Sunday Quotes – Albert Camus

 

 

It takes admirable courage not only to try but also to gracefully give up.

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Charm is a way of getting the answer yes without asking a clear question.

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You cannot create experience. You must undergo it.

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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.

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The only way to deal with an unfree world is to become so absolutely free that your very existence is an act of rebellion.

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3 comments

  1. When I was in high school, we read Camus “The Plague,” and I understood very little of it. Reading it later, with a wider open mind, I was amazed at his words.
    I really like the quotes you have chosen. They represent him and his art of writing very well.

      1. Let me run this one through my head and the internet. I remember the stories, but not the titles!
        Will get back to you on this. Hubby also into Camus, Kafka, etc. so he might be able to suggest where you should start.

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