Albert Camus Quotes

Nothing is more despicable than respect based on fear.

 
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Albert Camus
Albert Camus
  • Born: November 7, 1913
  • Died: January 4, 1960
  • Nationality: French
  • Profession: Philosopher

Albert Camus was a French philosopher, author, and journalist. His views contributed to the rise of the philosophy known as absurdism. He wrote in his essay The Rebel that his whole life was devoted to opposing the philosophy of nihilism while still delving deeply into individual freedom. He won the Nobel Prize in Literature at the age of 44 in 1957, the second youngest recipient in history.

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