French philosopher, author, and journalist. Nobel Prize in Literature (1957). Born: 1913 - Died: 1960 Period:20th century Place of birth: Algeria
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Das Bedürfnis, recht zu haben, ist das Kennzeichen eines gewöhnlichen Geistes.”Albert Camus - Carnets
The ignoble nature is distinguished by the fact that it keeps its advantage steadily in view, and that this thought of the end and advantage is even stronger than its strongest impulse.”Friedrich Wilhelm Nietzsche - The Joyful Science
In the depth of winter I finally learned that there was in me an invincible summer.”Albert Camus - L"Été
The greatness of man lies in his decision to be stronger than his condition.”Albert Camus - Chroniques
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 - The Plague


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