Ce que je sais de la morale, c'est au football que je le dois. (I know of morality, it is football that I owe.)
By: Albert Camus
It occurred to me that anyway one more Sunday was over that Maman was buried now, that I was going back to work, and that, really, nothing had changed.
back to work
A novel is never anything but a philosophy expressed in images. And in a good novel the philosophy has disappeared into the images.
How had I not seen that there was nothing more important than an execution, and that when you come right down to it, it was the only thing a man could truly be interested in?
That's the way man is, cher monsieur. He has two faces: he can't love without self-love.
May heaven protect us, cher monsieur, from being set on a pedestal by our friends!!!
We don't have the time to completely be ourselves. We only have the room to be happy.
The absurd is a shadow cast over everything we do and even if we try to live life as if it has meaning as if there are reasons for doing things the absurd will linger in the back of our minds as a nagging doubt that perhaps there is no point.
What did it matter if he existed for two or for twenty years? Happiness was the fact that he had existed.
What on earth prompted you to take a hand in this?
But,' I reminded myself, 'it's common knowledge that life isn't worth living, anyhow.
A mans work is nothing but this slow trek to rediscover, through the detours of art, those two or three great and simple images in whose presence his heart first opened.
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