albert camus Quotes

I suppose that it is not so easy to go home and it takes a bit of time to make a son out of a stranger.
tags: time son
— Albert Camus
I have always loved everything about you. Even what I didn’t understand.
— Albert Camus
A pure love is a dead love.
— Albert Camus
The truth is I wasn't brought into the world to write newspaper articles. But it's quite likely I was brought into the world to live with a woman.
tags: truth women live world write
— Albert Camus
We need the sweet pain of anticipation to tell us we are really alive.
tags: pain
— Albert Camus
Old married people look so much alike that they have the same number of hairs in their ears.
tags: people
— Albert Camus
Rebellion cannot exist without a strange form of love.
— Albert Camus
I would like to be able to breathe- to be able to love her by memory or fidelity. But my heart aches. I love you continuously, intensely.
tags: heart memory
— Albert Camus
My chief occupation, despite appearances, has always been love.
— Albert Camus
I conceived at least one great love in my life, of which I was always the object.
— Albert Camus
Why should it be essential to love rarely in order to love much?
— Albert Camus
Man is an idea, and a precious small idea once he turns his back on love.
tags: men ideas
— Albert Camus
We always deceive ourselves twice about the people we love- first to their advantage, then to their disadvantage.
tags: people
— Albert Camus
Love is the kind of illness that does not spare the intelligent or the dull.
tags: illness
— 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.
tags: despair
— Albert Camus
I know of only one duty, and that is to love.
— Albert Camus
Of course, true love is exceptional- two or three times a century, more or less. The rest of the time there is vanity or boredom.
tags: time true
— Albert Camus
Human relationships always help us to carry on because they always presuppose further developments, a future - and also because we live as if our only task was precisely to have relationships with other people.
tags: people live future development human help relationship
— Albert Camus
Always there comes an hour when one is weary of one's work and devotion to duty, and all one craves for is a loved face, the warmth and wonder of a loving heart.
tags: work heart wonder loving
— Albert Camus
You can't create experience, you undergo it.
tags: experience
— Albert Camus
You know what charm is: a way of getting the answer yes without having asked any clear question.
tags: questions
— Albert Camus
Blessed are the hearts that can bend; they shall never be broken.
tags: heart blessed broken
— Albert Camus
Too many have dispensed with generosity in order to practice charity.
tags: charity
— Albert Camus
Man wants to live, but it is useless to hope that this desire will dictate all his actions.
tags: desires men live action hope
— Albert Camus
I like the night and the sky better than the gods of men.
tags: men night sky god
— Albert Camus
Men must live and create. Live to the point of tears.
tags: men live tears
— Albert Camus
Mistaken ideas always end in bloodshed, but in every case it is someone else's blood. This is why our thinkers feel free to say just about anything.
tags: blood ideas
— Albert Camus
So I learned that after a single day's experience of the outside world a man could easily live a hundred years in prison.
tags: men live world experience prison
— Albert Camus
What we do for ourselves dies with us, what we do for others remains in the world today.
tags: world die
— Albert Camus
Life is crammed with events that encourage us to want to get old.
tags: encourage
— Albert Camus
I make myself strict rules in order to correct my nature. But it is my nature that i finally obey.
tags: nature rules
— Albert Camus
We are created to live side by side. However, we only die for ourselves.
tags: live die
— Albert Camus
Why I'm an artist, not a philosopher? Because I think in words rather than ideas.
tags: ideas artist
— Albert Camus
Is one to die voluntarily or to hope in spite of everything?
tags: die hope
— Albert Camus
People can think only in images. If you want to be a philosopher, write novels.
tags: people philosopher novel write
— Albert Camus
As in all religions, man is freed of the weight of his own life.
tags: men
— Albert Camus
Politics and the fate of mankind are formed by men without ideals and without greatness.
tags: fate men greatness mankind politics
— Albert Camus
A life, whose purpose is money, is death.
tags: death money
— Albert Camus
There is only one class of men, the privileged class.
tags: men
— Albert Camus
Having money is a way of being free of money.
tags: money
— Albert Camus