Create Yours

Albert Camus Quotes
Page 6 of 10

500 wallpapers

Albert Camus Quote: “Don’t wait for the last judgment – it takes place every day.”

Don’t wait for the last judgment – it takes place every day.

— Albert Camus



Albert Camus Quote: “O light! This the cry of all the characters of ancient drama brought face to face with their fate. This last resort was ours, too, and I knew it now. In the middle of winter I at last discovered that there was in me an invincible summer.”

O light! This the cry of all the characters of ancient drama brought face to face with their fate. This last resort was ours, too, and I knew it now. In the middle of winter I at last discovered that there was in me an invincible summer.

— Albert Camus


Albert Camus Quote: “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.”

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.

— Albert Camus


Albert Camus Quote: “That’s the way man is, cher monsieur. He has two faces: he can’t love without self-love.”

That’s the way man is, cher monsieur. He has two faces: he can’t love without self-love.

— Albert Camus


Albert Camus Quote: “Every authentic work of art is a gift offered to the future.”

Every authentic work of art is a gift offered to the future.

— Albert Camus


Albert Camus Quote: “I have a good, hearty laugh and an energetic handshake, and those are trump cards.”

I have a good, hearty laugh and an energetic handshake, and those are trump cards.

— Albert Camus


Albert Camus Quote: “Conscious of not being able to separate myself from my time, I have decided to become part of it.”

Conscious of not being able to separate myself from my time, I have decided to become part of it.

— Albert Camus


Albert Camus Quote: “Artistic creation is a demand for unity and a rejection of the world.”

Artistic creation is a demand for unity and a rejection of the world.

— Albert Camus


Albert Camus Quote: “If the only significant history of human thought were to be written, it would have to be the history of its successive regrets and its impotences.”

If the only significant history of human thought were to be written, it would have to be the history of its successive regrets and its impotences.

— Albert Camus


Albert Camus Quote: “To govern means to pillage, as everyone knows.”

To govern means to pillage, as everyone knows.

— Albert Camus



Albert Camus Quote: “Accept life, take it as it is? Stupid. The means of doing otherwise? Far from our having to take it, it is life that possesses us and on occasion shuts our mouths.”

Accept life, take it as it is? Stupid. The means of doing otherwise? Far from our having to take it, it is life that possesses us and on occasion shuts our mouths.

— Albert Camus


Albert Camus Quote: “It’s not the struggle that makes us artists, but Art that makes us struggle.”

It’s not the struggle that makes us artists, but Art that makes us struggle.

— Albert Camus


Albert Camus Quote: “In the end, we would like not to be guilty while at the same time being dispensed of the effort of purifying ourselves. Not enough cynicism and not enough virtue.”

In the end, we would like not to be guilty while at the same time being dispensed of the effort of purifying ourselves. Not enough cynicism and not enough virtue.

— Albert Camus


Albert Camus Quote: “Every man, and for stronger reasons, every artist, wants to be recognized. So do I.”

Every man, and for stronger reasons, every artist, wants to be recognized. So do I.

— Albert Camus


Albert Camus Quote: “After all perhaps the greatness of art lies in the perpetual tension between beauty and pain, the love of men and the madness of creation, unbearable solitude and the exhausting crowd, rejection and consent.”

After all perhaps the greatness of art lies in the perpetual tension between beauty and pain, the love of men and the madness of creation, unbearable solitude and the exhausting crowd, rejection and consent.

— Albert Camus


Albert Camus Quote: “A novel is never anything but a philosophy expressed in images. And in a good novel the philosophy has disappeared into the images.”

A novel is never anything but a philosophy expressed in images. And in a good novel the philosophy has disappeared into the images.

— Albert Camus


Albert Camus Quote: “I had only a little time left and I didn’t want to waste it on God.”

I had only a little time left and I didn’t want to waste it on God.

— Albert Camus


Albert Camus Quote: “There are means that cannot be excused. And I should like to be able to love my country and still love justice. I don’t want just any greatness for it, particularly a greatness born of blood and falsehood. I want to keep it alive by keeping justice alive.”

There are means that cannot be excused. And I should like to be able to love my country and still love justice. I don’t want just any greatness for it, particularly a greatness born of blood and falsehood. I want to keep it alive by keeping justice alive.

— Albert Camus


Albert Camus Quote: “You will never be able to experience everything. So, please, do poetical justice to your soul and simply experience yourself.”

You will never be able to experience everything. So, please, do poetical justice to your soul and simply experience yourself.

— Albert Camus


Albert Camus Quote: “The French Revolution gave birth to no artists but only to a great journalist, Desmoulins, and to an under-the-counter writer, Sade. The only poet of the times was the guillotine.”

The French Revolution gave birth to no artists but only to a great journalist, Desmoulins, and to an under-the-counter writer, Sade. The only poet of the times was the guillotine.

— Albert Camus



Albert Camus Quote: “I hope the dogs don’t bark tonight. I always think it’s mine.”

I hope the dogs don’t bark tonight. I always think it’s mine.

— Albert Camus


Albert Camus Quote: “Those who prefer their principles over their happiness, they refuse to be happy outside the conditions they seem to have attached to their happiness.”

Those who prefer their principles over their happiness, they refuse to be happy outside the conditions they seem to have attached to their happiness.

— Albert Camus


Albert Camus Quote: “I would like to be able to breathe – to be able to love her by memory or fidelity. But my heart aches. I love you continuously, intensely.”

I would like to be able to breathe – to be able to love her by memory or fidelity. But my heart aches. I love you continuously, intensely.

— Albert Camus


Albert Camus Quote: “Absolute virtue is impossible and the republic of forgiveness leads, with implacable logic, to the republic of the guillotine.”

Absolute virtue is impossible and the republic of forgiveness leads, with implacable logic, to the republic of the guillotine.

— Albert Camus


Albert Camus Quote: “To live is in itself a value judgment. To breathe is to judge.”

To live is in itself a value judgment. To breathe is to judge.

— Albert Camus


Albert Camus Quote: “I cling like a miser to the freedom that disappears as soon as there is an excess of things.”

I cling like a miser to the freedom that disappears as soon as there is an excess of things.

— Albert Camus


Albert Camus Quote: “I do not want to believe that death is the gateway to another life. For me, it is a closed door. I do not say it is a step we must all take, but that it is a horrible and dirty adventure.”

I do not want to believe that death is the gateway to another life. For me, it is a closed door. I do not say it is a step we must all take, but that it is a horrible and dirty adventure.

— Albert Camus


Albert Camus Quote: “If there is a soul, it is a mistake to believe that it is given to us fully created. It is created here, throughout a whole life. And living is nothing else but that long and painful bringing forth.”

If there is a soul, it is a mistake to believe that it is given to us fully created. It is created here, throughout a whole life. And living is nothing else but that long and painful bringing forth.

— Albert Camus


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

I like people who dream or talk to themselves interminably; I like them, for they are double. They are here and elsewhere.

— Albert Camus


Albert Camus Quote: “There is a terrible emptiness in me, an indifference that hurts.”

There is a terrible emptiness in me, an indifference that hurts.

— Albert Camus


Albert Camus Quote: “Wandering seemed no more than the happiness of an anxious man.”

Wandering seemed no more than the happiness of an anxious man.

— Albert Camus


Albert Camus Quote: “All healthy men have thought of their own suicide.”

All healthy men have thought of their own suicide.

— Albert Camus


Albert Camus Quote: “To abandon oneself to principles is really to die – and to die for an impossible love which is the contrary of love.”

To abandon oneself to principles is really to die – and to die for an impossible love which is the contrary of love.

— Albert Camus


Albert Camus Quote: “The innocent is the person who explains nothing.”

The innocent is the person who explains nothing.

— Albert Camus


Albert Camus Quote: “Without giving up anything on the plane of justice, yeild nothing on the plane of freedom.”

Without giving up anything on the plane of justice, yeild nothing on the plane of freedom.

— Albert Camus


Albert Camus Quote: “There is no longer a single idea explaining everything, but an infinite number of essences giving a meaning to an infinite number of objects. The world comes to a stop, but also lights up.”

There is no longer a single idea explaining everything, but an infinite number of essences giving a meaning to an infinite number of objects. The world comes to a stop, but also lights up.

— Albert Camus


Albert Camus Quote: “I have no idea what’s awaiting me, or what will happen when this all ends. For the moment I know this: there are sick people and they need curing.”

I have no idea what’s awaiting me, or what will happen when this all ends. For the moment I know this: there are sick people and they need curing.

— Albert Camus


Albert Camus Quote: “A lot of jobs don’t allow you to be who you are. There is dignity in work only when it is work freely accepted.”

A lot of jobs don’t allow you to be who you are. There is dignity in work only when it is work freely accepted.

— Albert Camus


Albert Camus Quote: “I know that man is capable of great deeds. But if he isn’t capable of great emotion, well, he leaves me cold.”

I know that man is capable of great deeds. But if he isn’t capable of great emotion, well, he leaves me cold.

— Albert Camus


Albert Camus Quote: “Then we understand that rebellion cannot exist without a strange form of love. Those who find no rest in God or in history are condemned to live for those who, like themselves, cannot live; in fact, for the humiliated.”

Then we understand that rebellion cannot exist without a strange form of love. Those who find no rest in God or in history are condemned to live for those who, like themselves, cannot live; in fact, for the humiliated.

— Albert Camus


Albert Camus Quote: “In Oran, as elsewhere, for want of time and thought, people have to love one another without knowing it.”

In Oran, as elsewhere, for want of time and thought, people have to love one another without knowing it.

— Albert Camus


Albert Camus Quote: “The temptation shared by all forms of intelligence: cynicism.”

The temptation shared by all forms of intelligence: cynicism.

— Albert Camus


Albert Camus Quote: “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.”

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


Albert Camus Quote: “No code of ethics and no effort are justifiable a priori in the face of the cruel mathematics that command our condition.”

No code of ethics and no effort are justifiable a priori in the face of the cruel mathematics that command our condition.

— Albert Camus


Albert Camus Quote: “I was assailed by memories of a life that wasn’t mine anymore, but one in which I’d found the simplest and most lasting joys.”

I was assailed by memories of a life that wasn’t mine anymore, but one in which I’d found the simplest and most lasting joys.

— Albert Camus


Albert Camus Quote: “If man is reduced to being nothing but a character in history, he has no other choice but to subside into the sound and fury of acompletely irrational history or to endow history with the form of human reason.”

If man is reduced to being nothing but a character in history, he has no other choice but to subside into the sound and fury of acompletely irrational history or to endow history with the form of human reason.

— Albert Camus


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

I don’t want to be a genius-I have enough problems just trying to be a man.

— Albert Camus


Albert Camus Quote: “Basically, at the very bottom of life, which seduces us all, there is only absurdity, and more absurdity. And maybe that’s what gives us our joy for living, because the only thing that can defeat absurdity is lucidity.”

Basically, at the very bottom of life, which seduces us all, there is only absurdity, and more absurdity. And maybe that’s what gives us our joy for living, because the only thing that can defeat absurdity is lucidity.

— Albert Camus


Albert Camus Quote: “It is necessary to fall in love – the better to provide an alibi for all the despair we are going to feel anyway.”

It is necessary to fall in love – the better to provide an alibi for all the despair we are going to feel anyway.

— Albert Camus


Albert Camus Quote: “People don’t love each other at our age, Marthe – they please each other, that’s all. Later on, when you’re old and impotent, you can love someone. At our age, you just think you do. That’s all it is.”

People don’t love each other at our age, Marthe – they please each other, that’s all. Later on, when you’re old and impotent, you can love someone. At our age, you just think you do. That’s all it is.

— Albert Camus

PREV 1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 NEXT
Courage Quotes
Life Quotes
Happiness Quotes
John Lennon Quotes
Mother Teresa Quotes
Lao Tzu Quotes
C. S. Lewis Quotes
Henry David Thoreau Quotes
Oscar Wilde Quotes
Ralph Waldo Emerson Quotes
Abdul Kalam Quotes
Action Quotes

Get Inspired. Get Motivated.

We're on a mission of turning inspiring quotes into beautiful wallpapers. Start your week with a motivational kick. Don't miss out on our next weekly batch.

Join 48,000+ other people and subscribe to Quotefancy Weekly Digest.

Subscribe