Albert Camus Quotes

Albert Camus Quotes

“You know what charm is: A way of getting a yes without having asked any clear question.”

~ Albert Camus

“Don’t walk in front of me—I may not follow. Don’t walk behind me—I may not lead. Just walk beside me, and be my friend.”

~ Albert Camus

“Children will still die unjustly, even in a perfect society. Even by his greatest effort, man can only propose to diminish, arithmetically, the sufferings of the world.”

~ Albert Camus

“Virtue cannot separate itself from reality without becoming a principle of evil.”

~ Albert Camus

“The only way to deal with an unfree world is to become so absolutely free that your very existence is an act of rebellion.”

~ Albert Camus

“It is a kind of spiritual snobbery that makes people think they can be happy without money.”

~ Albert Camus

“An intellectual is one whose mind watches itself.”

~ Albert Camus

“Man is the only animal that refuses to be what he is.”

~ Albert Camus

“Sometimes it is easier to see clearly into the heart of a liar than into the man who tells the truth. Truth, like light, blinds. Falsehood, on the contrary, is a beautiful twilight that enhances every object.”

~ Albert Camus

“It is necessary to fall in love…if only to provide an alibi for all the random despair you are going to feel anyway.”

~ Albert Camus

Nobody realizes that some people expend tremendous energy merely to be normal.

~ Albert Camus

Autumn is a second spring when every leaf is a flower.

~ Albert Camus

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

In the depth of winter, I finally learned that within me there lay an invincible summer.

~ Albert Camus

Nothing is more despicable than respect based on fear.

~ Albert Camus

Real generosity toward the future lies in giving all to the present.

~ Albert Camus

Integrity has no need of rules.

~ Albert Camus

An intellectual is someone whose mind watches itself.

~ Albert Camus

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