Born in Algeria in 1913, Albert Camus published The Stranger–now one of the most widely read novels of this century–in 1942. Celebrated in intellectual circles, Camus was awarded the Nobel Prize for Literature in 1957. On January 4, 1960, he was killed in a car accident.
A guilty conscience needs to confess. A work of art is a confession.
Don’t walk behind me, I may not lead. Don’t walk in front of me, I may not follow. Just walk beside me and be my friend.
Life is the sum of all your choices.
Peace is the only battle worth waging.
To an engineer, good enough means perfect. With an artist, there’s no such thing as perfect.
To grow old is to pass from passion to compassion.