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Albert Camus

1913-1960. French novelist, essayist, dramatist and journalist.

Books by Albert Camus

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.

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Freedom is nothing else but a chance to be better.

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Integrity has no need of rules.

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Without culture, and the relative freedom it implies, society, even when perfect, is but a jungle. This is why any authentic creation is a gift to the future.

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To be happy we must not be too concerned with others.

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Those who weep for the happy periods which they encounter in history acknowledge what they want; not the alleviation but the silencing of misery.

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Instead of killing and dying in order to produce the being that we are not, we have to live and let live in order to create what we are.

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The modern mind is in complete disarray. Knowledge has stretched itself to the point where neither the world nor our intelligence can find any foot-hold. It is a fact that we are suffering from nihilism.

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When you have once seen the glow of happiness on the face of a beloved person, you know that a man can have no vocation but to awaken that light on the faces surrounding him; and you are torn by the thought of the unhappiness and night you cast, by the mere fact of living, in the hearts you encounter.

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The need to be right is the sign of a vulgar mind.

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