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Journal of Camus Studies | JCS

Journal of Camus Studies

The Journal of Camus Studies

Formerly the Journal of the Albert Camus Society, the JCS is published annually and is available in print or as an ebook. For more information on purchasing or contributing visit the Camus Journal page.

More Albert Camus quotes

Read on, your favourite Albert Camus quote may be in the list below. Perhaps your favourite Albert Camus quote will be replaced by a quote from the list.

- Well, the tragedy is over. The failure is complete. I turn my head and go away. I took my share in this fight for the impossible.

- The truth, as the light, makes blind.

- 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.

- You are forgiven for your happiness and your successes only if you generously consent to share them.

- All great deeds and all great thoughts have a ridiculous beginning. Great works are often born on a street corner or in a restaurant's revolving door.

- The need to be right is the sign of a vulgar mind.

- Style, like the sheer silk underwear, sometimes hides eczema.

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

- Freedom is not a reward or a decoration that is celebrated with champagne...Oh no!  It's a...long distance race, quite solitary and very exhausting.

- 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.

- How can sincerity be a condition of friendship? A taste for truth at any cost is a passion which spares nothing.

- I was absent at the moment I took up the most space.

- There is no fate that cannot be surmounted by scorn.

More Camus quotes

Simon Lea | 2005