When you have really exhausted an experience you always reverence and love it.
Quote by Albert Camus
Click on the picture of
Albert Camus quote
you want to see a larger version.
Albert Camus Quotes
The absurd is the essential concept and the first truth.
To assert in any case that a man must be absolutely cut off from society because he is absolutely evil amounts to saying that society is absolutely good, and no-one in his right mind will believe this today.
Men are never really willing to die except for the sake of freedom: therefore they do not believe in dying completely.
It is a kind of spiritual snobbery that makes people think they can be happy without money.
A free press can, of course, be good or bad, but, most certainly without freedom, the press will never be anything but bad.
The society based on production is only productive, not creative.
He who despairs of the human condition is a coward, but he who has hope for it is a fool.
Man wants to live, but it is useless to hope that this desire will dictate all his actions.
To know oneself, one should assert oneself.
Those who weep for the happy periods which they encounter in history acknowledge what they want not the alleviation but the silencing of misery.
The envious man grows lean at the success of his neighbor.
Do not be the difference you desire but be the ultimate goal people desire.
The dirty little secret is that the pool man, who's making $30,000 a year, is subsidizing the million-dollar mortgage for the family whose pool he cleans. No wonder people want to get rid of tax breaks for corporate jets.
Ironing boards are a classic example of something I find horrible about modern society: the excitementation, for want of a better word, of mundane things.
Love rules the court, the camp, the grove, And men below, and saints above For love is heaven, and heaven is love.
Canadians know that the promise of a recession didn't happen because of anything we did here. If you look at all the causes of the recession, problems in mortgage markets, the problems in the banking sector, the problems in government finance in countries like Greece, none of those problems were in present Canada.
Age does not make us childish, as some say; it finds us true children.
Do not take life too seriously. You will never get out of it alive.
A lot of the problems I had with fame I was bringing on myself. A lot of self-loathing, a lot of woe-is-me. Now I'm learning to see the positive side of things, instead of, like, 'I can't go to Kmart. I can't take my kids to the haunted house.'
Auction houses run a rigged game. They know exactly how many people will be bidding on a work and exactly who they are. In a gallery, works of art need only one person who wants to pay for them.