50 Albert Camus Quotes That Will Motivate You

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1. “The evil that is in the world almost always comes of ignorance, and good intentions may do as much harm as malevolence if they lack understanding.” – Albert Camus

2. “A man without ethics is a wild beast loosed upon this world.” – Albert Camus

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3. “Every act of rebellion expresses nostalgia for innocence and an appeal to the essence of being.” – Albert Camus

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4. “Blessed are the hearts that can bend; they shall never be broken.” – Albert Camus

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5. “You cannot create experience. You must undergo it.” – Albert Camus

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6. “A free press can, of course, be good or bad, but, most certainly without freedom, the press will never be anything but bad.” – Albert Camus

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7. “We used to wonder where war lived, what it was that made it so vile. And now we realize that we know where it lives…inside ourselves.” – Albert Camus

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8. “You will never be able to experience everything. So, please, do poetical justice to your soul and simply experience yourself.” – Albert Camus

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9. “But what is happiness except the simple harmony between a man and the life he leads?” – Albert Camus

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10. “Always go too far, because that’s where you’ll find the truth.” – Albert Camus

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11. “Everything considered, a determined soul will always manage.” – Albert Camus

12. “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.” – Albert Camus

13. “A man is more a man through the things he keeps to himself than through those he says.” – Albert Camus

14. “There always comes a time when one must choose between contemplation and action. This is called becoming a man.” – Albert Camus

15. “I make myself strict rules in order to correct my nature. But it is my nature that I finally obey.” – Albert Camus

16. “I don’t want to be a genius-I have enough problems just trying to be a man.” – Albert Camus

17. “An achievement is a bondage. It obliges one to a higher achievement.” – Albert Camus

18. “When I look at my life and its secret colours, I feel like bursting into tears.” – Albert Camus

19. “I opened myself to the gentle indifference of the world.” – Albert Camus

20. “Nothing in life is worth turning your back on if you love it.” – Albert Camus

21. “They knew now that if there is one thing one can always yearn for, and sometimes attain, it is human love.” – Albert Camus

22. “What made me run away was doubtless not so much the fear of settling down, but of settling down permanently in something ugly.” – Albert Camus

23. “On good days, if you trust life, life has to answer you.” – Albert Camus

24. “The act of love is a confession.” – Albert Camus

25. “Life is a story and god is the author. Life is absurd. I think so.” – Albert Camus

26. “If it were sufficient to love, things would be too easy. The more one loves the stronger the absurd grows.” – Albert Camus

27. “Autumn is a second spring when every leaf is a flower.” – Albert Camus

28. “Charm is a way of getting the answer ‘yes’ without asking a clear question.” – Albert Camus

29. “I shall tell you a great secret, my friend. Do not wait for the last judgment, it takes place every day.” – Albert Camus

30. “In the depth of winter, I finally learned that within me there lay an invincible summer.” – Albert Camus

31. “Nobody realizes that some people expend tremendous energy merely to be normal.” – Albert Camus

32. “There is no fate that cannot be surmounted by scorn.” – Albert Camus

33. “Too many have dispensed with generosity in order to practice charity.” – Albert Camus

34. “We rarely confide in those who are better than we are.” – Albert Camus

35. “The purpose of a writer is to keep civilization from destroying itself.” – Albert Camus

36. “Love is the kind of illness that does not spare the intelligent or the dull.” – Albert Camus

37. “But in the end one needs more courage to live than to kill himself.” – Albert Camus

38. “Real generosity towards the future lies in giving all to the present.” – Albert Camus

39. “All great deeds and all great thoughts have a ridiculous beginning.” – Albert Camus

40. “It is natural to give a clear view of the world after accepting the idea that it must be clear.” – Albert Camus

41. “Some people talk in their sleep. Lecturers talk while other people sleep.” – Albert Camus

42. “We don’t have the time to completely be ourselves. We only have the room to be happy.” – Albert Camus

43. “To create is to live twice.” – Albert Camus

44. “There are crimes of passion and crimes of logic. The boundary between them is not clearly defined.” – Albert Camus

45. “How unbearable, for women, is the tenderness which a man can give them without love. For men, how bittersweet this is.” – Albert Camus

46. “It is not humiliating to be unhappy. Physical suffering is sometimes humiliating, but the suffering of being cannot be, it is life.” – Albert Camus

47. “Against eternal injustice, man must assert justice, and to protest against the universe of grief, he must create happiness.” – Albert Camus

48. “Live to the point of tears.” – Albert Camus

49. “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.” – Albert Camus

50. “The only way to deal with an un-free world is to become so absolutely free that your very existence is an act of rebellion.” – Albert Camus

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