11 Absurdly Awesome Quotes From Albert Camus

11 Absurdly Awesome Quotes From Albert Camus
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Albert Camus is a world-renowned and best-selling author that wrote on various philosophies such as Absurdism. His writings styles often have a bleak undertone but to many readers come with paradoxically-positive and uplifting messages. Some of his most famous books are The Stranger, The Plague, The Myth Of Sisyphus and The Fall.

At any street corner the feeling of absurdity can strike any man in the face.
― Albert Camus

“The literal meaning of life is whatever you’re doing that prevents you from killing yourself.”
― Albert Camus

“Nobody realizes that some people expend tremendous energy merely to be normal.”
― Albert Camus

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

“We all carry within us places of exile, our crimes, our ravages. Our task is not to unleash them on the world; it is to transform them in ourselves and others.”
― Albert Camus

“Nothing in life is worth, turning your back on, if you love it.”
― Albert Camus

“I don’t want to be a genius-I have enough problems just trying to be a man.”
― Albert Camus

“I like people who dream or talk to themselves interminably; I like them, for they are double. They are here and elsewhere.”
― Albert Camus, The Fall

“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

“Nobody realizes that some people expend tremendous energy merely to be normal.”
― Albert Camus

“For there is merely bad luck in not being loved; there is misfortune in not loving.”
― Albert Camus

 

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