Here we share albert camus quotes and inspirational saying with you. Albert Camus was a French philosopher, author, and journalist. He wrote many novels, non-fiction books and plays. Some of his notable work is The Stranger, The Myth of Sisyphus and The Rebel (Book).
He was very hard working and started struggling after his father died due to wound in World War 1. And a day came in which albert camus awarded a Nobel Prize in literature. We share some of albert camus quotes on love and albert camus quotes on revolution & life. These wisdom words/quotes will definitely inspire you.
33 quotes by albert camus:
1. Autumn is a second spring when every leaf is a flower.
2. Freedom is nothing but a chance to be better.
3. In the depth of winter I finally learned that there was in me an invincible summer.
4. Don’t walk behind me; I may not lead. Don’t walk in front of me; I may not follow. Just walk beside me and be my friend.
5. Real generosity toward the future lies in giving all to the present.
6. A man without ethics is a wild beast loosed upon this world.
7. 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.
8. Blessed are the hearts that can bend; they shall never be broken.
9. Basically, at the very bottom of life, which seduces us all, there is only absurdity, and more absurdity. And maybe that’s what gives us our joy for living, because the only thing that can defeat absurdity is lucidity.
10. The only way to deal with an unfree world is to become so absolutely free that your very existence is an act of rebellion.
11. Integrity has no need of rules.
12. In order to exist, man must rebel, but rebellion must respect the limits that it discovers in itself – limits where minds meet, and in meeting, begin to exist.
13. As a remedy to life in society I would suggest the big city. Nowadays, it is the only desert within our means.
14. Those who lack the courage will always find a philosophy to justify it.
15. An intellectual is someone whose mind watches itself.
16. Nothing is more despicable than respect based on fear.
17. Every act of rebellion expresses a nostalgia for innocence and an appeal to the essence of being.
18. A guilty conscience needs to confess. A work of art is a confession.
19. Nobody realizes that some people expend tremendous energy merely to be normal.
20. I would rather live my life as if there is a God and die to find out there isn’t, than live as if there isn’t and to die to find out that there is.
21. To know oneself, one should assert oneself.
22. At any street corner the feeling of absurdity can strike any man in the face.
23. Real nobility is based on scorn, courage, and profound indifference.
24. You cannot create experience. You must undergo it.
25. It is a kind of spiritual snobbery that makes people think they can be happy without money.
26. 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.
27. It is necessary to fall in love… if only to provide an alibi for all the random despair you are going to feel anyway.
28. Truth, like light, blinds. Falsehood, on the contrary, is a beautiful twilight that enhances every object.
29. What is a rebel? A man who says no: but whose refusal does not imply a renunciation.
30. He who despairs of the human condition is a coward, but he who has hope for it is a fool.
31. 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.
32. But what is happiness except the simple harmony between a man and the life he leads?
33. Friendship often ends in love, but love in friendship – never.
34. All great deeds and all great thoughts have a ridiculous beginning. Great works are often born on a street corner or in a restaurant’s revolving door.
35. Don’t wait for the last judgment – it takes place every day.
36. In order to understand the world, one has to turn away from it on occasion.