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Liberal capitalism is not at all the Good of humanity. Quite the contrary; it is the vehicle of savage, destructive nihilism.
Alain Badiou
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Michel Eyquem de Montaigne
I know well what I am fleeing from but not what I am in search of.
Michel Eyquem de Montaigne
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Charles De Montesquieu,
To become truly great, one has to stand with people, not above them.
Charles De Montesquieu,
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Albert Camus
Some people talk in their sleep. Lecturers talk while other people sleep.
Albert Camus
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Albert Camus
Truth, like light, blinds. Falsehood, on the contrary, is a beautiful twilight that enhances every object.
Albert Camus
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Michel Eyquem de Montaigne
Valor is stability, not of legs and arms, but of courage and the soul.
Michel Eyquem de Montaigne
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Albert Camus
Nobody realizes that some people expend tremendous energy merely to be normal.
Albert Camus
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Blaise Pascal
Kind words do not cost much. Yet they accomplish much.
Blaise Pascal
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Nothing is less instructive than a machine.
Simone Weil
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Charles De Montesquieu,
What orators lack in depth they make up for in length.
Charles De Montesquieu,
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Albert Camus
Nothing is more despicable than respect based on fear.
Albert Camus
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Albert Camus
Beauty is unbearable, drives us to despair, offering us for a minute the glimpse of an eternity that we should like to stretch out over the whole of time.
Albert Camus
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Albert Camus
Man is the only creature that refuses to be what he is.
Albert Camus
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Albert Camus
You will never be happy if you continue to search for what happiness consists of. You will never live if you are looking for the meaning of life.
Albert Camus
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Albert Camus
Charm is a way of getting the answer yes without asking a clear question.
Albert Camus
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Albert Camus
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
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Albert Camus
Every act of rebellion expresses a nostalgia for innocence and an appeal to the essence of being.
Albert Camus
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Albert Camus
You cannot create experience. You must undergo it.
Albert Camus
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Albert Camus
We always deceive ourselves twice about the people we love - first to their advantage, then to their disadvantage.
Albert Camus
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Albert Camus
But what is happiness except the simple harmony between a man and the life he leads?
Albert Camus
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Albert Camus
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.
Albert Camus
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Albert Camus
It is not your paintings I like, it is your painting.
Albert Camus
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Albert Camus
How can sincerity be a condition of friendship? A taste for truth at any cost is a passion which spares nothing.
Albert Camus
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Albert Camus
The need to be right is the sign of a vulgar mind.
Albert Camus
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Albert Camus
An intellectual is someone whose mind watches itself.
Albert Camus
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Albert Camus
Blessed are the hearts that can bend; they shall never be broken.
Albert Camus
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Albert Camus
The struggle itself towards the heights is enough to fill a man's heart. One must imagine Sisyphus happy.
Albert Camus
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Albert Camus
It is normal to give away a little of one's life in order not to lose it all.
Albert Camus
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Albert Camus
To correct a natural indifference I was placed half-way between misery and the sun. Misery kept me from believing that all was well under the sun, and the sun taught me that history wasn't everything.
Albert Camus
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Albert Camus
Men must live and create. Live to the point of tears.
Albert Camus
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