Albert Camus Quotes (63 quotations)

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1. A free press can be good or bad, but, most certainly, without freedom a press will never be anything but bad. - Albert Camus

2. A free press can of course be good or bad, but, most certainly, without freedom it will never be anything but bad. . . . Freedom is nothing else but a chance to bet better, whereas enslavement is a certainty of the worse. - Albert Camus

3. A guilty conscience needs to confess. A work of art is a confession. - Albert Camus

4. A man without ethics is a wild beast loosed upon this world. - Albert Camus

5. A man's work is nothing but this slow trek to rediscover, through the detours of art, those two or three great and simple images in whose presence his heart first opened. - Albert Camus

6. A slave begins by demanding justice and ends by wanting to wear a crown. - Albert Camus

7. Abstract Art: A product of the untalented, sold by the unprincipled to the utterly bewildered. - Albert Camus

8. After all manner of professors have done their best for us, the place we are to get knowledge is in books. The true university of these days is a collection of books. - Albert Camus

9. Alas, after a certain age every man is responsible for his face. - Albert Camus

10. 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. - Albert Camus

11. An intellectual is someone whose mind watches itself. - Albert Camus

12. At 30 a man should know himself like the palm of his hand, know the exact number of his defects and qualities, know how far he can go, foretell his failures-be what he is. And, above all, accept these things. - Albert Camus

13. Autumn is a second spring when every leaf is a flower. - Albert Camus

14. Beauty is unbearable, drives us to despair, offering us for a minute the glimpse of an eternity that we should like to stretch out over the whole of time. - Albert Camus

15. But what is happiness except the simple harmony between a man and the life he leads. - Albert Camus

16. By definition, a government has no conscience. Sometimes it has a policy, but nothing more. - Albert Camus

17. Charm is a way of getting the answer yes without asking a clear question. - Albert Camus

18. Do not wait for the last judgment. It takes place every day. - Albert Camus

19. Don't wait for the last judgment - it takes place every day. - Albert Camus

20. 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. - Albert Camus

21. Don't walk in front of me, I may not follow. Don't walk behind me, I may not lead. Walk beside me and just be my friend. - Albert Camus

22. Every revolutionary ends up either by becoming an oppressor or a heretic. - Albert Camus

23. Everyone would like to behave like a pagan, with everyone else behaving like a Christian. - Albert Camus

24. Freedom is nothing but a chance to be better. - Albert Camus

25. Freedom is nothing else but a chance to be better. - Albert Camus

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