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Albert Camus Quotes 1-16 out of 16
   
It is the job of thinking people, not to be on the side of the executioners.
The welfare of humanity is always the alibi of tyrants.
The gods had condemned Sisyphus to ceaselessly rolling a rock to the top of a mountain, whence the stone would fall back of its own weight. They had thought with some reason that there is no more dreadful punishment than futile and hopeless labor.
The welfare of the people in particular has always been the alibi of tyrants, and it provides the further advantage of giving the servants of tyranny a good conscience.
The aim of art, the aim of a life, can only be to increase the sum of freedom and responsibility to be found in every man and in the world. It cannot, under any circumstances, be to reduce or suppress that freedom, even temporarily.
How many crimes are permitted simply because their authors could not endure being wrong.
Freedom is not a gift received from the State or leader, but a possession to be won every day by the effort of each and the union of all.
Integrity has no need of rules.
Freedom is not a reward or a decoration that is celebrated with champagne...Oh no! It's a...long distance race, quite solitary and very exhausting.
Freedom of the press is perhaps the freedom that has suffered the most from the gradual degradation of the idea of liberty.
Nothing is more despicable than respect based on fear.
An intellectual is someone whose mind watches itself.
Freedom is nothing else but a chance to be better.
I'll tell you a big secret, my friend: Don't wait for the Last Judgment. It happens every day.
Absolute justice is achieved by the suppression of all contradiction, therefore it destroys freedom.
Freedom is nothing else but a chance to be better.
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