Favorite Quotations ~† Albert Camus Notebooks 1935-1951

"You know what charm is: a way of getting the answer yes without having asked any clear question." ~ Albert Camus

Albert Camus

I have a good, hearty laugh and an energetic handshake, and those are trump cards.

May heaven protect us, cher monsieur, from being set on a pedestal by our friends.

I love life thatís my real weakness. I love it so much that I am incapable of imagining what is not life.

Your successes and happiness are forgiven you only if you generously consent to share them.

What doesnít kill me makes me stronger.

What we call basic truths are simply the ones we discover after all the others. When one has no character one has to apply a method.

To be happy, we must not be too concerned with others.

There is no fate that cannot be surmounted by scorn.

Life is a sum of all your choices.

Integrity needs no rules.

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