Posts tagged "albert camus"
"Man is the only creature who refuses to be what he is."
— Albert Camus
"If someone told me to write a book on mortality, it would have a hundred pages and ninety-nine of them would be blank. On the last page I would write, “I recognise only one duty and that is love.”
And as far as everything else is concerned, I say no."
— Albert Camus (via grabbelton)

(via the-railroad-earth)

"A man’s work is nothing but this slow trek to rediscover, through the detours of art, those two or three great and simple images in whose presence his heart first opened."
— Albert Camus
"Sometimes at night I would sleep open-eyed underneath a sky dripping with stars. I was alive then."
— Albert Camus, Return to Tipasa (via pavorst)

(via the-railroad-earth)

"There are crimes of passion and crimes of logic. The boundary between them is not clearly defined."
— Albert Camus
"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, The Plague
"What is called a reason for living is also an excellent reason for dying."
— Albert Camus, The Myth of Sisyphus and Other Essays
"Beauty is unbearable, drives us to despair, offering us for a minute the glimpse of an eternity that we should like to stretch out over the whole of time."
— Albert Camus
"Life can be magnificent and overwhelming — that is the whole tragedy. Without beauty, love, or danger it would almost be easy to live."
— Albert Camus
"Have you no hope at all? And do you really live with the thought that when you die, you die, and nothing remains?” “Yes,” I said."
— Albert Camus, The Stranger