Posts Tagged ‘Albert Camus’

Quote of the day, Dec. 24

December 24, 2017

Albert Camus, on the college professor

“Some people talk in their sleep. Lecturers talk while other people sleep.”

Quote of the day, Dec. 16

December 17, 2017

Albert Camus, on rebellion (from The Rebel)

“What is a rebel? A man who says no.”

Quote of the day, Oct. 22

October 23, 2017

Albert Camus, from Notebooks 1935-1942

“Real generosity towards the future lies in giving all to the present.”


Quote of the day, Nov. 8

November 8, 2013

Albert Camus, on freedom (1960)

“The aim of art, the aim of a life can only be to increase the sum of freedom and responsibility to be found in every man and in the world. It cannot, under any circumstances, be to reduce or suppress that freedom, even temporarily.”

Quote of the day, April 22

April 22, 2013

Albert Camus, on art

“If the world were clear, art would not exist.”

Quote of the day, May 26

May 25, 2012

Albert Camus, on creativity

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

Quote of the day, Sept. 10

September 11, 2011

Albert Camus, on freedom

“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. “