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Albert Camus

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Man is the only creature who refuses to be what he is.
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…A city deprived of everything, devoid of light and devoid of heat, starved, and still not crushed...
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Words always take on the color of the deeds or sacrifices they evoke.
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It is what it is, it is what you make it.
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Man is the only creature that strives to surpass himself, and yearns for the impossible.
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Sheep don’t need the shepherd to be what they are. The shepherd needs sheep to be what he is.
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The privilege of absurdity; to which no living creature is subject but man only
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The privilege of absurdity; to which no living creature is subject but man only.
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The privilege of absurdity; to which no living creature is subject, but man only.
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What is it that makes you so angry, bothers you so deeply, that you're compelled to act?
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Next generations will not know what is to have childhood.
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Whenever you see a fellow-creature in trouble, remember that he is a man.
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I regret that I wasn't more successful with my marriages, but it is what it is.
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I believe that there is a Matrix and... to be more accurate I am in the Pornography Matrix.
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See the world for what it is.
BEAUTIFUL!
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Man is the only creature whose emotions are entangled with his memory.
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Tear man out of his outward circumstances; and what he then is; that only is he.
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Human is what he decides to be.
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Modern man is probably a more humiliated and depressed creature than he dares to know.
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A society is defined not only by what it creates but by what it refuses to destroy.
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Courage is feeling justly afraid and yet still doing what is right.
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Nothing is ever as good or as bad as it appears to be.
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Man is the creature of circumstances.
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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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