, but an infinite number of essences giving a ...
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Throughout the whole absurd life I'd lived, a dark wind had been rising toward me from somewhere dee...
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Thus I draw from the absurd three consequences, which are my
revolt, my freedom, and my passion...
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The truth is that everyone is bored, and devotes himself to cultivating habits.
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Le fameux discours de Saint-Just a ainsi tous les airs d'une étude théologique. "Louis [XVI] étra...
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I sometimes think of what future historians will say of us. A single sentence will suffice for moder...
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I know of only one duty, and that is to love
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In order to understand the world, one has to turn away from it on occasion
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Everyone would like to behave like a pagan, with everyone else behaving like a Christian
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There is but one freedom, to put oneself right with death. After that everything is possible.
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... We need the sweet pain of anticipation to tell us we are really alive.
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Au milieu de l'hiver, j'ai découvert en moi un invincible été.
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The purpose of a writer is to keep civilization from destroying itself.
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Aujourd'hui, maman est morte. Ou peut-être hier, je ne sais pas.
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This heart within me I can feel, and I judge that it exists. This world I can touch, and I likewise ...
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But what then is capital punishment but the most premeditated of murders, to which no criminal's dee...
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I have a very old and very faithful attachment for dogs. I like them because they always forgive.
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People don't love each other at our age, Marthe—they please each other, that's all. Later on, when...
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She was wearing a pair of my pajamas with the sleeves rolled up. When she laughed I wanted her again...
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