The nobility of our calling will always be rooted in two commitments difficult to observe: refusal to lie about what we know, and resistance to oppression.
I don’t oppose for the sake of resisting. I simply observe what I see and all things fall out from that.
- The only way to deal with an unfree world is to become so absolutely free that your very existence is an act of rebellion.
- There is always a philosophy for lack of courage.
- You are forgiven for your happiness and your successes only if you generously consent to share them.
- Always go too far, because that’s where you’ll find the truth.
- I rebel; therefore we exist.
- The real passion of the twentieth century is servitude.
- Every rebellion implies some kind of unity.
- Integrity has no need of rules.
- Truth, like light, blinds. Falsehood, on the contrary, is a beautiful twilight that enhances every object.
- What is a rebel? A man who says no.
- The opposite of an idealist is too often a man without love.
- The need to be right is the sign of a vulgar mind.
- There is but one truly serious philosophical problem and that is suicide.
Albert Camus …one more philosopher…1913-1960