Albert Camus Sayings and Quotes

Below you will find our collection of inspirational, wise, and humorous old albert camus quotes, albert camus sayings, and albert camus proverbs, collected over the years from a variety of sources.


But what is happiness except the simple harmony between a man and the life he leads.      

Albert Camus

Real generosity toward the future lies in giving all to the present.     

Albert Camus

Sometimes it is easier to see clearly into the liar than into the man who tells the truth. Truth, like light, blinds. Falsehood, on the contrary, is a beautiful twilight that enhances every object.     

Albert Camus

In the depth of winter I finally learned that there was in me an invincible summer.     

Albert Camus

Should I kill myself, or have a cup of coffee?     

Albert Camus

It's a kind of spiritual snobbery that makes people think they can be happy without money.     

Albert Camus

Everything I know about morality and the obligations of men, I owe it to football (soccer)      

Albert Camus

Real generosity toward the future lies in giving all to the present.     

Albert Camus

Too many have dispensed with generosity in order to practice charity.      

Albert Camus

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

Peace is the only battle worth waging.     

Albert Camus

Human relationships always help us to carry on because they always presuppose further developments, a future - and also because we live as if our only task was precisely to have relationships with other people     

Albert Camus

Nothing is more despicable than respect based on fear.     

Albert Camus

In the depth of winter, I finally learned that within me there lay an invincible summer.     

Albert Camus

Don't walk behind me; I may not lead. Don't walk in front of me; I may not follow. Just walk beside me and be my friend.     

Albert Camus

Autumn is a second spring when every leaf is a flower.     

Albert Camus

Integrity has no need of rules.     

Albert Camus

Don't walk behind me; I may not lead. Don't walk in front of me; I may not follow. Just walk beside me and be my friend.     

Albert Camus

To be happy, we must not be too concerned with others.     

Albert Camus

There is but one truly serious philosophical problem, and that is suicide. Judging whether life is or is not worth living amounts to answering the fundamental question of philosophy. All the rest -- whether or not the world has three dimensions, whether the mind has nine or twelve categories -- comes afterward. These are games; one must first answer.     

Albert Camus

Autumn is a second spring when every leaf's a flower.     

Albert Camus

It is normal to give away a little of one's life in order not to lose it all.     

Albert Camus

You will never be happy if you continue to search for what happiness consists of. You will never live if you are looking for the meaning of life.     

Albert Camus

All great deeds and all great thoughts have a ridiculous beginning.     

Albert Camus

The evil that is in the world almost always comes of ignorance, and good intentions may do as much harm as malevolence if they lack understanding.     

Albert Camus

People hasten to judge in order not to be judged themselves.     

Albert Camus

Freedom is nothing else but a chance to be better.     

Albert Camus

Independence is earned by a few words of cheap confidence.     

Albert Camus

The only real progress lies in learning to be wrong all alone.     

Albert Camus

All great deeds and all great thoughts have a ridiculous beginning.     

Albert Camus