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Albert Camus



    Alas, after a certain age every man is responsible for his face.

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    A guilty conscience needs to confess. A work of art is a confession.

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    But what is happiness except the simple harmony between a man and the life he leads?

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    Men must live and create. Live to the point of tears.

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    An intellectual is someone whose mind watches itself.

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

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    In the depth of winter I finally learned that there was in me an invincible summer.

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    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.

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    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.

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    It's a kind of spiritual snobbery that makes people think they can be happy without money.

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    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.

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    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.

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    Life is a sum of all your choices.

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    If there is sin against life, it consists in hoping for another life and in eluding the implacable grandeur of this life.

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    It is normal to give away a little of one's life in order not to lose it all.

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    There is but one truly serious philosophical problem, and that is suicide. Judging whether life is or is not worth living amounts to answering the fundamental question of philosophy.

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    Autumn is a second spring where every leaf is a flower

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    All modern revolutions have ended in a reinforcement of the power of the State.

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

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    Retaliation is related to nature and instinct, not to law. Law, by definition, cannot obey the same rules as nature.

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    To marry a woman who you love and who loves you is to lay a wager with her as to who will stop loving the other first

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