Albert Camus Quotes

1913 - 1960

This French Novelist and Playwright has inspired many. Browse these Albert Camus Quotes which are full of words of wisdom. It should also be noted the he won the Nobel Prize for Literature in 1957.

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
Friend Quotes   |   Words of Encouragement   |


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
Happiness Quotes   |   Quotes about Life   |


Charm is a way of getting the answer yes without asking a clear question.
Albert Camus
Wisdom Quotes   |   Beauty   |


Culture: the cry of men in face of their destiny.
Albert Camus
Destiny   |   Fate   |


In order to understand the world, one has to turn away from it on occasion.
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Attitude   |   Inspiring   |


Don't believe your friends when they ask you to be honest with them. All they really want is to be maintained in the good opinion they have of themselves.
Albert Camus
Friendship   |   Good   |


To be happy, we must not be too concerned with others.
Albert Camus
Quotes about Being Happy   |   Answers on Happiness   |


Blessed are the hearts that can bend; they shall never be broken.
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Blessed Quotes   |   Forgiveness   |


Those who lack the courage will always find a philosophy to justify it.
Albert Camus
Courage   |   Poetry about Courage   |


An intellectual? Yes. And never deny it. An intellectual is someone whose mind watches itself. I like this, because I am happy to be both halves, the watcher and the watched. "Can they be brought together?" This is a practical question. We must get down to it. "I despise intelligence" really means: "I cannot bear my doubts."
Albert Camus
Doubt   |   Doubt Replaced Through Faith   |


We rarely confide in those who are better than we are.
Albert Camus
Confidence   |   Never Doubt Yourself   |


Real generosity toward the future lies in giving all to the present.
Albert Camus
Generosity   |   Quotes about the Future   |


You cannot acquire experience by making experiments. You cannot create experience. You must undergo it.
Albert Camus
Experience   |   Experiences Throughout Life   |


In the depth of winter, I finally learned that within me there lay an invincible summer.
Albert Camus
Knowledge   |   Being Yourself   |


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
Great   |   Work   |



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