55 Motivational Albert Camus Quotes For Success In Life

Albert Camus (7 November 1913 – 4 January 1960) was a French philosopher, author, and journalist. He won the Nobel Prize in Literature at the age of 44 in 1957, the second-youngest recipient in history. Albert Camus quotes on love, god, life and death will inspire you.

Best Albert Camus Quotes

  1. “Freedom is nothing but a chance to be better.” – Albert Camus
  2. “The only real progress lies in learning to be wrong all alone.” – Albert Camus
  3. “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
  4. “How can sincerity be a condition of friendship? A taste for truth at any cost is a passion which spares nothing.” – Albert Camus
  5. “There is but one truly serious philosophical problem and that is suicide.” – Albert Camus
  6. “We are all special cases.” – Albert Camus
  7. “Blessed are the hearts that can bend; they shall never be broken.” – Albert Camus
  8. “The only way to deal with an unfree world is to become so absolutely free that your very existence is an act of rebellion.” – Albert Camus
  9. “At 30 a man should know himself like the palm of his hand, know the exact number of his defects and qualities, know how far he can go, foretell his failures – be what he is. And, above all, accept these things.” – Albert Camus
  10. “Charm is a way of getting the answer ‘Yes’ without asking a clear question.” – Albert Camus
  11. “A guilty conscience needs to confess. A work of art is a confession.” – Albert Camus
  12. “Friendship often ends in love, but love in friendship – never.” – Albert Camus

  13. “The society based on production is only productive, not creative.” – Albert Camus
  14. “One leader, one people, signifies one master and millions of slaves.” – Albert Camu
  15. “In the depth of winter, I finally learned that there was in me an invincible summer.” – Albert Camus
  16. “You will never be happy if you continue to search for what happiness consists of.” – Albert Camus
  17. “A man without ethics is a wild beast loosed upon this world.” – Albert Camus
  18. “Retaliation is related to nature and instinct, not to law. Law, by definition, cannot obey the same rules as nature.” – Albert Camus
  19. “The evil that is in the world almost always comes of ignorance.” – Albert Camus
  20. “I would rather live my life as if there is a God and die to find out there isn’t than live as if there isn’t and to die to find out that there is.” – Albert Camus
  21. “You cannot create experience. You must undergo it.” – Albert Camus
  22. “Real generosity toward the future lies in giving all to the present.” – Albert Camus
  23. “Integrity has no need of rules.” – Albert Camus
  24. “Nothing is more despicable than respect based on fear.” – Albert Camus
  25. “There is no love of life without despair of life.” – Albert Camus
  26. “A free press can, of course, be good or bad, but most certainly without freedom, the press will never be anything but bad.” – Albert Camus
  27. “Nobody realizes that some people expend tremendous energy merely to be normal.” – Albert Camus
  28. “An intellectual is someone whose mind watches itself.” – Albert Camus

  29. “The need to be right is the sign of a vulgar mind.” – Albert Camus
  30. “Truth, like light, blinds. Falsehood, on the contrary, is a beautiful twilight that enhances every object.” – Albert Camus
  31. “Those who write clearly have readers, those who write obscurely have commentators.” – Albert Camus
  32. “No cause justifies the deaths of innocent people.” – Albert Camus
  33. “Those who lack the courage will always find a philosophy to justify it.” – Albert Camus
  34. “It is a kind of spiritual snobbery that makes people think they can be happy without money.” – Albert Camus
  35. “We turn toward God only to obtain the impossible.” – Albert Camus
  36. “But what is happiness, except the simple harmony between a man and the life he leads?” – Albert Camus
  37. “Every act of rebellion expresses a nostalgia for innocence.” – Albert Camus
  38. “Truth is mysterious, elusive, always to be conquered. Liberty is dangerous, as hard to live with as it is elating. We must march toward these two goals, painfully but resolutely, certain in advance of our failings on so long a road.” – Albert Camus
  39. “To be happy we must not be too concerned with others.” – Albert Camus
  40. “To know oneself, one should assert oneself.” – Albert Camus
  41. “Real nobility is based on scorn, courage, and profound indifference.” – Albert Camus

  42. “Man is the only creature that refuses to be what he is.” – Albert Camus
  43. “Every great work makes the human face more admirable and richer, and that is its whole secret.” – Albert Camus
  44. “I began not by feeling torn, but in plentitude.” – Albert Camus
  45. “In order to understand the world, one has to turn away from it on occasion.” – Albert Camus
  46. “You have to be very rich or very poor to live without a trade.” – Albert Camus
  47. “The place we are to get knowledge is in books. The true university of these days is a collection of books.” – Albert Camus
  48. “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
  49. “Men must live and create. Live to the point of tears.” – Albert Camus
  50. “I know of one duty, and that is to love.” – Albert Camus
  51. “Too many have dispensed with generosity in order to practice charity.” – Albert Camus
  52. “Without work, all life goes rotten. But when work is soulless, life stifles and does.” – Albert Camus

  53. “Every artist wants to be recognized. So do I.” – Albert Camus
  54. “We get into the habit of living before acquiring the habit of thinking. In that race which daily hastens us towards death, the body maintains its irreparable lead.” – Albert Camus
  55. “The real passion of the twentieth century is servitude.” – Albert Camus

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