Favorite Albert Camus Quotes

Just a few quotes from a failed goalkeeper.

  1. Don’t walk in front of me… I may not follow Don’t walk behind me… I may not lead Walk beside me… just be my friend
  2. 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
  3. Man is the only creature who refuses to be what he is.
  4. Nobody realizes that some people expend tremendous energy merely to be normal.
  5. You know what charm is: a way of getting the answer yes without having asked any clear question.
  6. The only way to deal with an unfree world is to become so absolutely free that your very existence is an act of rebellion
  7. Autumn is a second spring when every leaf is a flower.
  8. Fiction is the lie through which we tell the truth.
  9. The purpose of a writer is to keep civilization from destroying itself.
  10. In order to understand the world, one has to turn away from it on occasion.
  11. Do not wait for the last judgment. It comes every day.
  12. I had only a little time left and I didn’t want to waste it on God.
  13. Some people talk in their sleep. Lecturers talk while other people sleep
  14. It is the job of thinking people not to be on the side of the executioners.
  15. Freedom is nothing but a chance to be better.

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